Tony Surtees

Former VP and GM

Yahoo! Commerce Group


Tony Surtees is a hands-on investor helping companies scale to take full advantage of changing markets. He is currently a Board Member of Commercialisation Australia and a former VP and GM of Yahoo!’s Commerce group, responsible for 14 business units generating over US$2.5B in gross sales. He was previously Chairman of Independent Advisory Group for Australia Post’s Postzone, External Advisor for the Victorian Innovation Strategy & Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier of Victoria. He was also founder and CEO of iPrime, the digital arm for the Prime Television Group. Tony was named in Australia’s Top Ten Digital Entrepreneurs by Smart Company Magazine. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from UNSW and a Master of Science from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University.