merlin kong, principal advisor innovation, lasa

Day 2, 2:00pm – 3:30pm – Innovation Hub

Merlin is the head of innovAGEING – Australia’s innovation network for aged care services. He has previoiusly been Executive Director at Community Services #1, Executive Director at the ACT Property Council, and Policy Strategy Director and Senior Adviser to various MLAs in the ACT Legislative Assembly.
Merlin has held innovation advisory roles with both start-ups and institutions, and actively volunteers his time mentoring young entrepreneurs. He has also taught innovation and entrepreneurship, and business development strategy at the Australian National University.