Pete Williams is an award-winning entrepreneur, author, and marketer from Melbourne, Australia. At the young age of 21, Pete sold the Melbourne Cricket Ground (Australia’s Yankee Stadium) for under $500! Since then, he’s made the pages of numerous media publications and referred to as “Australia’s Richard Branson”.
Pete is known for his uncanny ability to identify and create successful business. Some of his companies include: On Hold Advertising, Infiniti Telecommunications, Simply Headsets and Preneur Group. He’s also author of the international smash hit ‘How to Turn Your Million-Dollar Idea Into a Reality’.
His awards include some of the most prestigious awards in the entrepreneur industry. Pete’s been honored as the Global Runner-Up in the JCI Creative Young Entrepreneur Awards for 2009, Southern Region Finalist in the Ernst & Young 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year, and a member of Smart Company’s Top 30 Under 30.
Pete is also an international speaker, marketing consultant and a faculty member of one the world largest internet marketing training academies, The Challenge.
When Pete isn’t pushing the limits as a thriving entrepreneur, he likes walks on the beach, avoids getting caught in the rain, and passes on the pina coladas. But in all seriousness, he’s an avid outdoor adventurer taking 3rd Place in his age group in the 2002 Victorian Triathlon. Some of his favorite things include Montepulciano d’Abruzzo red wine, and anything made by Apple and Nike.