Kip is a seasoned leader in the fintech, professional services, IT&T, and media sectors, having managed P&Ls ranging from initial startups to leading sales organizations with over $600M in revenue. As a Venture Builder, he brings over 20 years of experience in APAC, Latin America, North America, the Middle East, and Europe, offering clients his expertise in general management, business development, strategy, big data, technology, and people / culture development.
Prior to joining Mach49, Kip built and led a corporate venture for Westpac Bank and served as COO of Chandler MacLeod, an ASX100-listed firm with annual revenues of $1B. He also led APAC teams for management consulting firms, where he nurtured client relationships, built cross-functional teams, and launched international offices. His finely tuned instincts around profit maximization and growth and scale opportunities have established him as a trusted advisor to both large corporations and budding startups.
Kip currently serves on the Advisory Boards of the Australian Defence Force and the biotech startup, Assaya. He holds an MBA from the University of Strathclyde in the UK.