Office Hours Mentor: Aaron Welch

Office Hours is a free mentoring program designed to connect upcoming entrepreneurs with experts. Mentors provide advice, help you develop a specific skill or gain knowledge. This micro-volunteering (four hours a month) program puts you in contact with members who want to give back and share their insights.

February 6, 2018

Name: Aaron Welch

Current Position: Founder Director

Current Company: Red Bird Creative

Linkedin Profile: Aaron Welch

Affiliations: BNI Centre Line

Relevant Work Experience: Networking in my industry, freelancing, producing a music video, then starting a business. Experience is invaluable which is what I want to pass on.

Education Background: Certificate IV in Small Business ManagementDiploma in Screen (Animation), SAE InstituteDiploma of Technology (Instructional Multimedia), WCIT

Key areas you can assist with: 

* Networking* Executive Summary for a business plan* Understanding the challenges of startups Work ethic* Leading from the front

Something people will find interesting about you:

Between 2002 and 2007 I traveled the world. For a season I worked in Whistler and three in Tignes, France. The seasons were all about snowboarding.

What are you passionate about:

Perth and in extension WA can be so much more than a natural resource dependent state. This will always be an important economic pillar, but we need to diversify our economy. So I want to offer my experience to see other Creatives in animation, music, film, software and technology achieves careers they are passionate about.

Do you give permission for Spacecubed members to contact you directly via email? Yes

Day of the week you prefer to volunteer: Wednesday