Michelle Mannering

Michelle Mannering

Founder/Director at Variant X

Startupbootcamp Energy Australia || FinTech Melbourne || Startupbootcamp Australia Mentor

Michelle Mannering is known as the Hackathon Queen. She is an entrepreneurial type that enjoys driving Victoria’s startup community. She’s the cofounder of an artificial intelligence startup alongside running hackathons, MCing, speaking, and facilitating a range of events. With a background in both the Science and Arts, she has a unique insight into the collaborative culture that is at the forefront of our future work. She’s the Hacker in Residence, the exclusive hackathon coordinator for Carlton Connect and LAB-14.

Michelle is currently the media and marketing, or social media guru for Melbourne-based electric skateboard company BajaBoard.  BajaBoard builds and manufactures the most extreme, off-road, all-terrain, electric powered board on the market.