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Mike Zimmerman

Managing Director, Bondi Ventures

About Mike Zimmerman

Mike Zimmerman has worked with high growth technology companies in the US and Australia for over 20 years as CEO, executive, investor and board director.

Mike was most recently President and Director of Propeller Aero, a venture-backed enterprise drone software company he invested in and advised before joining full-time. Before this, he was Entrepreneur-in-Residence at CSIRO, Australia's National Science Agency, helping create CSIRO’s new Innovation Program and evaluating commercialization opportunities in the research portfolio. Previously, he was founder/CEO of BuildingIQ (ASX:BIQ), an enterprise SaaS company based originally on CSIRO IP which is a global leader in advanced energy management and smart grid. Prior to starting BuildingIQ, Mike consulted to private equity and technology firms such as Summit Partners and Linkedin on Australian market opportunities, and was a General Partner at Technology Venture Partners, an Australian venture capital fund. He also worked in venture capital and technology businesses in Silicon Valley, as well as with Bain & Company and Goldman Sachs. Michael has an MBA from Stanford University and a BA (with honors) from Amherst College.
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