Entrepreneur & Startup Specialist
Andrew Fern is responsible for internal operations within the AIC including systems and processes. His efforts are substantially directed towards internal best practise, strategy, delivery support, and ensuring efficient use of AIC resources.
Andrew’s experience includes P&L management of Australian businesses, an executive role across Australia and New Zealand in a large international software vendor, and a CIO role in a then ASX 200. He has experience defining commercial and go-to-market strategy, managing intellectual property and negotiating partner agreements in differing industry sectors nationally and internationally.
With first hand start-up company experience, Andrew is a contributor to our programs aimed at early stage entrepreneurs. He is passionate about early stage companies and the AIC programs aimed at assisting these companies through the commercialisation process.
He holds a Bachelor of Business from Monash University, and is undertaking a Masters by Research in sustainable energy technology diffusion through QUT.