Glenn Smith

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Glenn was educated in Australia, trained as a photographer and photo lithography before moving to the UK in the early 1980's joining the pioneers of digital image scanning and manipulation firstly as a training instructor, product manager and sales and marketing travelling the world making presentations on technology change. Returning to Australia in 1993 he was instrumental in the establishment of Indigo digital imaging in Australia before the desire to build his own business began. Targetmailer was the first venture, the building of one of the first email marketing softwares. Seeing the opportunities being developed by the internet established Response Mechanix for Web Design & SEO services in 2000 before embarking on Holiday Rental Marketing and management under the guise of Thredbonet Marketing in the NSW Snowy Mountains. In 2006 he began the development of the innovative GENKAN Property Management Software which launched in 2010. Currently CEO of GENKAN and Thredbonet Marketing. Seen by many as a maverick marketeer, a visionary agent of change in pioneering new ideas and technologies. Has a vision to see the Holiday Rental Managers Association (HRMA) get off the ground in Australia to represent a major part of Australian Tourism.

Recent blog posts written by Glenn Smith

Ploughing your Own Success

Are you building your success on someone else’s land? Are you putting all your energy and hard work only to build…

Posted In Media

Another corporate digs its claws into our industry

 This latest move by Stayz has that same destructive grab and run feel about it. Sort of reminiscent of  RealEstate.com.au all over again….

Posted In Australia, Marketing, Technology