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Board Of Directors

Chris Gilbey – Executive Chairman & CEO

Chris Gilbey is an entrepreneur focused on IP based businesses. He was CEO of digital signal processing company, Lake Technology (ASX). He sold Lake to Dolby and became their global consumer strategy advisor. He then co-founded internet video metrics company, Vquence, which he sold in 2013. He was Entrepreneur in Residence at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Electromaterials Science where he spun out Aquahydrex, a water splitting company. He is Honorary Principal Fellow at the Sydney Business School. His speciality is licensing business models.

Chris Gilbey - (Executive Chairman & CEO)

Simon Bird FCPA FAICD – Non Executive Director

Simon has a 35 year history as a global finance professional and director. He has had senior roles at PWC, in resources, IT, financial services, property, infrastructure and agriculture, including CFO roles in Stockland, GrainCorp, Wizard Mortgage and BNP Funds Management. He is non-executive director at Mount Gibson Iron Ltd [ASX:MGX] and Pacific American Coal Ltd [ASX:PAK]. He was Chairman of Rawson Resources [ASX:RAW], Director of King Island Scheelite Ltd [ASX:KIS], Sovereign Gold Company Ltd [ASX:SOC] and Non-Executive Director of CPA Australia. He is director of several private companies involved in IT training software and Childcare.

Simon Bird - Director

Jamie Green – Non Executive Director

Jamie has over 30 years’ experience in commerce and law, both in investment banking and private legal practice. He has studied and worked in Australia, London and Belgium. He is currently Managing Director of Primary Markets Advisory. Previously he was Head of M&A Advisory at Patersons Securities and prior to that Head of Corporate Finance at Phillip Capital (formerly Austock Securities). Jamie has a deep understanding of all aspects of corporate finance, specialising in providing corporate and strategic advice to private and public companies in relation to equity capital raisings including IPO’s and MBO’s, sell-downs, takeovers, mergers, acquisitions and divestments, venture capital and capital management. Jamie has held numerous board positions in both listed companies and private companies. He is a past President of the NSW Division of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

Dr Mark Ollila – Non Executive Director

Mark has considerable experience in driving innovation and new technologies. Previously he was at Nokia and Microsoft where he played an integral role in the development and roll-out of Nokia’s services and long-term technology roadmap and innovation portfolio for smart devices, leading teams globally. He was also a core member of the deal team for Nokia and Microsoft in the strategic agreement in 2011. Mark is a member of Southern California’s start-up incubator EvoNexus’s selection committee and an expert in residence at UC Irvine Applied Innovation. He also serves as an advisor to multiple companies in entertainment, games and new technology; previously serving on the advisory board of the Game Developers Conference (Mobile) and, until 2010, was a board member of the EMEA Chapter of the Mobile Ecosystem Forum. He was Chairman of the Board of Physics Middleware provider Meqon Research AB (acquired by Ageia and then NVIDIA). Dr. Ollila is on the board of Blind Squirrel Entertainment and has previously held various private and public board positions.

Ian White – Company Secretary

Ian is an experienced business professional who holds a Bachelor of Business, a Graduate Diploma in Company Secretarial Practise and an MBA specialising in marketing. His experience has been gained over 40 years including periods as CFO and Group Company Secretary for a number of large ASX listed companies. Ian is a Director of Professional Edge Pty Ltd, a company that provides legal, financial and company secretarial services to a number of ASX listed companies.

Business Process and Technical Advisors

Ed Schummer (IP Licensing)

Ed is one of the world’s leading experts in developing licensing business models. He was Senior Vice President of Dolby Laboratories where he developed their much replicated licensing model. He has served on a number of patent pool boards and has extensive networks within the consumer electronics and high technology industry worldwide.

Ed Schummer (Chairman IP Licensing)

Scott T. Brisbin (Of Counsel)

Scott is a highly respected transactional lawyer with over twenty-five years of experience representing prominent institutional and individual clients around the world. He is rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubble Peer Review Ratings for the “highest level of professional excellence” for legal ability and ethical standards. He has variously represented: The Rolling Stones, Walt Disney Records, Hollywood Records, Inc. and A&M Records, Inc., Metro Goldwin Mayer Pictures, Inc., Kadokawa Shoten Publishing Co., Ltd. (Japan), New York Shanghai Management Co. Ltd. (China). He lives in California.

Ed Schummer (Chairman IP Licensing)

Noric Dilanchian (Trade Marks and IP)

Noric has extensive experience in intellectual property, technology and knowledge assets. He has international experience in business structuring, human resources, trade practices, commercial law and dispute resolution.

Noric Dilanchian

Scientific Advisory Panel

Professor David Officer (Conductive Polymers)

Professor David Officer is a leading research scientist. He leads research into solar projects at the CRC for Polymers and is a member of the management committee. His research expertise is in dye sensitized solar cells, porphyria synthesis, and the functionalization of carbon nanotubes. He was Director of the Nanomaterials Research Centre, set up to develop “intelligent materials” building new materials from the bottom (i.e. molecular level) up.

Professor David Officer (Scientific Advisor)

Jun Chen PhD (Graphene Printing)

Dr Chen is a Full Professor at ACES/IPRI, AIIM, University of Wollongong. Professor Chen is a Chief Investigator of The ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES), with extensive skills in materials science and sustainable energy, and demonstrated experience in High-Tech spin-off companies. He was awarded a PhD in Materials Chemistry in 2003 by The University of Wollongong. His research interests include: Synthetic Energy Systems, Electro-/Bio- Interfaces, Nano/Micro- Materials, and Device Design and Fabrication.

Elina Ollila (User Experience)

Elina Ollila is one of the leading User Experience design professionals in the world. She runs UX-fit Inc, a Southern Californian design company which focuses on games, devices, and innovative businesses. She has worked as an executive with both Nokia and Microsoft and more recently for King.com (the developers of Candy Crush). She is an active member of the UX community in San Diego and holds a number of patents in novel interaction mechanisms.

Elina Ollila