John KapelerisDr. John Kapeleris is Director of Commercialisation and Deputy CEO at the Australian Institute for Commercialisation (AIC) and was responsible for establishing and running the AIC’s TechFast Program – “Accelerating Technology Transfer and Diffusion using a Market-pull Approach”. John has over 17 years experience in the Biotechnology Industry having held a diverse range of roles including R&D Manager, Quality Manager, Business Development Manager, VP Sales and Marketing and Deputy CEO at Panbio Ltd. In his current role he has assisted numerous organizations achieve commercial outcomes from their ideas and product opportunities.

John is the co-author of the book titled “Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Biotechnology, an International Perspective” which was released in early 2006 and has written numerous publications on innovation, knowledge management and biotechnology.