Steve Dalton is co-founder of Refactor a high quality software and electronics consultancy with a current focus on low power M2M sensors for remote and hard to access locations. Steve has provided technical mentorship for a large number of companies, ranging from early-stage startups to large banks. Steve’s experience spans such a large range of technologies, there’s not a lot that he hasn’t worked on at some point in his career. Steve has a strong interest in the concept of the “Internet of Things” (IoT), in recent years he has invested much of his spare time in the Gold Coast TechSpace, where he is the founder and current President. TechSpace is a Hackerspace & Accelerator for disruptive technology; advanced prototyping, 3D printing, open source electronics and the leverage of mobile platforms.
Ian Sampson – Business led, technology driven, Ian solves real world business problems with cutting edge technology solutions by bridging the gap between businesses and IT. Ian was originally a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young and worked in South Africa, the Channel Islands and London in the finance industry before co-counding Glanton Solutions – a worldwide web services company servicing global clients. On the Gold Coast, he takes an active leadership role in the IT industry and has co-founded several co-working and technology hubs.