Yoni Sharon is the Industry Portfolio Manager of the Faculty of Engineering at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Yoni works closely with the Faculty's academics and their industrial partners to create impactful research projects. Yoni enjoys using his previous academic and industry experience to close gaps within industry-academia partnerships. Yoni services the faculty via negotiations, business introductions, relationships management and project management support. His scientific and commercial experience is in AgTech, FoodTech, BioTech and the Water sectors. Yoni holds a bachelor degree from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology and a PhD in Molecular Plant Physiology from Tel Aviv University.