Entrepreneur Victor Vicario’s career has been dedicated to technology innovation for as long
as he can remember. Fully immersing himself within several hardware startups, Victor is also
specialised in intellectual property law, and, in addition to directing technology powerhouse
Vektor Innovation, is currently undertaking his PHD in 3D Printing and Intellectual Property
Law through Queensland University of Technology.
Passionate about the integration of technology in enabling startups to grow, Victor’s vision
through Arc is to provide businesses access to a vast range of machines and equipment, education, hands on training and industry mentorship.
Victor was admitted as a Solicitor to the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2012 and
passionate about the continued transference of knowledge, guest lectures at QUT in
Intellectual Property Protection and Commercialisation.
Acon is a digital manufacturing specialist with 9-year experience in 3D printing, 3D scanning, 3D sculpture and laser cutting industries in Taiwan. He is a skilled photographer/videographer with 5-year professional experience. Acon is also a talented accordion player.
Ellie is a passionate Industrial Designer with experience in digital design and fabrication and manufacturing techniques. Her role is to support startups through their product design stages such as conceptualisation and sketching through to refined 3D CAD models that can be used to manufacture functional prototypes and end-use products.
Juan is a Mechatronic Engineer with more than 10 years of experience. He started his journey as a research and development engineer developing new technologies for the agricultural sector and never looked back. After managing innovative projects in healthcare, FMCG, Agriculture and Education industries, Juan has perfected his approach to new product development and rapid prototyping.
Today, Juan combines technical and business management skills to help early startups set their commercial strategies, manage innovation and manufacturing process in a cost-effective and technologically viable way.
He is also known for playing soccer even in his sleep.
Emilio is a hacker, maker, and an expert in designing and manufacturing electro-mechanical products with innovative solutions. His role is to assist startups with technical conceptualisation, manufacturing and assembly of their product. Specialising in CAD Design, 3D Printing, Laser Cutting, and PCB Design, Emilio has a wide range of skills and years of experience that will help turn your startup idea into a real MVP.
Corey approaches design with a passion for solving problems and a fascination for additive manufacturing. His role is to assist startups through the design process; creating and developing concepts by transforming ideas into tangible products and services. He utilises design to re-frame problems, developing memorable and meaningful experiences for users.