Slade is the Head of Digital at Buzz, a global creative product agency that develops connected product solutions. Working with companies like Anheiser-Busch, Qantas Airways and Carlton United Breweries (CUB) the team at Buzz have pioneered award winning IoT products for integrated digital marketing campaigns.

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).