Technical Advisory Board Member

Shane Kennett, PhD

Shane Kennett, Ph.D., PE, CWI, brings a wealth of industry expertise to the table, specializing in materials science, mechanical metallurgy, and failure analysis. His consultancy covers a wide spectrum, including ferrous metallurgy, microstructural characterization, and mechanical engineering. With a comprehensive background encompassing various industries such as Oil & Gas, refineries, power generation, mining, automotive safety, off-road vehicles, surgical devices, medical implants, and microelectronics, he offers a diverse perspective. Driven by a passion for innovation that seamlessly aligns with FIC's mission, Shane's role as an engineering consultant equips him to understand and support startups effectively. Within FIC, Shane is dedicated to fostering innovation and job creation, both locally and on a broader scale, solidifying his role as an asset in the venture capital landscape.