Eli combines entrepreneurship, business management and legal skills in dealing with emerging technologies and new opportunities. Eli has close to two decades of experience in corporate finance, innovation strategy and business development, and has been active in fintech and legaltech in recent years.
Eli started his career as a financial adviser and then progressed to strategy, policy and stakeholder engagement at a state-owned energy utility. Eli then became involved with startups, change and innovation @Energia, @CrowdedSpace and @FatHen.
Eli has since advised a number of companies utilizing or developing emerging technologies including Blockchain, AI, IoT and Cyber-security.
Eli had various board and committee appointments including @CCIWA (Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia), @AIBC (Astralia-India Business Council), @AIE (Australian institute of Energy) and @PerthLegalHackers.
Eli holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Curtin University, a MBA (Advanced) and Juris Doctor from UWA. Eli is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and was admitted as a lawyer.