Building the A-Team for your start-up - Advance Innovation Summit 2012

Creating the right team for your business is one of the most important, yet difficult elements of a start-up. Our panel discusses some of the unique challenges associated with building an A-Team such as:

What is the most important position to fill?

What personality traits should entrepreneurs looks for?

Where do you find the members of your team?


Andrew Roberts I Founder & CEO, Ephox
Currently CEO of Ephox, makers of EditLive!. EditLive! is the leading browser-based web authoring solution that is OEM'ed by most of the leading content management vendors. Andrew helped found and raise angel capital for Ephox in Australia before moving to Silicon Valley in 2002.

Mick Liubinskas I Co-Founder of Pollenizer & Web Start-ups
Mick Liubinskas is one of Australia's leading web strategists, having served in head marketing roles at Kazaa, Zapr and Tangler. He now runs Pollenizer, the business incubator he co-founded with former-Kazaa colleague Phil Morle.

Elias Bizannes I Director, Charles River Ventures
Director of Charles River Ventures; Founder of Startupbus and Partner at StartupHouse.

Panel moderated by: Laura Chambers I Senior Director, Merchant Marketing & Customer Experience at PayPal.