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

 

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