Who is attending
Barayamal's Accelerator Demo Day

Kate Cornick

CEO, LaunchVic
Dr Kate Cornick is the CEO of LaunchVic, the Victorian Government’s startup development agency.

Dean Foley

Founder, Barayamal
Dean served five years in the Royal Australian Air Force before founding Australia’s Indigenous business accelerator, Barayamal – now known as a world leader in Indigenous Entrepreneurship.

Kayla Cartledge

CEO & Co-Founder, Our Songlines
I am the Indigenous Cultural Inclusions Officer for youth services in local government. I have a strong passion for education and because of this I am developing an educational platform that connects people to culture called Our Songlines

Stewart Stacey

Managing Director, Binary Security Pty Ltd
A Jingili man from the Northern Territory. A proven ICT executive and cybersecurity consultant. Diverse experience including, Government, Defence Enterprise, and Critical Infrastructure

Duncan Jones

Group Manager, Melbourne Angels Inc.
Duncan is a marketer, an entrepreneur, a communicator, a business strategist and a technical geek. He is also a big believer in the power and promise of scientific discovery.

Jake Berthelot

CMO, Our Songlines
An Indigenous professional with expertise in Marketing and Procurement across a variety of industries including Gaming & Entertainment, Education and Retail.

Catriona Wallace

Founder, Flamingo Ai
Dr Catriona Wallace has been recognised by the Australian Financial Review as the Most Influential Woman in Business & Entrepreneurship (2018). Catriona has also achieved Advance Australia’s highest award in Technology & Innovation for Australians working abroad and recently won the FinTech Leader and Overall Excellence in Finance award by Women in Finance (2018).

Louis Zetlin

Senior Startup Lawyer, Luna Startup Studio
Louis is an experienced startup lawyer and advisor with a passion for innovation, technology and social impact. Louis specialises in end-to-end support for startups and entrepreneurs.

Ede Strong

Volunteer, Barayamal
With more than 15 years experience in the technology, eCommerce and fashion sectors I build successful companies by delivering world-class products and developing high-performing individuals.

Matthew Jones

Principal, Sager Business Advisory
Matt is the Principal of Sager Business Advisory and is registered with Supply Nation. Matt specialises in management consulting focused on the SME sector.

James Olsen

Freelance Graphics Design, Hitnet
I am the graphics designer of Hitnet and run my own freelance graphic design business.

Meegan Jia-Good

Freelance, Social Media Manager
I’m a creative social media manager who freelances with small businesses in Melbourne. My aim is to increase customer engagement and accelerate business growth.

Stephen Mam

Stephen comes from a strong cultural background, grounded in his Torres Strait Islander heritage. Born and raised in Brisbane, Stephen studied Social Science, Majoring in Development and Minoring in Environment and Society.

Dan Borthwick

CTO, Pearlii
Dan has developed mobile apps and games enjoyed by hundreds of millions of people. His experience includes leadership positions at King Digital, LiminalVR, NaturalMotion and Electronic Arts.

Judy Anderson

CEO, Startup Victoria
Judy is CEO of Startup Victoria, a non-profit organiser of the largest startup events in Australia. Startup Vic’s community numbers 19,000+ practising and aspiring startup founders, investors and influencers.

Emma Howchin

Digital Marketing Manager, LaunchVic
Emma is the Digital Marketing Manager at LaunchVic. As a Fashion Designer turned Digital Marketer, she has developed a unique perspective when it comes to combining creativity, statistics and business.

Steven Cooper

Developer Advocate, IBM
Developer Advocate IBM. Seasoned Dev/Ops/CTO/Maker/Geek/Gamer. International Speaker/MC. Hackathon Mentor/Judge. Prev TelstraDev XeroDev PayPalDev
Jozey Michalek

Jozey Michalek

CEO & Founder, Sproutr
Josephine specialises in coding and cybersecurity, with a passion for innovation. She founded Sproutr, the perfect solution to help startups grow and make a positive impact in the world.

Matthew Karakoulakis

Lawyer, AMK Law
Founder of AMK Law a multi-award winning boutique law firm and certified with Supply Nation. Matthew has helped clients with businesses in all stages of the business life cycle.

Duean White

Director, Career Steer
Career Steer supports client organisations of all sizes from corporate to government to not-for-profits through the provision of career coaching, indigenous mentoring, outplacement, training, accredited mediation and general advisory/HR services.

Marley Brown

CEO, Conpago
After developing his management skills in several jobs and organisations he founded Conpago, a tech company, dedicated to innovating aged care and retirement living.

Jason Soultan

Director, Soul+Wolf
We’re Soul+Wolf. An award-winning, full-service digital agency founded in Melbourne, Australia. We create, support and market digital products. We’re all about people and process and use strategy, design and technology to solve problems.

Eleanor Harel

Operations & Community Manager, SPARK Deakin
Eleanor Harel is the Operations and Community Manager at SPARK Deakin. In her words, her role primarily involves “making sure everything runs smoothly and that everyone is happy”. With past experience supporting people with disabilities, and volunteering at a plethora of organizations, Eleanor believes that every person has the power to do good and make a difference, and that we all have value and are valued.

Jeremy Rees

Adviser, Australian Trade and Investment Commission
Jeremy Rees is an adviser with Austrade where his focus is on building partnerships with other organisations and promoting Indigenous business through exports and investment.