Commercialising innovative technologies
The SPEE3D team understands manufacturing and the challenges taking a product from concept through to mass production. We have done it before.
The company founders have a proven track record of developing and commercialising innovative technologies. They bring vast experience of the manufacturing industry and understand the challenges manufacturers face.
Byron Kennedy and Steven Camilleri have worked together for 15 years previously spinning off a company from Charles Darwin University, raising capital and exiting to Fasco Motors, part of NYSE listed company, Regal Beloit.
Byron Kennedy – Co-founder and CEO
Former CEO In Motion Technologies, R&D Director Regal Beloit Asia Pacific. Masters of Engineering, Young Engineer of the Year (Northern Division).
Steve Camilleri – Co-founder and CTO
Former CTO In Motion Technologies (exit to NYSE listed Regal Beloit), 20 years engineering design experience. Multiple patent holder. Masters of Engineering, Young Australian of the Year Finalist 1997.
Professor Raoul Mortley (AO) – Chairman
Former Vice-Chancellor University of Newcastle (Australia), Bond University, Chair of the NSW Vice-Chancellor’s Committee, Chair of the AV-CC Intellectual Property & Copyright Committee, and Chair of the Professional Standards Board for Trade Marks and Patent Attorneys. Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities in 1986: Officer in the Order of Australia in 2000, and was awarded a centenary medal by the Australian government in 2002.
Presently Dean, Faculty of Society and Design and Pro-Vice Chancellor, Bond University.
Richard Young – Director
An extensive and broad ranging career first in academia and then as a professional accountant specialising in the provision of corporate governance and financial systems & services. Doctorate in accounting and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.
Has been a Director of or advisor to several private and ASX listed companies in industries as diverse as mineral exploration, chemicals, financial services, R&D, electric motor manufacturing, property and retailing.
Winner of the prestigous Bosch Venture Award
We are backed by investors across 4 continents.
Grant funding is provided from the Australian Government’s Accelerating Commercialisation program, as well as additional support from both the Victorian and Northern Territory Governments.
Cutting edge research is critical to success and to this degree we collaborate closely with leading Australian Universities.
Our commercial partners are globally focussed from a diverse range of industries including automotive, mining and electronics.