ReadyTech's Marc Washbourne recognised as EY Technology Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2024

ReadyTech (ASX:RDY) is proud to announce that Co-Founder & CEO, Marc Washbourne, has been named as EY's Technology Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2024.

Recognised for his remarkable entrepreneurial journey, Marc was awarded the coveted title in acknowledgment of his visionary leadership and innovative contributions to the technology sector in Australia.

Since 2001, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ program has recognised ambitious leaders who build and sustain successful, dynamic businesses and reframe the future.

Marc's transformative impact on the technology sector is evident, serving as a powerful testament to his unwavering commitment to purpose, excellence, and innovation.

Reflecting on this remarkable achievement, Washbourne expressed his gratitude, stating:

"I am deeply honoured to be named EY's Technology Entrepreneur of the Year for 2024; it is truly humbling to stand among such esteemed peers in the technology industry." 

"Winning this award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the entire team at ReadyTech, validating our collective efforts and reinforcing our deeply ingrained commitment to being a purpose-driven company that continuously strives for growth, excellence and innovation." 

"This award program has provided an invaluable opportunity to reflect on my journey, and I'm genuinely grateful for each and every moment that this incredible experience provided."

Marc Washbourne's visionary approach to business will continue to inspire innovation and shape the future of technology, now joining a impressive alumni of fellow entrepreneurs including Jack Gance of Chemist Warehouse, Linda Brown of Torrens University, and Naomi Simson of Big Red Group.

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About ReadyTech 

ReadyTech is a leading provider of mission-critical SaaS for the education, workforce management, government and justice sectors. Bringing together the best in people management systems from students and apprentices to payroll, employment services, and community engagement, ReadyTech creates awesome technology that helps their customers navigate complexity, while also delivering meaningful outcomes. To learn more about ReadyTech’s people-centric approach to technology, please visit