Jackie Taranto is a seasoned business executive and entrepreneur with over thirty years’ experience across a range of industries including technology, advanced manufacturing, international trade, medical, finance & investment, research, and infrastructure. She specialises in creating business collaboration opportunities and platforms to extract and build economic value out of timely deployment of technology and talent. Jackie has an extensive industry, research, education and government business network, expanding beyond Australia – to Germany, India, China, Israel and USA, where she has facilitated state-level delegations, visits and cooperative agreements.

Jackie currently sits on the board of ARM Hub, an agile technology centre in robotics and design-led manufacturing. She is an advisor to the board of Gilmour Space Technologies, Australia’s leading launch services company.