Audio Council

IAB Australia launched the Audio Council in 2015 in response to the growth of the Australian digital audio marketplace. The Council strives to educate marketers and agencies on the value of online audio and podcasts as powerful and effective advertising mediums. The Audio Council has an expert membership base from which to leverage competency and experience, with the following primary goals:

  • Education of and for the digital audio marketplace
  • To develop relevant business models to direct the future of the sector
  • To increase the value of the online audio advertising¬†
  • To establish standards and guidelines for audio to define the future of the market.

Audio Council member representatives:

  • Richard Palmer – co-chair – Triton Digital
  • Gillian Ramsay -ABC
  • Henrik Isaksson -Acast
  • Emily Croker – Acast
  • Liam Daley – Acast
  • Daisy Smith – Acast
  • Corey Layton – ARN
  • Richard Howells – ARN
  • Jamie Chaux -Commercial Radio
  • Ralph Van Dijk – Eardrum
  • Pat Danahay – Google
  • Dimitri Ovchinnikoff – Macquarie Media
  • Hayley Bourne – Macquarie Media
  • Sam Elson – Magnite
  • Shannon Hollis – News Corp
  • Kane Reiken – Nova Entertainment
  • Tim Armstrong – Nova Entertainment
  • Sharon Taylor – Omny Studios
  • Brooke Aniseko – Publicis
  • Chris Johnson – SCA
  • Jonathan Mandel – SCA
  • Pieter Manten – Spotify
  • Sam Ward – The Trade Desk
  • Kristine Celona – Verizon
  • Sam Moles – Whooshkaa

If you have any questions relating to the work being carried out by this Council, please email

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