Lauren Oakes is the CEO of Megaphone, a Melbourne-based digital agency that has been recognised as the 2021 #1 Social Media Agency of the Year. Under her leadership, the agency has grown to over 120 employees and expanded to six cities. Lauren’s journey with Megaphone began as a Junior Account Manager when the agency was just a small startup. She is passionate about promoting women in leadership and has achieved over 70% female representation in leadership positions at Megaphone. 

Beyond the day-to-day work, Lauren is passionate about giving back to the community through pro-bono marketing services and volunteering opportunities for her team. And as a mentor to fellow women in business, Lauren is always eager to share her wisdom and support others in their own professional journeys.

Check out Lauren Oakes’ article on the six pillars of marketing in 2023.