Sydney Retail Festival

Taryn Williams

CEO & Founder,, Wink Models

Taryn Williams is one of Australia’s most popular female entrepreneurs and digitial influencers. She was awarded the 2017 B&T Women in Media tech leader and recognised for her work with winning the 2018 Mumbrella Award for innovation. Taryn has featured in the B&T Hot 30 under 30, SmartCompany 30 under 30, and been a finalist for numerous awards including 2015 Female Entrepreneur Awards, Women's Agenda Emerging entrepreneur of the year and AIM young entrepreneur of the year.

A former model, Taryn launched Wink Models in 2007 at the age of 21 and it has since cemented its place as one of Australia’s leading commercial modelling agencies with turnover in the millions.

In 2016 she launched her second business,, a two-sided marketplace connecting brands with creative talent and influencers.