Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand at Pandora (Internet Radio)
Jane Huxley is the managing director of Pandora Australia and New Zealand - responsible for the introduction and growth of personalised radio service Pandora to the ANZ market, drawing on her 25 years of strategic business, marketing, sales and change management in the Asia Pacific region.
Jane's experience in identifying and transitioning companies to digital based business was heavily cultivated in her prior role at Fairfax Media, Australia's largest news, information and community website group, where she held the position of CEO and Publisher for the Digital Division (Metropolitan). In this role, Jane led the product, mobile, video and online business approaches and oversaw the online technology, creative, marketing and online editorial divisions.
Within her career, Jane has held several senior positions with some of the biggest national and international technology lifestyle brands and initiatives, such as Microsoft, Vodafone and Earth Hour, where she has worked across technical, sales and marketing arms of the businesses. Amongst many marketing and business qualifications, Jane is also Graduate (GAICD) of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds a degree in Change Management from AGSM.
Jane is passionate about her work at Pandora: bringing free streaming radio to people around Australia and New Zealand that is uniquely customised to each listener. On a personal note, Jane's Pandora stations are heavily influenced by two defining characteristics: her completely unfulfilled life as an actress resulting in a whole lot of show tunes/angst ridden female vocals, and her husband and two young daughters, culminating in a weird mash up of Disney and Pearl Jam.
Jane was sought to be an impactful presenter which was evident from feedback the audience shared with us. Jane really tied up the messaging that was delivered throughout the day around purpose and story which sat really well with the audience.