Omar de Silva is an entrepreneur, investor and advisor.
Over the past decade, Omar has focussed heavily on the education sector within Australia, launching the nation’s first bachelor degrees in Applied Entrepreneurship and Social Entrepreneurship, before then founding professional education provider The Plato Project.
In 2019, Omar launched ed-tech start-up FourthRev with close friend Jack Hylands. As at August 2020, FourthRev has 8 university partnerships across Australia, the UK and the US, featuring courses built in collaboration with Salesforce, AWS, Tableau, Xero and more.
Over his career, Omar has also worked extensively as a consultant and advisor, supporting organisations of varying sizes – from micro-businesses through to multi-national corporations – to develop and optimise strategy and leadership for the digital economy. Investments from his career are managed through start-up studio and strategy consultancy, Soar Studio.
In 2018, Omar established For Men Australia – a registered charity solely focussed on proactively developing the mental health and wellbeing of Australian men. In 2019, Omar proudly accepted the invitation to Chair kid’s cancer charity, Little Big Steps. Omar also remains active working with schools to support the development of entrepreneurial capacity within students.
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