Marcus Xavier

My name is Marcus Xavier and I am The Master Trainer and Founder of The Uber Academy focussing on Applied Blockchain.

Following is a little background which has lead me to this point in time and the creation of The Uber Academy

  • I developed and authored two qualifications in Applied Blockchain registered on the Australian Qualifications Register
    • Advanced Diploma of Applied Blockchain 10747NAT
    • Diploma of applied blockchain 10849NAT
  • Am an accredited and sought after VET Trainer & Assessor in the areas of Strategy, Business and Management
  • Vocational Education professional with approx 15 years leading training teams and managing multi campus colleges in Australia
  • Developer of training materials and learning & assessment strategies in business, management and strategy streams.
  • Currently providing delivery and assessment of the Applied Blockchain qualifications on a contract basis to colleges in Australia and Internationally.
Emerging Technologies

Director and founder of one of Australia’s leading and most successful internet companies at the start of the World Wide Web that focused on B2B e-commerce and supply chain. We were at the cutting edge of enterprise e-commerce platforms processing up to $40M in transactions each month.

Director of Cool Image which was at that time one of the first major web development companies that specialised in designing and building web applications and digital dashboard technologies.

Researching and writing on new emerging technologies including blockchain, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Business Incubation & Consulting

Cool Ideas functioned as a private business incubator working with entrepreneurs to assist them in developing and commercialising their business models. Provided consulting services in the area of strategy development, business model generation, operational planning and digital marketing.


Held various directorships including:

  • Noosa Economic Development board (inc chair role)
  • Sunshine Coast Creative Alliance (chair)
  • UNESCO Man in Biosphere (Noosa Heads Australia)
  • Private University (directorship)
  • SUNED Sunshine Coast Education¬† ( committee member)
  • Sunshine Coast Innovation fund (advisory panel member)
  • Various private company directorships