Dr. Martin Schlegel
ChairMartin has 25 years experience in the sports and recreation, construction and plastics specialty chemicals industry in the areas of product development, process engineering and research and development commercialisation. He is Principal of Chemneera Consulting providing advice in the sport and recreation industry across Australia, Europe and the USA. Previously, Martin worked in various positions in the USA and Australasia including management roles in business information technology, quality management engineering and business M&A. His ASTN work focuses on start-up programs and global partnerships with other clusters of innovation.
Vice ChairJasmine has over 20 years of experience working in both government and private sector in the Tourism, Business Events and Sporting Events industry across Australasia. A strong leader with a demonstrated track record in holding senior roles managing cross border teams. Jasmine is highly experienced in Strategy Development in Sales and Business Development, Partnership & Stakeholder Engagement across international markets.
John R Persico
Board MemberJohn Persico is an international leader in Sports Technology and Future of Sports. He advises governments, sports federations and leading corporates across the world on the sports digital economy, investments and transactions at the intersection of technology in Sports, Health, Media, Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Industries. He also co-founded the Australian Sports Technology Conference. He previously worked and studied in investment banking, private equity, law and management consulting.
Board MemberProfessor Fuss is the Editor-in Chief of the international scholarly journal 'Sport Technology', and the 1st editor of the Routledge Handbook of Sports Technology and Engineering. He specializes in smart sports equipment for performance diagnostics and optimisation of training, non-linear engineering, sports aerodynamics, and design optimisation.
Board MemberAngela Dahlke (B.Sc.(Hons), M. Laws, M. Bus., Registered Patent & Trade Mark Attorney (AU, NZ) brings a wealth of strategic cross-sector experience, insight, and multi-disciplinary expertise to benefit sportstech. She’s adept in harnessing the disruptive potential of STEM for impact - and brings a track-record of success in innovation, entrepreneurship, strategy, and brand/IP management.
Board MemberShaun Bajada is an accomplished professional with 20 years of operations, strategic planning, problem-solving, and system-design experience. He is a passionate leader that firmly believes in creating lasting relationships with clients and employees. Shaun takes an interest in developing sustainable business through process redesign, organisational re-engineering, and human resources management.