Advisory Committee:

Wade McDonough (B.Eng. Biomedical)

A seasoned serial entrepreneur and public speaker with 25 year’s experience in Silicon Valley, Singapore, India and Australia as an investor and advisor in all areas of science and technology. A diversified set of business experience, including (but not limited to) Medical Pharmaceuticals and Devices, Aerospace, Logistics, AR/VR, Digital Autonomous Vehicles, AI, Deep Machine Learning, and Spatial Computing. Advisor and consultant to over 32 Silicon Valley based companies and start-ups including NASA, Stanford, Genetech, Hewlett-Packard and Pfizer.

Peter Koch

Successful CTO responsible for developing world-class Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality solutions including one of the world’s first AR eyewear solutions, for the Royal Family of Qatar for the World Cup bid in 2010. Lead the world’s first integration of AR with the game engine Unity3D, creating the official Transformers 3: Defend the Earth AR app reaching over 2 million downloads and played around the world. Expert in computer vision technology, depth sensors, gaming technology, animation. Software Engineer for Windows Phone 7 at Microsoft Redmond, product design and implementation for Internet Explorer Mobile.

Pete Cooper

Experienced innovator and investor in technology across multiple verticals. Proven track record of success in most stages in tech/internet/finance industry value chain over 20 years and more than a dozen countries. Now consulting to and investing in primarily high volume and real-time technology innovators and actively working with them to deliver internationally. Start-up mentoring, angel/venture investment, events, education and start-up industry ecosystem development and advocacy, government policy and insight. Founder of The Start Society and Syd Start, Director of Innovation and Growth at University of Technology Sydney (UTS).