Dr Phillip Wing
Phillip Wing has extensive, global experience as a Senior Executive. He has been the CEO and Chairman of start-ups, growth companies and large organisations. Former roles include Partner in Technology Venture Partners (TVP), a specialist technology venture capital firm, and was an active Non-Executive Director on many of TVP's portfolio companies in Australia and overseas. Prior to that he was a Senior Executive in IBM's Global and Asia Pacific Management Team, including General Manager (Global Services), responsible for strategy, marketing and business development including acquisitions, alliances and business partners.
Tony Faure is a business leader and investor with extensive experience of media and marketing - both traditional and digital. He was the former CEO of ninemsn, the first Managing Director for Yahoo! Australia and CEO and Founder of HomeScreen Entertainment. Tony was also the former Chairman of Torque Data, Lasttix, Junkee Media, and Non-Executive Director of biNu and The Sound Alliance. Tony is currently the Chair of oOh!media, Owner of t-4, Chairman of PredictHQ and Pollenizer, and is also the Non-Executive Director of Stackla.
Darren Smorgon is the Managing Director of Sandbar Investments, a private investment company. He was previously a Director of CHAMP Private Equity, one of Australia's largest and longest established Private Equity firms, where he spent 16 years.
At CHAMP he led the acquisition and portfolio management of companies including Study Group, LCR Group, Golding Contractors and oOh!media. In conjunction to the Board of Medical Media, Darren is also currently a Non-Executive Director at oOh!media, the Chairman of Hub Australia and a Non-Executive Director of Total Drain Cleaning. He is also on the advisory committee of the Social Ventures Australia social impact fund.
Kevin Wunsh is currently the Managing Director of Private Equity and Corporate Debt at Wingate, Sydney. He has over 20 years' experience working in Australia and internationally in investment management, corporate advisory and strategy with a particular focus on private equity.
Kevin started his career as a corporate lawyer at Herbert Smith Freehills, and has held roles at AT Kearney, Babcock & Brown and was a founding Director of Alceon.
Michael is a Director in Private Equity at Wingate, Melbourne. He previously spent 14 years at Investec Bank (South Africa and London) as a senior banker primarily in the Specialised Finance and Lending Divisions. Michael is a qualified Chartered Accountant (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants) as well as a CFA Charterholder (CFA Institute, USA).
Barry Smorgon, OAM, was a Director and Executive of Smorgon Consolidated Industries, one of the largest private companies in Australia, for over 20 years. Following, in 1996, he acquired and became Executive Chairman of the Jalco Group of Companies. When Jalco was sold in 2015, Sandbar retained the food and wellness division which renamed to Tismor Health and Wellness. Barry is currently the Executive Chairman of Tismor Health and Wellness, a contract manufacturing business with a focus on food and health related products, and Chairman of Pack and Send Systems.
In June 2010, Mr Smorgon also received a Medal of the Order of Australia in the Queen's Birthday Honours for his service to the community and to business. His community and non-profit activities include being Chairman of the Jewish Communal Appeal where he is a life Governor, and Chairman of AIJAC NSW and President of Maccabi Australia.