FLEDGE Mentors are all experienced business executives who have founded companies, raised funds 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

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

Steven DAVEY (BA, BEng)
Methode Electronics, ResMed, Sensor Drive Technology
Product Design, Manufacturing, Technical Services

MENTORS

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

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

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