Through his company Creator Global, Slade specialises in Product Design for the Internet of Things (IoT). Slade’s experience in end-to-end product development covers ideation, design, manufacturing and digital development for connected products.

In his previous role working with Buzz Products, Slade developed a team that created award winning IoT products for companies like Anheiser-Busch, Qantas Airways and Carlton United Breweries (CUB).

Slade started working with Internet technologies in 1999, co-founding The Rewards Factory, a business providing online member benefits and loyalty platforms to over 400 Australian and New Zealand corporate clients. Slade has also lead a number of large scale web and mobile development projects as founder and CEO of CrowdSauce with products recognised independently at Web2.0 Expo (San Francisco) and Tech 23 (Sydney).