HYPE UQ Sportstech accelerator Program Manager HYPE SPIN Program is 15-week sportstech specific accelerator program for early stage and scaling startups Responsible for strategy and planning for the program Provide 1:1 weekly mentoring and accountability for startup founders Manage key stakeholder relationships within UQ, HYPE and Advance Queensland Host weekly webinars with global sports and technology experts Organized the...
Marketing Lead. Brand strategist, global marketer, writer, and strategic advisor helping startups grow into sustainable businesses. Sam worked with major corporations, global entrepreneurs, investors, and leading members of entrepreneurial and business ecosystems over 3 continents, contributing to their journey from early projects to actual outcomes (whether revenue, growth or building national programs). His journey involved building and leading IBM Global...
Entrepreneur in Residence Haystack founder and CEO Ran Heimann will bring 20 years of business experience to The University of Queensland with his appointment as Entrepreneur in Residence for the ilab Germinate PLUS accelerator program. Ran is a “serial entrepreneur” having founded various successful companies and has experience working in a variety of fields and industries.
Bec is currently the Community Manager at ilab Accelerator. With a background in community development and more recently 8 years experience as a Career Strategist with UQ, Bec has a strong interest in building skills for the future of work. Having founded and established a startup through iLab Accelerator, Bec has seen and experienced the value of developing an entrepreneurial mindset.
Julia is currently the Office Administrator at ilab UQ. She manages both our sites, at Long Pocket and St Lucia.
Bernie builds and executes all of ilab UQ’s startup programs. He has participated in 3 exits / acquisitions of Queensland tech startups in the US. Bernie has experience in health, telecoms, finance in North America and South Asia.