Chairman of the Tech Pilot Fund, Simon Anquetil is an entrepreneur and information technology leader. He has been setting up and developing businesses in the IT sector since he was 14. Today, his Tech Pilot Fund incubator is nurturing the next wave of dynamic technology start-ups. He has past and continuing roles as a chief executive, and as an adviser to businesses in banking, pharmaceuticals and a vast range of IT companies.
James Baker FAIM, head of government relations, Boeing
Jeff Popova-Clark FAIM, associate director, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Clare Mitchell, Asia Pacific marketing director, Team Management System
Alex Cox-Taylor, CEO, Urban Climb
The judges say…
“In Simon we see a passionate and driven leader who puts culture first. His focus on diversity, particularly women in technology, is pioneering. He is a leader motivated to lift the Australian tech market through his mentoring and support of start-up businesses. He generously invests time supporting causes such as youth mental health. His presentation was eloquent, considered and conveyed a quiet charisma.”