Build and commercialise your innovation

engage consulting group provides inspiration and innovation to Australian leaders, start-ups and entrepreneurs. We do this by providing a range of innovation services from start-up funding to business model transformation.

We assist companies in re-inventing their business through business model innovation, establishing R&D centres of excellence, developing customer value propositions and re-invigorating business development teams. In today’s fast moving, highly competitive environment, leading companies rely on and develop hi-tech digital products and services. So it’s important that your business employs the latest innovation tools. When your company experiences high growth rates, it is crucial to automate business processes using the best technology. Automation allows easier scaling, less staff and most importantly less errors which results in higher quality products and services. engage consulting group has experience and expertise in applying a variety of methodologies including the business model canvas, lean canvas, agile development and lean practices in both start-ups and mature organisations.

When it comes to scaling your business to commercialise innovations, engage consulting group can help you find the right sources of funding including seed investment, early stage venture capital and various state and federal government grants. We can also assist you in executing your exit plan through our partnerships with experienced boutique corporate advisers with expertise in mergers & acquisitions, trade sales and IPOs. When it comes to selling your business, we always work for the most important people in your business - you the founder - ensuring the maximum value and best outcome is obtained.

Meet our team

engage consulting group was incorporated in 2003. We started out as e-based consulting, a web services business which provided on-line assessments and surveys to Australian businesses. Over the years we have delivered services to some of Australia’s leading companies and state government organisations.

Hi. I'm Sam. Nice to meet you.

Sam Pitruzzello

Executive Director

Sam is passionate about helping Australian start-ups commercialise their innovations and works with established organisations to extract maximum value from technology. His expertise is in working with organisations in the telecommunications, software, financial services, healthcare, biotechnology and professional services industries.  Sam’s extensive technology skills coupled with commercial expertise allows him to assist clients to successfully commercialise and scale innovations. Sam is also an experienced board director and has held roles as company secretary, treasurer and strategic adviser. Sam also lectures Masters level Entrepreneurship and Innovation courses at the University of Melbourne.

Hi. I'm Sarina. Nice to meet you.

Sarina Sorrenti

Executive Director

Sarina is passionate about helping people and businesses realise their potential in a sustainable way. Sarina is an experienced Board Director and Strategic Adviser. Sarina provides strategic advice to Australian businesses including start-ups and new ventures.  Sarina is passionate in growing organisations in sustainability, wellness, social enterprises, professional services, cancer cures and innovative technologies and services. Sarina also provides consulting and coaching services to leaders in USA, Europe and Asia. Over the last twenty five years she has been fortunate to work with multinational and national companies including CSL, Gale, Bosch, Kodak and Siemens as well as professional services firms (law and accounting), Australian Universities and not-for-profits.   Sarina has been a co-founder of many start-ups and has commercial and leadership experience in company scale-up, mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructures.