Tom Larter

Tom Larter is a seasoned business leader with a passion for driving technological innovation and social impact across global markets. A former Captain in the Australian Army, Tom had a distinguished 13-year military career, including serving in Afghanistan. In 2017, he transitioned to the private sector and became one of the early leaders at WithYouWithMe, one of the Asia Pacific’s fastest growing tech companies.
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Currently WithYouWithMe’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Tom works closely with government, business and industry to solve workforce challenges and make a positive social impact through creating career pathways for diverse communities, including veterans, military families, neurodivergent individuals and indigenous groups. As CEO, Tom is responsible for overseeing WithYouWithMe’s day-to-day operations and driving its growth strategy. He works closely with leadership, employees and investors to embed innovation and deliver value to WithYouWithMe’s global customer base and 80,000 platform users.

In addition to his role at WithYouWithMe, Tom is an active member of several industry organisations, including the Tech Council of Australia, TechUK and Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB).
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Third Sector

Exploring the importance of 'the long now'

With the advent of AI, changes in global climate and a critical need for sustainability, Tom Larter unpacks why he's using ‘seventh generation thinking'.
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Responsible business 2.0: foundations for the future

Tom Larter joins Raconteur to unpack the role of skills-led hiring and rapid training programs in enabling the future of work alongside AI and automation.
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ABC Radio National

The Year that Made Me

Hear how WithYouWithMe CEO Tom Larter has devoted his time to helping others transition from the military to the private sector.
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IT Wire

Australian military veterans kick-starting new tech careers

Dozens of Australian military veterans will soon be kick-starting new careers in technology as part of an exclusive program set up by Accenture and WithYouWithMe.
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Information Age (ACS)

Turning ex-military into cyber professionals

The digital skills gap appears to be growing, but WithYouWithMe has just been getting on with the task – and by the end of this year, the organisation will have single-handedly helped over 1,100 Australian Defence Force (ADF) veterans secure cyber security jobs.
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Tom Larter talks HR with MindGym at London CHRO Summit

In under 10 minutes, Tom Larter delivers the compelling elevator pitch of WithYouWithMe's potential over experience hiring model.
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The Australian

Veteran families in training boost

An Australian veterans’ education start-up is pumping $5 million into free training for family members of ex-military personnel.
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What you should do instead of university

Jobs are changing so fast nowadays that heading to university for three years may no longer be the best way of getting work.
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15,000 Futures: hire veterans to "futureproof your workforce"

Retired Army Captain Tom Larter unpacks the 15,000 Futures initiative – an advocacy programme to drive more British veterans into meaningful employment.
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Frontline to Boardroom

With You, With Me - Leadership with Tom Larter

Tom shares his insights on the importance of collective collaboration in leadership and how it has shaped his experiences both in the military and the private sector with Frontline to Boardroom's Martin Brooker.
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Talking Business with Alan Kohler

Tom Larter speaks with Talking Business’s Alan Kohler to share the story of WithYouWithMe – and how we are going about solving the global problem of underemployment.
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Service and beyond

Journeying from military to civilian careers

Tom shares his story through service and how he and the leadership team have united the company behind a social purpose that is putting more people into meaningful employment, and unlocking unrealised talent pools both internal and external to company boundaries.
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