An experienced team 

50+ combined years of experience in Computer and Vision Technology

Amir Mashkoori CEO Visionary Machines

Amir Mashkoori

Chief Executive Officer

An experienced Silicon Valley-based tech leader with deep knowledge of running both small and large companies and taking nascent products to global scale.


Dr Rhys Newman

Chief Scientific Officer

Founder. Computer vision, machine learning, multiple high-tech start-ups in the UK and Australia.


Dr Samson Lee

Chief Technology Officer

Founder. Computer vision, machine learning, image processing and hardware.


Rupert Reeve

VP Product

High-tech product delivery, 3D multi-camera systems and IP curation.

Chelsea Reid

Chelsea Reid

VP Marketing

Marketing and visual design for high-tech start-ups and established companies.
Gary Aitchison

Gary Aitchison

Business Development and Board Chair

Founder. Serial entrepreneur, building and leading high-tech engineering companies in Australia, US and Asia.

Board Members and Experienced Advisors

Ian Davis

Board Member

Technology executive with 20 years of experience as business consultant to large multinationals and early stage ventures.

Hannah Field

Hannah Field

Board Member

Investor with a strong track record leading customer experience as well as global business and growth operations at high-growth tech companies.

Ivan Mellado

Board Member

25 years experience in marketing, sales, strategy, commercialisation and early-stage ventures spanning line management, board, advisory and investing roles.

Steve Nola

Steve Nola

Board Member

Technology leader with over 35 years experience in building culture-driven global businesses and commercialising intellectual property. Strategic advisor and board member for several tech companies.

Ken Kroeger

Ken Kroeger

Business Advisor

Growing early-stage computer vision companies in mining, transport, rail and OEM automotive.

mark paulson

Mark Paulson 

Principal Intellectual Property Advisor

Internationally renowned expert in intellectual property, patents, patent litigation and procurement, design patents, world-wide IP strategies, technology agreements, licensing, tech-driven joint ventures. Ex-Senior Partner at Jones Day, DC.

Professor Ian Reid

Scientific Advisor

Internationally renowned expert in computer vision. Leads Australia’s premier Vision Research Lab at the University of Adelaide. Previously research leader in the Oxford Active Vision Lab.

“VMs key developments enable the system to take advantage of ever-increasing numbers of cameras.”