Square began with a simple idea: everyone should be able to accept credit cards. From a revolutionary card reader to an online marketplace, Square are helping local sellers connect with customers everywhere.

Assignment

To find a senior executive to be ‘first in country’ to lead, drive and execute the strategy for expansion into the Australian marketplace.

An extensive talent mapping exercise was undertaken in both the Australian and San Francisco markets over a period of 12 weeks. This resulted in three candidates flying to San Francisco for further assessment and the preferred candidate met Square CEO and Chairman, Jack Dorsey for the final interview.