Executive Chair, Impact Tech Ventures

Pat has nearly 30 years experience in technology commercialisation and international business development in the telecommunications, software, energy, education, professional services and impact technology sectors. He has founded three companies, been an angel investor in three and held global responsibilities for sales, marketing, partnering and strategy. He has held Board and advisory Board roles, provided funding or commercialisation support to more than 700 early stage companies and is a published author on venture capital and angel investing.


Director and Co-Founder, Impact Tech Ventures

Vikas has more than 20 years experience in the ICT and energy space in the APAC region. He has founded two companies prior to ITV in the SaaS and Network infrastructure space. He currently holds the position of Director of Technology Governance for an Insurance major. Vikas has held management and operations responsibility for businesses in Australia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, China, India and The Philippines. Vikas holds an MBA from the AGSM Australian School of Business, UNSW.

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Manager - Marketing & Events

Shelly is the owner of Scaleup Marketing - a freelance agency providing professional marketing services on demand.  For more than 15 years, Shelly held Marketing & Communication roles both here in Australia and overseas, specialising in B2B marketing.   Equipped with a wide range of marketing skills, her passion is to help companies develop their brand personality, communicate with clarity, delight stakeholders and achieve their business goals through marketing excellence.  Shelly holds an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management, UNSW.