The Hamish Hawthorn speeches on the value of mentorship specifically speak to the start up ecosystem in Australia. The speaker currently acts as the chief executive officer at ATP Innovations, Australia's leading business incubator. Hawthorn is an experienced business builder, particularly in the early stages, and his extensive business network spans across all sorts of technology. He has experience with capital raisings and strategic investments. He also serves on the board of several portfolio businesses.
Hawthorn joined ATP Innovations in 2005, and became CEO in 2007. Prior to this he held a number of senior roles in business development and strategy. This included Director of Research and Development at the leading custom automotive wheel manufacturer in Australia.
He is also a Visiting Fellow at the University of New South Wales, where he received the Faculty Entrepreneur Award in 2009. The Hamish Hawthorn speeches demonstrate his expertise in the area of start-ups and what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur.