Lauren Hall

Chairs on the Gold Coast


Over the last 30 years, Lauren has built 5 multi-million companies from startup to financial and strategic exit across Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, FMCG and Technology in both South Africa and Australia. The most notable highlight of her career has been building and scaling iVvy (an Enterprise SaaS Technology company in Hospitality) into 19 countries and managing teams  across 6 continents in Australia ,USA, UK , Vietnam, South Africa and India.

She raised over $20 million in capital and has been highly recognised as an industry leader globally with multiple accolades including 4 prestigious International Global Stevie Awards for Best New Product of Year 2016, Entrepreneur of the Year Globally 2016, Innovator of the Year 2016, Entrepreneur of the Year Asia Pacific 2016. She was named Gold Coast Business woman of the year 2016, Innovator of the year 2016 and won the Queensland iAwards for Best Innovation in the Digital Economy 2016. She also won the Gold Coast Mayors award for Innovation in 2017 , took out the Women in Technology Award for Innovation in 2020 and Smart Cities award in 2021.

Lauren also competed as a professional athlete, earning a Second Dan Black belt in ITF Taekwondo, was the National Taekwondo Champion for South Africa (Springbok) for 3 years, and competed in the World Championships (Russia 1995) and on the international circuit for 5 years.

Why Coraggio

“With over 30 years of experience, building, growing and scaling businesses on a global level,  I have  a passion for making a difference, thinking big and challenging the status quo. As Steve Jobs said, “the people who are crazy enough to believe they can change the world, are the ones that do!”

My mantra is all about passion, purpose and people and helping leaders unleash their true potential. Joining Coraggio, gives me an incredible opportunity to help like minded business leaders foster collaboration, challenge thinking, inspire innovation and a winning mentality whilst  helping build a values driven community of support, trust, authenticity and accountability.”