Meet the Team: Ben

We’re highlighting our business’ strongest asset: our wonderful team!

Here at the Canberra Innovation Network, we’re passionate about innovation and are here to help you make an impact and change the world. Our team is full of clever, connected, and creative people and we’re excited to introduce you to our newest member, Ben Garrett.

Explain what you do at CBRIN in 25 words or less.

Marketing and events with collaborators and entrepreneurs from CBRIN and UNSW Launch.

Tell us about what you are working on at the moment.

I am working on my digital media skills with the CBRIN Marketing team as well as working on Posters and Events for Launch on Northbourne.

Who or what inspires you?

The people around me, I always have had the belief if you surround yourself with people who lift you up, lend you knowledge and help you learn from your mistakes. This inspires me to explore more people and their knowledge.

What’s your favourite book or podcast?

The Hamish and Andy podcast is always a good one to have something playing in the background or on default in the car.

What are you most passionate about?

Any sports AFL, Cricket, Basketball, NFL and more.

If you could dis-invent one thing, what would it be and why?

Multiple adaptors, just have one cable for all.

What’s your drink of choice?

Mocha/Vanilla Latte

What do you work towards in your free time?

Growing my portfolio and network, whether it is photography, videography, web design or more. Being covered across all of these is something I am proud of and always populate my portfolio when I have time.

What’s the coolest innovation you’ve read or heard about lately?

All the advancing tech in metaverses and immersive experiences are pretty amazing. With it just the beginning it would be cool to see what it is like in a few years from now.

What is something that never fails to make you smile?

Babies laughing or people failing.

What are you currently watching on Netflix?


Tell us something interesting about yourself that we may not know?

I am a massive outdoors and adventure fan, I love to escape to the middle of nowhere, camping, fishing, and offroading.

If you were a crayon, what colour would you be?


Thanks, Ben! You can connect with Ben at our office in the city.