Matthew Salier

Director RMIT Activator

Matthew is passionate about converting  innovative ideas into new value in our society and his background reflects this.

As Director of RMIT’s Activator, he leads a team that is driving entrepreneurial education, launching and scaling startups in Melbourne, Ho Chi Minh City and beyond.

In a previous role at New Venture Institute Matthew drove the innovation and entrepreneurial focus for Flinders University. This included helping students and others develop new businesses by leveraging the assets of the University as well as increasing business engagement across the various faculties. Matthew has extensive commercial acumen and experience in start-up venture creation, and is an advisor, mentor, and coach to numerous start-up founders throughout Australia and sits on the Board of numerous start-ups.


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