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Paul Levins


Paul is a Co-Founder of Xinova. In 2016, he worked with a team including Xinova’s CEO Edward Jung to create Xinova out of an entity formerly known as the Invention Development Fund.  Paul led the team that was responsible for many of Xinova’s first revenues, original business models and clients, and until April 2019 was Xinova’s Chief Strategy Officer.

Previously he held Senior Executive roles at the Invention Development Fund including EVP Global Partnerships, Head of APAC monetization, and Australia and New Zealand Country Manager. He has over 30 years of experience in corporate, government, and not for profit sectors.  He has held senior executive roles at the infrastructure and telecommunications companies Bilfinger Berger and Telstra; he was EVP of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), an organization that coordinates the operational stability of the global Internet, where he set up their Washington DC office and negotiated and co-authored a new accountability mechanism with the United States Department of Commerce and the United States Congress.

He has held Chief of Staff and Senior Advisory roles in State and Federal government portfolios in Australia including Health, Forestry, Water, Infrastructure, Housing, Higher Education and Social Security. He Was a conciliator at the Australian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission and helped to implement Australia’s Privacy Act. Paul is an Independent Director of the ANZAC Medical Research Institute and an Ambassador for Business Events Sydney. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Macquarie University and is an Honorary Associate, Mentor and Guest lecturer at the University of Sydney Graduate School of Government.

He is presently Head of Business Development for Souszen, a startup in the restaurant automation arena, is helping the Coffee Cherry Company with market entry to Australia and is pursuing a number of other startup opportunities in food and agriculture.

Our Team

Laura Vowles

Executive Assistant

Michelle Axelrod

Office Manager

Yan Sheng

Senior Vice President, Head of China

Bo Garcia

Director of Innovation Partnerships

Yongsung Kim

Chairman Korea & Asia

Dan Cook

Vice President, Growth & Scale Group

Harvey Hung

Project Coordinator

Brian Yen


Matt Ferguson, PhD

Vice President of Network & Technology

Brad Roberts Ph.D.

Global Head of Network Platform

Paul Levins


Jessica Roberto

Technical Program Manager

Brett Hertzberg

Legal Consultant

Ken Tallo

Partner | Innovation Programs

Scott Needham

Country Head of Australia and New Zealand

Kayo Ikegami

Operations Analyst

Mark Klopp

Business Development Consultant

Alyssa Moore

Director of Marketing

Naoki Bessho

Innovation Development Manager

Shivani G. Ludwig, Ph.D

Innovation Development Manager

Sara Telfer

Senior Product Designer

Madan Prabhu

Director | Innovation Services Group

Doug Loy, Ph.D.

Vice President | Innovation Services Group

Patrick Ennis

Chief Technology Officer

Ramakrishnan Vaidyanathan

Director, Innovation Programs

Glenn Edens

Partner, Innovation Programs

Yi Lan Chen

Research Coordinator

Rafidah Binte Md Aidi

Project Coordinator

Jordan Bundy

Manager, Software Engineer

Chris Petersen

Software Engineer

Mai Huong Tran


Hsiu-Wu (Jason) Guo

Innovation Development Manager

Rob Dhat

Vice President of Innovation Partnerships

Masanobu Katoh

President | Xinova Japan

Kelly Romano

Managing Director | Innovation Programs

Jimin “Eva” Kim

Office Administrator

Joshua Montgomery

Software Engineer

Dan Dongil Kim

Executive Vice President of Finance

Chal Davidson


Jose Chacon

Finance Manager

Amy Greime

Vice President | Finance & Accounting

Eliot Baker

Programs and Content Manager

Ted Leung

Vice President of Engineering

Sharat Reddy

General Manager, Marketing & North America Sales

Graeme Weston

Vice Chairman and Managing Partner, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship

Nick Milanovich

Director | Innovation Services Group

Soleil Brisbane

Marketing Specialist

Kevin Williams

Vice President | Innovation Services Group

Grace Fox

HR Generalist

Ken Pawlak

Managing Director

Todd Kenck

Chief Financial Officer

Seth Miller

Managing Director, Innovation Programs

Madeline Song

Managing Director

Sherri Richman

Innovation Business Development Representative

Kyle Dowling

Director of Innovation Partnerships

Kaori Iguchi

Office Manager

Al DeNooyer

Innovation Business Development Representative

David Kraft

Global Head of Innovation Services

Jorma Ollila

Executive Chairman

John Kim

IT Manager

Raine Hermans

Managing Director, Innovation Programs

Nicole Underwood

HR Director

Stephen King

Entrepreneur in Residence

Clariz Adelle Mariano

Software Engineer

Stacey Ravetta

General Counsel

BK Lee

President Korea

Edward Jung

Founder & CEO

Maggie Ng

Chief of Staff to CEO

Imran Sajjad

Staff Accountant

Wolfgang Meyers

Software Engineer

Connect with Xinova

We are always seeking new problems to solve, as well as innovators and entrepreneurs to help us solve them. Let’s work together to create the future.

Our Worldwide Locations


311 ½ Occidental Ave S
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98104
+1 (206) 800-2678


Xinova Japan GK
Yaesu Mitsui Building 6F
2-7-2 Yaesu, Chuo-ku
Tokyo 104-0028 Japan


Xinova Innovation (Beijing) Consultancy Co. Ltd.
Room 2494, Level 24, Tower 3
China Central Place
77 Jianguo Road
Chaoyang District
Beijing, 100025 China


Xinova Asia Pte Ltd.
331 North Bridge Road
#22-01, Odeon Towers
Singapore 188720
+65 6408 5080


Xinova Korea
10th floor, Golfzone Tower
735, Yeongdong-daero
Seoul 06072, Korea
+82 2 6952 8840


Xinova Australasia Pty Ltd.
223 Liverpool St
Darlinghurst, NSW 2010
+61 2 8093 4850


Xinova India
Suite No 208, 2nd Floor
Survey No 414
PSR Complex
Govinda Reddy (GR) Layout
Bannerghatta Road
Karnataka, 560076, India


Xinova Finland
Erottajankatu 5 A 4
FI-00130 Helsinki

Affiliate offices in Tel Aviv & Vienna