Tom Goerke

Chair, StartupWA

Tom is a technology leader in the Perth innovation ecosystem with more than 30 years in IT, telecommunications and commercialisation.  He co-created Cisco’s innovation centres in Australia and is an expert in driving tech innovation partnerships between corporates, governments, universities and small-medium-businesses.

Tom is a founder of a Singaporean communications startup and has multiple patents in the fields of Radio and Web and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering in Electronics and Telecommunications from Western Australia’s Curtin University.

Tom is also the Chair of StartupWA, a not for profit, who wants Western Australia to be recognised as a global hub for entrepreneurial and technology talent, where the value that startups bring to the economy is widely embraced.


West Tech Fest celebrating innovation, investment and entrepreneurship

2nd to 8th December 2019

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