Dr Kate Cornick is CEO of LaunchVic, an independent company established by the Victorian Government to support and grow the state’s startup ecosystem. Kate has extensive experience in both business and academia and has also served on the board of Broadband World Congress.
Kate holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering and has previously served as CEO of an ASX-listed technology startup, Rision. She has held a range of executive positions within the University of Melbourne, including Director of Industry Engagement and Innovation.
A recognised leader in Australia’s telecommunications sector, Kate also sits on the State Government’s Innovation Expert Panel which advises on ways to strengthen Victoria’s position as Australia’s innovation and tech hub.
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