CEO / ENTREPRENEUR
“I have been working in the outsourcing industry in Asia for over 12 years and the most important lesson I have learnt is that providing outsourcing solutions can be very challenging…These experiences, good and bad, have taught me a lot about successful outsourcing, both as a provider and a consumer of workforce solutions.“
Lloyd Ernst has had a distinguished career in the IT industry as an internet pioneer and entrepreneur over the last three decades.
In the early 90s, Lloyd, together with two of his friends, started PowerUp ISP modestly in a house garage. PowerUp eventually grew to become Queensland’s largest ISP. Lloyd then went on to build Australia’s largest web hosting company, WebCentral. WebCentral became a leading innovator in web hosting and won various awards, including Microsoft Global Hosting Company of the Year in 2003 and 2004.
Lloyd has worked for a number of industry heavyweights including Apple and Microsoft. He is currently focused on redefining the outsourcing industry and driving innovation in the sector.
Lloyd has been a pioneer in the IT industry, setting the standard for web hosting in Australia. In 2009, he founded Cloudstaff, an outsourcing company driven by innovation and technology.
With his roots in IT, Lloyd is committed to exploring the potential of technology that will transform the BPO and Call Center industries in the near future.
As an internet pioneer and entrepreneur, Lloyd continues to share his ideas and insights on the outsourcing industry, as well as the latest technological advancements.
Changing the face of outsourcing
Lloyd is now focused on redefining the outsourcing industry through the seamless integration of technology and the people who use it. He is dedicated to creating the technology that will reshape the sector, by providing staff with the tools they need, and the customers the experience they want.