In 2016 we were joined by some incredible speakers.  We are starting to put the programme together for 2017 and will up date this page when speaker information is available (early in 2017).

Hamish Findlay

ESR Ltd

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Hamish Findlay, as General Manager, Commercial and Business Development, leads ESR’s Commercial team and is responsible for achieving many of ESR’s International aspirations.

Before joining ESR in 2014, Hamish spent two years as Senior Commercialisation Manager at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and the Ministry of Science and Innovation. Prior to that, he spent 7 years as Commercialisation Manager for Otago Innovation Ltd (the company responsible for commercialising University of Otago intellectual property) and previously held research marketing and marketing strategy roles for the University of Otago and Roy Morgan Research Pty Ltd. 

Hamish has a Masters (Hons) in Psychology and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Auckland. He also earned a Diploma for Graduates in Accounting from the University of Otago.