James Demetriou
James DemetriouChair
James is an experienced Senior Executive, Director, Business Transformer, Innovator/Mentor and Educator. He has extensively worked with technology startups/ early growth revenue companies; with Middle market companies in M&A.
Dr. Martin Schlegel
Dr. Martin SchlegelBoard Member
Martin has more than 20 years experience in the sports and recreation, construction and plastics specialty chemicals industry in the areas of product development, process engineering and research and development commercialisation. He is Principal of Chemneera Consulting providing advice in the sport and recreation industry across Australia, Europe and the USA.
Franz Fuss
Franz FussBoard Member
Professor Fuss is the Editor-in Chief of the international scholarly journal ‘Sport Technology’, and the 1st editor of the Routledge Handbook of Sports Technology and Engineering. He specializes in smart sports equipment for performance diagnostics and optimisation of training, non-linear engineering, sports aerodynamics, and design optimisation.
John R Persico
John R PersicoBoard Member
John R Persico is an Australian education leader in Sports Data, Sports Digital and Sports Technology. His passion is sports jobs, sports skills and transformation of tomorrow’s workforce in Sports, Media, Entertainment and Health. John is founder of Sports Tech World Series (www.sportstechworldseries.com) and Vumero (www.vumero.com). John formerly worked in Investment Banking, Law, Management Consulting and Private Equity.
Shaun Bajada
Shaun BajadaBoard Member
Nat Cook OAM OLY
Nat Cook OAM OLYBoard Member
Nat was the first Australian woman to compete at five Olympic Games: 1996 Atlanta, 2000 Sydney, 2004 Athens, 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Games. Few athletes can boast of even coming close to this incredible achievement.

Nat has written a book, Go Girl and is in the middle of writing another one to celebrate the 20 year anniversary of her GOLD medal, she is a proud mum and passionately shares her message of resilience, commitment and dreaming big to audiences all over the world.

She is the President of the Queensland Olympic Council (QOC), a board member of the World Olympians Association (WOA, based in Switzerland) and most recently has taken up a position with the Queensland Government as the Executive Director of Elite Success and Partnerships at the QLD Academy of Sport. The thing that keeps her awake at night is the opportunity to bring the 2032 Olympic Games to her home town, Brisbane, Queensland, AUSTRALIA.

Nat knows how important technology is on and off the sporting field and is excited about the innovations and efficiencies it can bring over the coming decade.

Cameron O'Riordan
Cameron O'RiordanBoard Member
Cam is the Director of Sales and Marketing at Stack Sports – APAC/EMEA. He has extensive experience in sports technology and sports industry with over 20 years of experience. He has assisted in implementing solutions for National Governing Bodies and other Sporting Organisations.

He is passionate about sport and assisting other sports technology companies. Cam is a passionate Rugby League fan and South Sydney Rabbitohs member.