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Omar de Silva

Co-Founder and CEO, The Plato Project

Melbourne

Omar has a proven track record of venture development and investment through a variety of sectors, including education, property and professional services. Most recently Omar’s focus has been on education and the entrepreneurial eco-system of Australia. In 2014–15, working with education startup Ducere, Omar developed and launched Australia’s first degrees in Applied Entrepreneurship and Applied Social Entrepreneurship, which gave students the chance to build their own businesses with every assignment. In 2015 Omar became an ambassador of the G20 Global Entrepreneurship Week and in 2016 is working as a Sherpa with the G20 Australian Young Entrepreneur Alliance. Omar continues to work closely with the board of The Snowdome Foundation (a preeminent blood cancer charity), is on the senior committee of his childhood cricket club and serves as an advisor to many burgeoning start-up organisations and entrepreneurs.

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