We aim to assist our delegates to:
• Understand strategic target markets;
• Develop leadership and cultural awareness;
• Access meaningful national and international opportunities;
• Craft and finesse their value proposition;
• Prepare for commercial negotiations;
• Approach target markets as part of a collaborative network.
Preparatory workshops are structured to cover:
• Culture, communication and value proposition;
• Key technical issues such as tax, legal, IP strategy;
• Marketing and business development.
John’s career spans more than 20 years across many industries including advanced manufacturing, financial services, advertising, technology and professional services. John has worked with innovative entrepreneurs for the last eight years assisting them to fund and commercialise their offering.
John is known in the WA market as an innovative thinker, willing to challenge the status quo, and has been described as VERY different. John’s deep passion for diversity of thinking, and building collaborative eco-systems to activate and commercialise innovation, has led to the co-creation of the Global Pathways Program.
Pia is an accomplished Executive and Non-Executive Director with broad and strategic experience across a range of industries. With more than 25 years’ experience in industry, she is an active protagonist within the Australian innovation eco-system. Pia has qualifications in law and business management, and offers a wealth of commercial knowledge gained in the private, public and not for profit sectors.
Having commenced her career as a commercial lawyer, Pia’s professional journey has included roles such as company director, start-up founder & entrepreneur, business manager and innovation facilitator.
As co-creator of the Global Pathways Program, Pia shares her expertise as an innovation champion, mentor, facilitator and public speaker on topics relating to commercialisation, entrepreneurship, technological disruption and STEM.
Leon comes to us with rich experience in business development and partnerships over a wide range of industries. He is a business development strategist who works to achieve growth for clients across Australia. Leon believes in the power of building relationships, partnerships and understanding to achieve your goals. He works with the idea that everyone has a place in the growth of a business, finding each person's own sweet spot in business development and sales.
Within his network, Leon is known as a connector who facilitates relationships and builds lasting connections. He has a passion for understanding business and watching innovators grow.