Danielle wants to change the way food is viewed. With a goal to make nutrient value visible, identify authenticity values of food and show provenance - Zondii was created. Danielle has over 20 years experience in program delivery and execution, combined with start up app development knowledge to delivery patented technology into the hands of consumers, producers and supply chains alike.
Stephanie has worked for governments and technology companies to develop strategies for innovative technologies. She was the co-founder of an international company created to develop technology in education strategies for government agencies and tech corporations. Her experience includes managing multimillion dollar technology research projects and company operations.
Emilie is an experienced marketing professional who has successfully helped over 250+ clients in diverse aspects of marketing. She is extremely skilled in growing a business's brand and visibility through various strategies and has particular experience working in the startup environment, where she leads the marketing efforts of early-stage startups.
Andrea is CEO of Compolytics in Germany, a provider of green AgTech services ensuring food reliability and safety. Compolytics is specialised in customised product development and evaluation associated to new technological developments in the field of spectral sensors. Together with Zondii novel applications in the Australian food and farming sectors are developed.
Udo has a distinguished career as a Biosystems Engineer in Germany. Udo specialises in Artificial intelligence, especially machine learning image and signal processing as well as pattern recognition in high-dimensional spaces, especially in spectral data, parallel and distributed computing, special hardware for artificial intelligence. He is also the CSO at Compolytics.
Andreas has a degree in the use of AI in engineering applications and 14 years of experience in research and development projects, as a project manager and development engineer. He has knowledge of hyperspectral image analysis and general spectral-optical sensor data analysis with applications in precision agriculture. He is a senior development engineer at Compolytics.
Lou as Director of the SRI supports Zondii's entrepreneurial passion with academic rigour to support collaborations that will launch tech transfer and out of the box solutions. Lou creates connections and opportunities throughout the New England and Regional NSW area.
Mandy is a high impact business coach who mentors multimillion dollar companies. Mandy is a critical team member who advises on all areas of the business from financial, strategic, cultural a nd personal business requirements.
Al is an entrepreneur & venture capital fund manager focused on early stage farm to fork innovation and his signature sleeves up capital approach. Al brings global agricultural, agtech and distribution networks including 7 years based in Asia focused on innovation for food authenticity, provenance & traceability.
Crystal previously successfully managed projects ($3K - $5M+) funded by Australian, Queensland and NSW Governments. One project included the delivery and acquittal reporting for the Gladstone Healthy Harbour Partnership (GHHP). GHHP brings together 26 partner organisations interested in maintaining or, if necessary, improving the health of Gladstone Harbour. Formed in 2013, the partners stem from three levels of government, industry, community, traditional owners and the research sector.
Tracey has developed successful marketing campaigns for the most well-known brands - including: Unilever, General Motors, Standard Chartered Bank, VISA, Qantas, Samsung, HP, and more. She has managed brands, sales, and marketing processes from building and maintaining key accounts to launching products and services!
Tracey is uniquely positioned with an understanding of MCN, Start-Up, Govt cultures – provides Advisory inputs to the New Zealand Government.
Vanessa Bell runs ‘Vanessa Bell’ one of Australia’s most esteemed luxury wool brands. Incorporating high quality Australian Merino wool into every design, each piece is carefully created by skilled artisans to become an enviable choice for discerning customers. Vanessa brings connections into the Australian wool farming industry, Italian wool manufacturing industry, as well as high-end clients including Chanel, Giorgio Armani, Christian Dior, Valentino and COMME des GARÇONS.
Johan Boshoff founded UNE Computation, Analytics, Software, Informatics (CASI) and ran his own successful software engineering company for 17 years that developed more than 65 commercial software solutions for a large number of industries including agriculture and livestock, hospitality, medical, legal and manufacturing. Johan has architected all of the software developed under his leadership. Some of the software developed more than 20 years ago is still used on a daily basis.
Jeff has more than 20 years experience in both corporate and consulting environments. He is able to not only identify strategic opportunities but also has the experience, confidence and leadership skills to ensure they are executed in highly challenging and complex environments.
Key areas of success:
- Developing business strategy
- Identifying new business opportunities
- Understanding strategic trends
- Conducting social and trends research
We’re for the growers, the makers and the farmers. The people who care about what they produce. Because we know that unlocking real value is the way forward.