• Our team combines global corporate, startup and venture capital expertise












  • Executive Team


    Trey Zagante

    Founder & Group Managing Partner

    Globally experienced strategy and technology consulting executive; thought leader on corporate innovation and corporate venture capital. Advisor on technology commercialisation with the Department of Industry, Innovation & Science and CSIRO, and is involved in learning programs at the Melbourne Business School and Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Previously co-founder of VanceInfo Technologies (Aust), acquired by Pactera (Blackstone Group).

    Vivian Clark

    Managing Partner | Venturetec Advisory

    Experienced Chartered Accountant and CFO of publicaly-listed tech companies inc: ASX:SMX and ASX:DWS. Corporate advisory expertise in IPO's and M&A transactions including the reverse takeover of Sausage Software.

  • Venture Partners

    David Gee

    Venture Partner | Tokyo


    Globally experienced CIO and consulting executive who has held CIO roles in Australia, China, Japan and the US. Thought leader on IT and digital transformation, and the changing role of corporate CIO’s. Advisor to several enterprise tech, fintech and blockchain startups across APAC.


    Colin Sampson

    Venture Partner | Singapore


    Globally experienced technology executive, board director and venture capitalist with 30+ years in leadership roles in the tech industry including most recently as CFO of SAP (APJ region). Trusted advisor to VC firms and tech startups; board member of the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore


  • Advisory Board

    Anne Weatherstone


    Global technology executive with 20+ years of business, technology and digital transformation experience in Asia, Australia and Europe. Former CIO of Bank of Ireland and Group CIO of ANZ Bank. Non-Executive Director at ASX-listed Mint Wireless.

    Etienne Garbugli


    Serial entrepreneur and a global thought leader on lean startup science. He is the author of the Lean B2B book. Expert in product and UX design and a former consultant at ThoughtWorks; teaching user research, usability and marketing strategies.

    Xiaowei Chen


    Serial entrepreneur and experienced executive with global experience. Previously CEO of Telstra China; managing a $1B+ investment portfolio. Former McKinsey consultant, and business show anchor and executive producer at China Central TV.


    Felix Lam

    Hong Kong

    Advisor to HK government on startup ecosystem development policy. Key figure in the HK and Taiwan startup communities. Specialist in cross-border investments in technology businesses across the Greater China region.

  • Consulting Team

    Deirdre Wroth

    Consulting Partner


    Experienced banking executive with a passion for Fintech and business model innovation. Previously Head of Retail Banking and Wealth Management at Citi. Advisor to executives on cultural transformation within their organisation to be more agile, customer-centric and innovative. Actively involved in supporting student entrepreneurship with University of Technology Sydney.

    Marianna Petrenko

    Consulting Director


    Leads Venturetec’s Lean Innovation practice. Expert in lean startup and business model design methodologies and has experience working with some of the most innovative organisations in Australia, China, Singapore and US. Mentor for deep tech startups at CSIRO, and supports social enterprises through the Hult Prize Foundation.

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