Board of Directors

David Krall

Chairman of the Board

David Krall is Chairman of the Board of Audinate. David serves as a director and/or strategic advisor to several technology companies, combining a strong educational background in engineering and business with 30 years of professional experience. David Krall also sits on the Board of Directors for Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS), a leading provider of application infrastructure software for business applications. David also currently acts as Strategic Advisor for Universal Audio and Roku. David is the former President and COO of Roku Inc., a market leader in TV streaming. David also formerly was President and CEO of Avid Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: AVID). David received his MBA from Harvard University and his B.S. and Masters degrees in engineering from M.I.T.

Amrita Blickstead

Non-Exec Director

Amrita Blickstead is a Non-Executive Director of Audinate. Amrita is an experienced non-executive director with extensive strategic, sales & marketing, and product development expertise. She has deep experience in retail, eCommerce, and medical devices and has been an advocate for diversity & inclusion. Amrita is the former Chief Operating and Marketing Officer at eBay Australia & New Zealand, and, over her ten-year tenure, she led many different areas of the business across strategy, operations, marketing, sales, and pricing. Before eBay, Amrita established her career as a Management Consultant at Port Jackson Partners and a Biomedical Engineer at Ventracor and Cochlear. Amrita is currently a Non-executive Director at ASX-listed Somnomed (ASX: SOM) and non-profit Vision Beyond AUS. Amrita holds a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Mechanical (Biomedical) Engineering from the University of Sydney. Amrita won the Australian Financial Review BOSS Awards for Young Executive of the Year in 2019. She will also join the Audinate Audit and Risk Management Committee.

John Dyson

Non-Exec Director

John Dyson is a Non-Executive Director of the Company. John is a Director and one of the founders of Starfish Ventures. John has played a crucial role in the establishment of Starfish and has personally overseen and managed investments across a range of technologies and industries. John is also currently a Director of Atmail Pty Ltd., Myriax Pty Ltd., and Swinburne Ventures Pty Ltd. John is also a Director at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. Formerly, John was General Manager (Australia) of JAFCO Investment (Asia Pacific), a Singapore based private equity manager. Prior to joining JAFCO, John worked in the investment banking and stockbroking industries for Schroders, Nomura Securities, KPMG and ANZ McCaughan. John holds a Bachelor of Science from Monash University, a Graduate Diploma in Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia, Masters of Business Administration from RMIT University and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Tim Finlayson

Non-Exec Director

Tim Finlayson is a Non-Executive Director of Audinate. Tim is a chartered accountant with 25 years of experience in professional services, telecommunications and infrastructure industries and has held finance and operational leadership roles in Australia, Singapore and Vietnam. Tim is currently Chief Operating Officer with King & Wood Mallesons Australia, a leading international law firm. Prior to this role, Tim was CFO for ASX-listed companies Sydney Airport Corporation (ASX: SYD) and Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia) Limited (ASX: HTA). During his time at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Tim was a partner and leader of Tax and Legal Services in Indochina advising foreign companies on setting up and operating in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, following tax advisory roles in Sydney and Singapore. Tim holds degrees in Economics and Laws from Macquarie University, is a Member of Chartered Accountants ANZ and is admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.

Alison Ledger

Non-Exec Director

Alison Ledger is a Non-Executive Director of Audinate. Alison has more than 30 years of experience and has held various leadership roles in Australia, the United Kingdom, and the USA. Alison is currently a Non-Executive Director of Countplus Limited (ASX:CUP) and Latitude Financial Services. Alison held various senior management and strategic roles while at Insurance Australia Group (IAG) for eight years, including Head of Group Strategy and Executive General Manager, Product, Pricing and eBusiness. During her tenure as a Partner with McKinsey and Company she advised some of the leading global and Australian banks on strategy and organisational change. Alison began her professional career in the banking industry working with leading financial institutions. Alison received her MBA from Harvard Business School and graduated magna cum laude, with a BA degree in Economics from Boston College. She is a Graduate and Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Roger Price

Non-Exec Director

Roger Price is a Non-Executive Director of Audinate. Roger has more than 30 years of experience including CEO, COO as well as senior engineering, manufacturing, information technology service and international business development roles across multiple technology based industries in Australia, USA and AMEA. He is currently the Chair of Additive Assurance Pty Ltd and was formerly the Executive Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Windlab Limited, an international wind energy development company. Previously Roger was a partner at Innovation Capital, a venture capital firm in Sydney, one of the early investors in the Group. Prior to joining Innovation Capital, Roger was the Chief Executive Officer of Reino Intl., a developer of advanced parking solutions. Roger commenced his career at Alcatel and has held senior positions with a number of Australian technology businesses and NASDAQ listed software companies. Roger has an Engineering degree from the University of Technology, Sydney and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Aidan Williams

Chief Executive Officer / Co-founder

Aidan Williams is Co-Founder and CEO of Audinate and has made significant contributions to the professional Audio Visual (AV) industry. His technical expertise, passion for music, and strategic thinking have been pivotal in establishing Dante networking as the industry standard for AV professionals worldwide. Under his leadership, Audinate has become a global trailblazer in AV networking solutions and an ASX 200 company.

Aidan's commitment to innovation has driven the development of groundbreaking technologies that use readily available IT networking equipment and software to revolutionize the delivery of professional audio/visual systems. Audinate’s flagship technology Dante can be found in millions of AV devices and delivers high-quality, scalable, and cost-effective networking in a diverse range of applications including arenas, amusement parks, corporate buildings, schools and universities and zoos.

In addition to his role at Audinate, Aidan actively contributes to the AV industry by participating in conferences, tradeshows, and events. His dedication to fostering collaboration and knowledge-sharing within the AV industry demonstrates his commitment to advancing the field.

As an entrepreneur and inventor, Aidan holds over twenty patents related to IP networking.  He has a BSc in Computer Science and a BEng (Hons 1) in Electrical Engineering from the University of NSW.