Nick Gonios is a serial entrepreneur and investor and a long-time business leader. He has founded multiple startups and managed ASX-listed companies as CEO. His focus now is on the circular economy. In this episode of the Commercial Disco, Nick talks to James Riley about the priority imperatives of the circular economy, and opportunities for responsible product design.
Sarah Pavillard joined the Navy straight out of school, studied electrical engineering and then trained as a weapons engineer. After a lengthy career as a Navy officer, Sarah founded Adroita – a defence consulting company and dual-use technology commercialisation adviser. In this episode of the Commercial Disco, she talks to James Riley about Defence-related challenges and opportunities.
With just days remaining before Australians cast their ballots at the federal election, shadow industry and innovation minister Ed Husic joins the Commercial Disco podcast to talk policy. From the operation of the National Reconstruction Fund, the plans for an Office of Made in Australia, and the future of the Industry Growth Centres, Mr Husic details Labor plans for industry development if it wins next Saturday.