FLEDGE Mentors are all experienced business executives who have founded companies, raised funds, or developed and launched products.

MENTORS-IN-RESIDENCE

Gary JONES (BSc (Comp Sci / Math / Law), MBA, GAICD, FAICD)
Telectronics, RNSH, Johnson & Johnson, Unisearch (UNSW)
Fledge Founder / CEO

Ben DALBY (BE, Chem Eng (Hons) / MBiomedEng (final yr))
Engineering World Health, MiniEpi
Mechanical Design, 3D Modelling

John ORHAN (BEng (Elect))
3M, Zodiac, Cochlear, EOS
Engineering Support, Electronics, Circuit Design

MENTORS

Carol UPTON (BPharm, MBA, GAICD)
Upjohn, Coherent Inc, AusMedTech, Technion
Business & Customer Development, Global Market Entry

Dr Mike SKALSKY (PhD, MBA)
Telectronics, Aortech, Endoluminal, Emergo
Product Development & Regulatory

Ross HARRICKS (BSc, BE, MBA)
Nucleus, ResMed, AtCor, Ventracor, TeleMedCare
International Commercialisation

Carl RUNDE (BA (Hon), MBA)
MAP Medizin-Technologie GmbH, ResMed
Financial Planning & Analysis

Lachlan JAMES (BE, LLB, LLM (Cambridge), MAppFin)
Yazaki, Innovation Capital, NICTA/DATA61, ACT Govt
VC, IP, Legal, MedTech, Energy, FinTech, Strategy

Robert MIDDENDORP (BEc, CPA, GAICD)
NAB, ACI, Pirelli Cables, FH Faulding, Repco, James Hardie
Strategy Development & Business Planning

Mike TAYLOR (BBus, M App Finance)
Boral, Cap-XX
Business, Finance, Accounting

Tim STALEY (BSc, CPA, FIPTA), AU/UK Patent Attorney
AA Thornton (London), FB Rice & Co, Griffith Hack
Patent specialist, Software, Electronics, MedTech

Rob McINNES (BSc, LLB - Science, Law, Chemistry)
Spruson & Ferguson, Dibbs Barker, Rob McInnes IP Advisory
IP licensing, management & commercialisation

Kerry SKELLERN (BSc, BE-Chem)
ICI, James Hardie, CSR, Fletcher Building, GE Healthcare
Business Management, Strategy, Governance

Peter FRANKE (BSc (Physics, Computer Science), LLB)
Past President AIPPI, Franke Hyland
Intellectual Property Strategy & Protection

Adam HYLAND (BE (Chem Eng), Grad Dip IP Law))
Franke Hyland
Intellectual Property Strategy & Protection

Geoff SIZER (BSc, BE (Elec) Hons 1, FIEAust, CPEng)
CEO , Genesys Electronics Design
Electronics, Software, IoT, Medical Devices, Quality, SaMD

Jon EGGINS (BE (Hons), CSM)
COO , Genesys Electronics Design
Electronics, Software, IoT, Medical Devices

Matthew SHEEDY (BE, CSE (Hons), Dip EngPrac, MEM, CPEng)
Senior Design Engineer, Genesys Electronic Design
Electronics, Software, IoT, Medical Devices