The Breakout Accelerator invites you to join a virtual conversation and Q&A with Ian Reilly, our May guest for the ‘meet the founder‘ series.

Friday 29 May from 10am – 10.45am

About Ian

Ian is an experienced professional engineer, company director and consultant with a proven international track record in developing and launching biomedical, agricultural consumer and industrial products for global markets. In 2018 he launched a disruptive agricultural technology that is set to revolutionise livestock farming globally.

Ian licenced CSIRO technology to successfully launch agri-tech startup Agersens to produce eShepherd – the world’s first livestock virtual fence system. eShepherd allows a farmer to create a virtual fence and remotely monitor, muster and move cattle, using a smart phone, tablet or computer.

Ian brought international strategic partners on board, developed wide agricultural industry and government support, and raised equity and grant funding. Today Agersens employs 45 people in Vic and Qld, manufactures product in China, has a global distribution deal in place and is the undisputed world leader in the new field.

As founder and Managing Director of Altrutec, Ian specialises in building commercialisation bridges for enterprises. In a recent article, he shared tips for positioning a startup to raise funds when current lockdown orders lift. Read more here: