As founder and CEO ImagineX Ventures, and Senior Advisor and EIR of Startup Vietnam Foundation, Tony brings over 25 years experience as a business owner, tech co-founder, angel investor, VC funds advisor, and advisory board member for startups and high-growth ventures.
In addition to working directly with startups, Tony passion is working with governments, corporations, and universities on strategy, culture, leadership, education, and technology adoption for building national and international collaborative entrepreneurial ecosystems.
In Australia, Tony is Co-Chair of the Redland City Entrepreneurial Advisory Board, co-founder of the Redlands Angels investment group, and for the past 15 years has mentored at numerous accelerators and incubators, including for the global TechStars Startup Weekend.
In 2013, Tony received the IBM Global Entrepreneurs Program Peoples' Choice Award (ANZ), as co-founder of an employment/educational analytics platform.
Tony is an active futurist, and works with frontier technologies, including Blockchain/Crypto, distributed energy systems, and flying cars!
Previously, Tony was an Aeronautical Engineering Officer in the RAAF, and owned a consulting strategy firm, Imagine CGI.