Dr Nigel Hennessy has experience in technology commercialisation. He held numerous executive and board director roles in large and small companies including BAE Systems Australia, CCN/Cabcharge, Simoco Pacific Networks, Adacel Technologies, AquaSpy and EASAMS. He also worked with numerous emerging technology companies as a Commercialisation and Investment Adviser in Australia, the US, China, Hong Kong and the UK. Dr Hennessy has published essays on entrepreneurial governance structures for the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and is a regular presenter at conferences and guest lecturer at universities throughout Australia. He has also been a Commercialisation Adviser to the Federal Government of Australia since 2009.