Dave Scheine is the Australian Country Manager at Podium, a customer messaging and payments platform for local business. Dave has over 15 years of experience launching and scaling international teams and operations at global companies such as Google, Yelp, and Vend. At Podium, Dave oversees strategy and growth, providing local Australian businesses with the platform to connect with their customers. Through it’s SMS-based platform, Podium helps local businesses receive more reviews, collect payments, send SMS campaigns, and centralise their communications - all on the channels their customers prefer. Podium’s centralised platform aggregates communications from channels such as Google, Facebook, Instagram and TripAdvisor.