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Colin Birney

Colin Birney is the Head of Business Development at Square Australia. Colin holds a degree in business from Monash University and leads the sales teams at Square. With a belief that everyone should be able to participate and thrive in the economy, Square revolutionised payments in 2009 with Square Reader, making it possible for anyone to accept card payments using a smartphone or tablet. Today, Square has a whole suite of ecosystem products, from payments to point of sale, small business loans to eCommerce solutions, to support businesses of all sizes and types to start, run and grow.

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intelligent automation, tech

Doing more with less: let tech do the heavy lifting this new financial year

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sins of customer service

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collaborative, fast-track, predictions, digital tools

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unified, omnichannel

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Advanced technology driving growth, tech-averse, tech tools, tech skills

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