Ian Buddery is a software engineer by background, and founder of multiple software ventures. Founded eServGlobal and led through VC rounds to an ASX IPO followed by LSE IPO. Grew to 700 people and $180m revenue, world's largest independent supplier of mobile prepaid software, 85 telco operators in 54 countries, exited in 2010 after trade sale of core business to major US software vendor. Has since achieved a trade sale to a major US technology company and another LSE listing, both in 2018. Charter Member TiE Sydney. Commercialisation Australia Expert Network member.