The Compost Central Team
Brand, Website, Social Media
Having worked with startups for over a decade, Ky consults to a wide range of small businesses across Australia, helping shape their identity and digital presence. His gig, Keep It Frank, is poised to cover all aspects of the business startup, including registration, branding, printed media, website and online store, as well as social media marketing.
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The Subpod™ Team
Partner / Advisor
Head of Marketing, BeeInventive (Flow™ Hive)
Saadi Allan is Head of Marketing with Flow Hive, the company that launched the Northern Rivers beehive invention that took the world by storm on crowdfunding platform Indigogo. In April 2015 the campaign was ranked as the 5th largest campaign in history, reaching $70k in 7 minutes and $12.4 million in 30 days. Saadi heads up the team that won the 2016 D&AD White Pencil at Ad Week, New York which celebrates outstanding work in design and advertising that promotes positive change. He combines his background of marketing, sales, business strategy and activism with his passion for sustainable business and a deep respect for the earth and a love for poetry.
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Ric Richardson is an independent Australian inventor, well known for winning a multi million dollar Patent Infringement case against Microsoft. Ric is the founder of Haventec PTY LTD, which is revolutionising online security using Haventec Authenticate, Secure Wallet and Blockchain.
Ric is happy to assist other inventors and start-ups by passing on knowledge and advice that he has learnt along the way of his amazing and challenging career.
Advisor / Mentor
Dr Hetzel has been involved in the development and commercialisation of technology for the past 17 years. Previously he had a distinguished scientific career with the CSIRO in the field of Animal Genetics. In 1998 he co-founded Genetic Solutions Pty Ltd to commercialise genomics technology in livestock and the company was sold to Pfizer Animal Health in 2008. Dr Hetzel holds a Bachelor in Agricultural Sciences (Hons) from the University of Melbourne and a PhD in Animal Genetics from the University of Sydney.
Jay has served on a number of industry and government advisory groups for over 10 years, including the Queensland Biotechnology Advisory Council and the Australian Government Gene Technology Technical Advisory Committee. He is currently a non-executive Director of ASX listed Anantara Life-sciences. Jay is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.