Adir Shiffman

Executive Chairman,
Catapult

Adir Shiffman is a registered medical practitioner with a background and expertise in the internet and technology space, as well as the medical and healthcare sector.

Adir is one of the foremost experts in the internet space in Australia, having founded, built and sold a number of rapidly growing businesses. He has been an advisor to dozens of the largest companies in Australia and NZ regarding their online strategies and execution, and continues to provide strategic advice to a number of CEOs and senior managers. He has advised companies across many sectors, including banking, finance, health care, insurance, retail, airlines and travel, and media.

Adir mostly focuses on chairing Catapult and ASX-listed Disruptive Investment Group ($DVI), as well as helping grow startups, accelerating other early-stage companies, leading and structuring investments, consulting and advising to senior management, and chairing several businesses in which he is a significant shareholder. Of particular interest are opportunities to create value in overlooked and unidentified niches within the web and health sectors.

Adir is an SXSports Advisory Board Member at SXSW, Director and Partner at Disruptive Capital, Co-founder and Chairman of StartHere.com.au, Co-founder and Non-executive Chairman of Global Reviews., Co-Founder and Director of Innovative Online, Owner of Alia Group, and Founder and CEO of HelpMeChoose.com.au.

Adir is a charismatic strategic thinker that has a strong vision for Catapult’s future, and has the persuasive and motivational characteristics to help lead the company. He also regularly speaks at events in Australia and the US, and his views on technology and innovation have been widely published.

Adir holds a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery from Monash University.