Philip Vafiadis, Chair


Philip has helped many organisations, from startups to some of the world’s largest companies, advising founders, leaders and boards on strategies for technology, innovation, transition, future markets and growth.
Philip is a Founding Director and Executive Chairman of Innovyz and Innovyz Institute, two of Australia’s leading technology commercialisation firms. As leader of strategy, he is an architect of Innovyz’s holistic process and key strategic relationships.
Philip is Chairman of Titomic (ASX TTT), which utilises a new process of kinetic fusion based on work co-developed with CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, to usher in the beginning of industrial-scale additive manufacturing.
Philip is a founding member and Board Director of the recently formed Australian Transformation and Turnaround Association, Australia’s peak industry body for transformation, turnaround and disruption professionals.
He remains the Chairman of VAF Research, which he founded at 17 years of age. VAF Research makes the world's leading high fidelity speaker systems, which Rolling Stone Magazine described as 'the ultimate in high fidelity performance with the best bass in the world'.

Additionally, Philip founded or co-founded several other innovative companies including ZEN Energy. As head of strategy during his time there, ZEN was recognised as one of Australia’s fastest growing companies.
Philip contributes time to mentor early-stage leaders who have ideas of merit. He is also an active angel investor.

Philip Vafiadis will be speaking at the session, Disrupters: transforming business with circular solutions.