As the VP of Innovation Strategy at Advance, Louis supports Australian technology entrepreneurship through mentorship, partnership and investment in the valley. He has provided strategic counsel for over 50 high growth startups to facilitate seed funding and strategic alliances. A believer in Charles Darwin’s theory that it is the most adaptable to change who survives, he works with great organizations who continually to take new ideas to market. Skilled in new venture development, change management and strategy, his working life has taken him from Melbourne to London, San Francisco, Madrid and now Los Angeles. He is a roll-up his sleeves guy who makes stuff happen.