Plato Project appoints Elissa Newall as new CEO to lead expansion

Elissa Newall has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Plato Project, recently moving from her senior marketing post at RMIT University to join our team of brilliant and bold minds at the end of January 2018.

Her first challenge is to plot the course for high business growth and to lead expansion of the Plato Project domestically and overseas.

“It’s a gripping new challenge and I am thrilled to be working with the Plato Project,” says Elissa Newall. “It’s such a future-focused and innovative brand, and one with values I truly respect and admire.”

Co-founder Omar de Silva continues with the Plato Project as Executive Director.

“We are delighted to have Elissa on board,” says Omar de Silva. “She is an outstanding talent. A perfect mix of strategic acumen, customer focus and attention to detail – exactly what’s required to drive our next phase of growth.”

Elissa Newall is one of Australia’s leaders in higher education marketing, known for her expertise in digital and campaign strategy, relentless drive and operational rigour. After over a decade in senior marketing roles, she was headhunted by the Plato Project, bringing marketing prowess and strong focus on collaboration to the business.

The Plato Project is the new business school enabling individuals and organisations to develop capabilities for purpose and success in the digital economy. The Plato Project partners with organisations such as REA Group, Broadsheet Media, Carsales and Who Gives A Crap to deliver a range of programs across entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership.

If you want to get in touch with Elissa, reach out on LinkedIn.

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