Taryn Williams is one of Australia’s most popular female entrepreneurs and digitial influencers. She was awarded the 2017 B&T Women in Media tech leader and recognised for her work with theright.fit winning the 2018 Mumbrella Award for innovation. Taryn has featured in the B&T Hot 30 under 30, SmartCompany 30 under 30, and been a finalist for numerous awards including 2015 Female Entrepreneur Awards, Women's Agenda Emerging entrepreneur of the year and AIM young entrepreneur of the year. With both of her businesses, theright.fit and WINK Models, Taryn has proven herself to be a game changer, and one not shy to press the disrupt button.
A former model, Taryn launched Wink Models in 2007 at the age of 21 and it has since cemented its place as one of Australia’s leading commercial modelling agencies with turnover in the millions. In 2016 she launched her second business, theright.fit, a two-sided marketplace connecting brands with creative talent and influencers. Soon after launch she successfully negotiated investment (over $1million) with Airtree Ventures, along with other strategic partners and funds. The platform has over 6,500 talent and has worked with brands like Veuve Cliquot, Toyota, Johnnie Walker, LG, AAMI Insurance, Westpac, Menulog, General Pants and Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy.
Taryn is a regular commentator on the tech industry, entrepreneurialism and business and is a Board Director of Digital + Technology Collective (formerly AIMIA).
Taryn has appeared extensively in the media and is a speaker of choice for the Commonwealth Bank, Business Chicks, Hootsuite, ADMA Global Forum, Collective Hub, Rare Birds, QUT, Myriad, Mumbrella and Vivid Sydney.
As a digital influencer she has worked with La Prairie, Samsonite, Sass & Bide, Nature's Way, Tuscan Tan, Franck Provost and the Art Series Hotel Group.