Rohan McDougall


Rohan has been the Director of IP Commercialisation at Curtin University since 2008. He has over twenty years of experience in commercialisation of new technologies including being integrally involved in the establishment and operation of numerous technology based companies.

Rohan has played a lead role in negotiation and completion of countless technology based agreements and partnerships with companies in Australia and internationally. He has worked in both a commercial start up environment and in institutional technology transfer roles. Before Curtin he worked for a listed biotechnology company as the Chief Operating Officer and in commercialisation of technology out of UNSW as a General Manager, Life Sciences at Unisearch Ltd.

Rohan holds a Bachelor of Science degree, an MBA from the AGSM and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is currently a director of i-Cetana Pty Ltd (Chairman), ePAT Pty Ltd (Chairman), HiSeis Pty Ltd, Skrydata Pty Ltd and Renergi Pty Ltd. He has worked on a number of innovation community events and is a co-founder of Univation, the OzAPP Awards, West Tech Fest and KCA National Accelerator Demo Day.

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