Our 2017 Mentors
The heart of memorable Hackathons is often the leverage that can be gained by working with switched on, experienced and creative Mentors. We're adding our list of collaborators here for you to get to know a little about them before our event.
If you'd like to become involved and offer some time as a Mentor for some of our innovation catalyst events, please, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org
Colin is an award winning local entrepreneur and software developer, best known for his work in building Social PinPoint, a multiple NEWi Award winner and Slingshot accelerator program alumni. As CoFounder of Assemblient, he spends much of his time solving collaboration and systems integration challenges for a diverse client base. With his technical hat on, he'll help you navigate your way to fast solution builds with the tools from Atlassian that help teams across the world deliver at a fast tempo.
Event Partner Mentors
As event partners in 2017, Anditi are supplying a range of mentors to help teams with this years entries, including:
Peter Jamison - Managing Director
Stephen Craig – Head of Strategy + Business Development
Andrew Goodwin – Chief Technical Advisor
Samantha Parker – Marketing Coordinator
As our Virtual Hunter challenge partner, Virtual Perspective are committed to helping teams explore VirtualReality, AugmentedReality possibilities for the Hunter region, with the following mentors:
Tim Davidson - Creative Director
Ivan Demidov - Technical Director
Rhett Morson - Eighteen04 | Nathaniel Bavinton - Newcastle City Council | Brian Hill - Laughing Mind
We've got some invaluable helpers coming on-board to help you along your HackFest journey. Take the time to spot their faces in the crowd if you need help or have a question and they'll do their darnedest to get you sorted.
Charles is an experienced and well travelled Atlassian resource, having held senior roles with global Atlassian solutions partners. With experience across the Atlassian product stack and a Bachelor of Information Systems, Charles is a curious, friendly and committed technology professional working to deliver projects at Assemblient to a high level of success. In his spare time, you'll find him building Apps for Android and exploring what's coming next on the technology horizon.