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Jason
Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia
Entrepreneur from Bondi Beach with one great co-founder / wife, two great sons and our businesses gDiapers (www.gDiapers.com) & gCycle (www.gCycle.com.au)
Interests: The family, running marathons, rugby, cricket, writing...and running the business
Recent Activity
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As is often the case at conferences, the last night before the final day is typically "heady"especially when we are housed in a 20 room castle with oceans of alcohol positioned on every corner, air hockey, pool and an epic... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at g: the early years...
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Before I launch into a review of the day, let's take a look at our digs for the event. It's a castle. Yes, a castle. Sunrise at the castle. A room with a view. The dining room. In our room...Yes... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at g: the early years...
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The April Summit is being held in Krickenbeck, Germany in a forest, in a castle. As you do. The Foundation's work is to bring the Circular Economy to life. With gCycle, we are definitely in the right place and based... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at g: the early years...
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Last week was jam packed full of meetings. And there were tailwinds for us too. The UK Government announced significant funding to end single-use plastic waste, Sky (yes, Murdoch's outfit) announced their own funding to support new technologies to end... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at g: the early years...
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Despite big dumpings of snow in London recently, we landed yesterday to a perfect Spring day. Like my father before me, the first thing you do when you get off a plane is go for a run. It works out... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2018 at g: the early years...
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Etihad Airways thinks I'm blind and I have no idea why...I think I was pretty blind over the Easter long weekend. They were expecting a seeing-eye dog at check-in. They will be disappointed. Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at g: the early years...
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Despite 3 years of failed attempts to explore Sydney with the family, this weekend we finally hit the road and headed a whole hour north to Palm Beach. We were blessed with freakishly good weather (28C - 31C) that guaranteed... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2018 at g: the early years...
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After raising the kids for 10 years in the US, they are now nearly fully Australianised. Surfing, cricket, tennis and golf dominate along with one strong US influence - basketball. Son #1 in fact toured his previous homeland of America... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2018 at g: the early years...
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Three years since my last blog post and so much has happened. We are three years living back in Sydney and gDiapers continues on with our team in the US and UK. We have been toiling away on a new... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2018 at g: the early years...
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To the gFamily. Kim & I wanted to reach out and give you an update on the latest news from gHQ. gDiapers is coming up to its 10 year anniversary. In that time we have evolved from a small start... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at g: the early years...
After 10 years of writing here on my blog, I took a test drive of Medium yesterday and wrote a little something over there. Go check it out! Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2014 at g: the early years...
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One of Lake Oswego Youth Rugby's Grade 5/6 teams won the State Championships last weekend. After finishing the regular season in 4th place, the Musketeers faced an undefeated Portland West Crusaders in the Semi Finals. After regular play, the game... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2014 at g: the early years...
Kim speaking eloquently about women in the workplace with Real Leaders. Sheryl Sandberg's Lean-in is great but then the baby arrives and then what? Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2014 at g: the early years...
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As some of you may know, we have a blog series, highlighting families who use g's in unique circumstances. We are following a family living 10,000' above sealevel in Colorado and another living in a cabin in Maine. Perhaps our... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at g: the early years...
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If you're not watching Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey on Fox (ironic, I know) you and your kids are missing out. It is simply brilliant. The host, Neil DeGrasse Tyson is a fantastic host (and astrophysicist). The kids are mersmerized by... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at g: the early years...
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Another great couple of weeks of footy. Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at g: the early years...
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Spring Break this year has shaped up to be one of the most complicated travel experiences yet in 9 years of living in the US. Here’s how it is unfolding. As always, we sort of totally forgot it was coming.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2014 at g: the early years...
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Another fun weekend in Vegas! Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2014 at g: the early years...
From the get-go, Kim has been more than just the President / Co-founder of g. She is also the "keeper of the brand". That might sound amorphous but the below from Seth Godin nails it. We missed that last year... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2014 at g: the early years...
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I'm not even a lay Catholic but the Pope is making me ask the hard question at the ripe old age of 43: is it time for a conversion? He is a Saint...Meanwhile many of my son Fynn's mates are... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2014 at g: the early years...
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Our mates at Every Mother Counts had a big 2013. Check out their impact here! I am running the NY City Marathon this year to support EMC's mission to support maternal health in developing countries. And I really need to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2014 at g: the early years...
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After a break back in Sydney to get our US work visas renewed over the Christmas / New Year period, Kim and I and the boys are back State side and ready for a big year. We kicked off yesterday... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2014 at g: the early years...
As we roll into 2014, here's a great piece describing what it is to be a B Corporation. Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2014 at g: the early years...
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The real reason I have been out for 4 months is actually related to a death I have been mourning. It is the death of my beloved Wallabies, Australia's national rugby team. It was once a powerhouse but alas today... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2013 at g: the early years...