Michael Calle is a product manager and entrepreneur born and raised in Melbourne, Australia. With a background in journalism and marketing, Michael found his groove in Melbourne’s startup scene as a Product Manager at Attendly and Eventarc before founding coffee startup First Press Coffee.
A wearer of many hats with a passion for solving the big problems, Michael's areas of interest include food system disruption (cellular agriculture/urban farming), user-centered service design and the role of technology in government. In his spare time Michael is a heavy metal musician, a terrible skateboarder and even worse budding green thumb.
Gov Partner: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Johan recently graduated from the Web Development Intensive at General Assembly. Trained as an electrical engineer, Johan has had a lifelong affection for robots.
After graduating university, Johan wanted to travel the world. So he flew to the US and started working as a waited. He learned about wine, become a sommelier and continued to travel before he arrived in Melbourne.
Johan is passionate about making things. After months of self-learning and a 12-week immersive coding bootcamp at General Assembly, Johan's ready to tackle public service challenges!
Rikke is a Product Design Engineer with a passion for product development focusing on context and user experience. Working as a technical consultant, she has improved workflows and finished projects by delivering customized software solutions. She is excited about design with a socio-technical focus and is eager to become involved in projects that have a real impact on people's everyday life. She (unashamedly) dresses up if you invite her to a costume party and if there is a friendly kick about on the footie pitch, Rikke will be there!"