an Operator’s Consultancy.

Emmanual Kant said that “experience without theory is blind … theory without experience is mere intellectual play“.

Combining theory with deep operational experience, Radiocarbon is the field-manual for tomorrow’s innovators.  

Our team have operated globally across leading multinationals, encompassing growth strategy, innovation, venture capital and consumer marketing. Our team have won Cannes Lions through to Global A’Design, AdNews campaign and international product-of-year accolades. We’ve led global brands and turnarounds, we’ve built internationally benchmarked innovation models and consistently outperformed all key global innovation benchmarks.

We’re here to share what we’ve learned. You’ll benefit from what only operational experience can provide. 

Let us hear your story. Let us share how we can help ignite the next chapter of it. 

“You just saved us a year. And even then we still may not have figured it out.”

(Radiocarbon client)

ALASTAIR KENVYN

ALASTAIR KENVYN

MANAGING PARTNER

Alastair is Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Radiocarbon. In addition to leading key client engagements, he oversees Radiocarbon’s commercial operations and client services.

Prior to Radiocarbon, Alastair was in New York as a partner at ZX-Ventures, the strategic growth unit of AB InBev (the world’s largest Brewer). Prior to that, he was in London with Unilever’s global personal care team. 

Alastair’s experience spans Corporate Venture Capital, Corporate Strategy, Innovation, Marketing and Process Design. He holds an MBA from AGSM at the University of New South Wales, and a Bachelor of Business. 

ADAM HAMILTON

ADAM HAMILTON

PARTNER

Adam is the Co-Founder and Head of Product at Radiocarbon. He leads the development of Radiocarbon’s IP, process and software systems.

Prior to Radiocarbon, Adam was Head of Innovation at Glanbia Performance Nutrition and a member of the Global Innovation Centre of Excellence. He has also held senior innovation and marketing roles at Mars, Lion and Saputo (Devondale).

Adam specialises in Organic Corporate Innovation, Capital Expenditure programs and new Innovation Structures. He has a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing and e-Commerce).

ALEX BRADLEY

ALEX BRADLEY

CONSULTANT

Alex is an Innovation Consultant and specialist in Product and Business Model Innovation, Service Design and Lean Innovation Testing Methodologies. She is also the founder of The Innovation Panel and GO_Invent.

Prior to working with Radiocarbon, Alex founded multiple ventures out of RAC WA’s Innovation Hub (Strata Town) and held senior Marketing & Innovation positions across Australia and the UK, including Samsung Electronics. 

Alex holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia.

DAISY TSEN

DAISY TSEN

ASSOCIATE CONSULTANT

Daisy is an Associate Consultant and specialist in UX design, Social Impact and User Centred Innovation. She leads the UX design of Radiocarbon’s proprietary models and tools as well as supporting client ventures.  

Prior to working with Radiocarbon, Daisy was a design associate at Techstars, Australia Post’s Startup Accelerator and at General Assembly. She has volunteered extensively, including TedX, Pause Fest and the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre. 

Daisy holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne.

ELLIOT DEL GRECO

ELLIOT DEL GRECO

CONSULTANT

Elliot is an Innovation Consultant and specialist in Business Model Disruption, Ideation and Strategic Brand Marketing. He’s founded of various ventures including Meridian Real Estate and My Own Space. 

Prior to working with Radiocarbon, Elliot was a Portfolio Marketing Manager at Mars. Other previous positions include Marketing and Consulting roles at Totem Onelove and Blac List. 

Elliot holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne and Bachelor of Business Information Systems from Deakin.

 

SY RASHID

SY RASHID

DEVELOPER

Sy supports Radiocarbon as both an Innovation consultant and as co-lead developer of Radiocarbon’s software platform ‘Gate Zero’.

Gate Zero is a front-end innovation platform that structures and automates  critical aspects of corporate innovation, particularly in its early stages prior to in-market testing. It’s offered exclusively to Radiocarbon’s clients.

In addition to Gate Zero, Sy is co-founder of development agency Mango Tree, as well as a teacher at coding bootcamp Le Wagon.

NICOLAS PROTO

NICOLAS PROTO

DEVELOPER

Nico supports Radiocarbon with technology and digitisation, and is co-lead developer of Radiocarbon’s software platform ‘Gate Zero’.

Gate Zero is a front-end innovation platform that structures and automates  critical aspects of corporate innovation, particularly in its early stages prior to in-market testing. It’s offered exclusively to Radiocarbon’s clients. 

In addition to Gate Zero, Nico is co-founder of development agency Mango Tree, as well as a teacher at coding bootcamp Le Wagon.

 

TESTIMONIALS:

WORKING ALONGSIDE ADAM ALLOWED ME TO OBSERVE HIS STRONG STRATEGIC MIND AND CROSS FUNCTIONAL LEADERSHIP, HIS TRACK RECORD OF TURNING AROUND BUSINESS PERFORMANCE ON BIG FMCG BRANDS, AND HIS ABILITY TO DELIVER INSIGHTFUL NPD THAT DRIVES BUSINESS SUCCESS.”

Brett Whelan

Marketing Director - Middle East, Fonterra (MIDDLE EAST)

AL IS AN OUTSTANDING MENTOR AND CHAMPION FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL INNOVATION. AFTER MEETING WITH AL AND SEEING HIS PROGRAM IN ACTION, YOU CAN’T WAIT TO START INVENTING THE FUTURE IMMEDIATELY.”

Gavin Schmidt

Evolv Ventures Managing Partner, Kraft Heinz (USA)

“WORKING WITH ADAM, IT’S CLEAR THAT HE APPROACHES INNOVATION AND COMMERCIALISATION IN A WAY THAT CHALLENGES CONVENTIONS AND NORMS. ADAM POSSESSES A DATA DRIVEN GROWTH MINDSET THAT TRULY SETS HIM APART FROM THE MAJORITY OF CORPORATE INNOVATORS.”

Karl Bickley

Head of Innovation, Glanbia Performance Nutrition (EMEA)

“THERE’S A DIFFERENT LEVEL OF IMPACT TO HEAR THE PRACTITIONER’S PERSPECTIVE. THE INSIGHT WAS COMPELLING FOR US AT NIKE, IT GAVE US A LOT OF IDEAS AND A LOT TO THINK ABOUT.”

Jake Stefanik

GM - Startup Engine, Nike (USA)

“THEY’VE BEEN GIVEN RUNWAY TO TRIAL AND LEARN FROM A NEW SPECTRUM OF INNOVATION PRACTICES. THIS IS AN INVALUABLE SOURCE OF COUNSEL FOR ANYONE EMBARKING ON THIS JOURNEY.”

Rachel Gordon

Global Director, Pepsico (USA)

“RADIOCARBON KNOW WHAT THEY’RE DOING. THEY BRING A GREAT BLEND OF INNOVATION PRACTICE INSIDE BIG MULTI-NATIONALS COMBINED WITH FIRSTHAND EXPERIENCE OF BUILDING & OPERATING MORE TRANSFORMATIVE INNOVATION MODELS REQUIRED TO COMPETE IN THIS NEW AGE. MOST IMPORTANTLY, THEY WALK THE TALK.”

Gavin Kaplan

Head of Growth Hub, Mondelez (AUS)

“EXACTLY THE THINKING AND EXPERIENCE THAT PEOPLE NEED TO SUCCEED IN INNOVATION, AND COMPANIES NEED TO REMAIN AGILE AND HUMAN-CENTRIC.”

Julian Mancia

Lead Inventor, ?What If! (USA)

“IT’S HARD TO IMAGINE THAT ANYONE CURRENTLY WORKING IN INNOVATION GLOBALLY WOULDN’T BENEFIT FROM ALASTAIR’S INSIGHT. HIS EXPOSURE TO DISRUPTION AND TRANSFORMATION (PARTICULARLY IN LARGE ORGANISATIONS) MEANS HE JOINS A GROUP OF THE MOST RELEVANT PEOPLE IN INNOVATION TODAY.”

Patrick O'Riordan

Global VP - Innovation, AB-InBev (USA)

“AL’S PASSION FOR DISRUPTIVE BUSINESSES AND TECHNOLOGIES AS WELL AS KNOWLEDGE ABOUT LEAN DESIGN THINKING IS UNRIVALLED AND WILL NO DOUBT BE THE BENEFIT OF ANY LARGE CORPORATION LOOKING TO PUSH THE BOUNDARIES AND BREAK FROM THE NORMS OF LONG-LEAD, COSTLY INNOVATION.”

Will Humphries

Global Entertainment, Unilever (UK)

“I WATCHED AL SINGLE HANDEDLY CREATE AN INTERNAL STARTUP ACCELERATOR PROGRAM FROM AN IDEA ON A PAGE TO A VALUE GENERATING ENGINE OVERNIGHT. HE APPROACHES ALMOST ANY PROBLEM WITH A UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE AND A UNIQUE WAY OF RALLYING THE ORGANISATION. TRUST AL TO GET SEEMINGLY IMPOSSIBLE THINGS DONE.”

James Keane

CEO, Airfoil LLC - Ex AB InBev (USA)

“ADAM IS PASSIONATE ABOUT INNOVATION AND STRATEGY. THIS PASSION COUPLED WITH HIS STRATEGIC AGILITY AND ABILITY TO EXECUTE HAS RESULTED IN HIM LAUNCHING NUMEROUS CATEGORY-LEADING INNOVATIONS AND DRIVING POSITIVE TURNAROUNDS OF VARIOUS MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR PORTFOLIOS.”

Mark Davis

Marketing Director, Mars (AUS)

“ALASTAIR CAN INTEGRATE LEAN STARTUP, DESIGN THINKING AND STAGE-GATE PROCESS SEAMLESSLY INSIDE A BIG ORGANISATION – AND USE THEM TO BREAK OPEN WHITE SPACE OPPORTUNITIES. I’VE SEEN IT, HE’S THE REAL DEAL.”

Todd Gordon

Director of Marketing, University of Otago (NZ)

“ALASTAIR FUNDAMENTALLY UNDERSTANDS BOTH THE RIGOUR AND CULTURAL FACTORS NEEDED TO GENERATE SUCCESSFUL CORPORATE INNOVATION INITIATIVES THAT PRODUCE A RETURN.”

Michael Duda

CEO, Bullish NYC (USA)

“ADAM HAS AN OUTSTANDING STRATEGIC PERSPECTIVE, A THIRST FOR INNOVATION, PLUS THE ABILITY TO ROLL HIS SLEEVES UP AND EXECUTE WITH EXCELLENCE. RELIABLE, CONSIDERED AND DOWN-TO-EARTH, ADAM IS SOMEONE YOU WANT ON YOUR TEAM RATHER THAN THE COMPETITION’S.”

Justin Monaghan

Strategy Director, IKON Communications (AUS)

WORKING CLOSELY WITH ADAM AT MARS INC., HE WAS IDENTIFIED AS ONE OF THE TOP TALENTS FOR THE COMPANY FUTURE. HE DISPLAYED HIS STRATEGIC AGILITY COMBINED WITH LEADERSHIP TO BRING TO MARKET MULTIPLE PRODUCT INNOVATIONS “NEW TO WORLD”.”

Marnie Flanagan

Founder & CEO , Naturally Wild (AUS)

“AL’S AN EXCEPTIONAL MENTOR FROM BOTH A PROCESS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL PERSPECTIVE, TEACHING AND ENCOURAGING NEW WAYS OF WORKING, AND PRODUCING REAL OUTCOMES.”

Ben Yoskovitz

Author, Lean Analytics (CANADA)