Professor Buzz Palmer
Professor Buzz Palmer is one of Australia’s most prominent voices in health entrepreneurship and medical technology innovation. He co-founded the MedTech Actuator in 2018, and is strongly involved in a number of venture capital and technology or product development initiatives.
With a background in orthopaedic and regenerative medicine and a proven track record as an entrepreneur across the EU, India, Africa, the Arabian Gulf and Asia Pacific, he has not only built his own ventures but has consulted with over 500 startups, helping them raise over $150M. Buzz is ideally positioned to strategically drive innovative medical solutions that provide a significant impact on society, while bringing a global perspective on healthcare innovation and commercialisation.
A regular advisor to governments at all levels and a Professor at the University of Melbourne, Buzz is passionate about catalysing innovation and supporting the founders who drive it.