Our vision is to become the world leader in autonomous marine vessel docking and positioning, enhancing safety, efficiency and pleasure, both private and commercial applications through our innovative fully autonomous technology.

Our Values


We develop unique IP that provides elegant autonomous solutions to complex docking and positioning problems within the marine industry.


We seek to contribute to the reduction of carbon emissions and other ecological impacts by increasing efficiency, reducing unnecessary operational time and preventing marine accidents by the application of our IP.


We strive to ensure our IP maximises occupational safety, reduces accidents, increases operational efficiency and reduces costs.

Executive Team Members



Bradley Tyers
Director, MAiD IP Holdings Pty Ltd

An entrepreneur and inventor with over 30 years of experience in a wide range of business sectors, having extensive experience in business sectors including the marine industry, mining industry, corporate management, sales and marketing.

Experience includes commercial marine vessel operation and autonomous plant and process control systems. Highly experienced with corporate managerial skills overseeing business negotiations, product design and installation, staff management, sales and product training with focus on new products, market entry and business development.

Excels at strategic sales planning and creating sales business strategies to develop new customer sales with focus on new product launching. Background in Accounts, Project and Technical Process Management as well as experience within the marine industry represent a unique combination of disciplines.



Non-Executive Chairman, MAiD IP Holdings Pty Ltd

Stephen is an entrepreneur and business strategist with significant experience in commercialization, innovation, emerging and disruptive technologies.

In partnership with 2 colleagues in 2016, Stephen founded the business and corporate advisory firm, x10 Partners, which assists technology companies with global growth potential to help maximize their enterprise value and journey them to the public capital markets.

Prior to x10 Partners, Stephen was the corporate and strategic advisor to the founders of Spookfish, a technology disruptor in the aerial imagery space and became the inaugural Chairman of the private company. Stephen facilitated the backdoor listing and RTO of Whitestar Resources and was appointed the inaugural CEO of Spookfish Limited following its listing on the ASX.

As well as the Chairman of MAiD IP Holdings, Stephen is also Chair of Golf Property Limited, a digital platform that links buyers, sellers, and renters of golf property, worldwide. Stephen is also an Expert Network member of the Accelerating Commercialization panel, part of the Australian Government’s Entrepreneurs’ Infrastructure Program.



Maxwell Tyers
Director, MAiD IP Holdings Pty Ltd

An entrepreneur, inventor and developer with a strong mechanical background and over 40 years of experience in corporate, marketing, sales and leadership roles. Held executive general management positions in the USA and Australia, controlling marketing, accounting, administration, and services divisions.

Has a commercially (US$100m+ revenues per annum) successful record of corporate accomplishment in the USA. Instrumental in the successful formation of several automotive Dealerships, both in Australia and the USA with most expertise prior to joining Lexus USA being the formation of new or newly acquired companies. Each company was established with efficient corporate structures and strong marketing principles resulting in very successful enterprises.

Led the performance, testing and design of FRP marine vessels as a driver of competitive marine power boat racing and acquired extensive knowledge in Marine Industry Fiber Glass Reinforced Plastic Technologies and vessel design.

Corporate Partners

Premier Global IP Law Firm, Fish & Richardson represents MAID regarding MAID’s Technology and IP licensing and commercialization opportunities within the commercial marine sector, providing advice and strategic guidance to MAID executive management.

Fish & Richardson P.C. is a global patent, intellectual property litigation, and commercial litigation law firm with more than 400 attorneys and technology specialists across the U.S. and Europe. FISH provides IP monetization services, patent prosecution, counseling and litigation, trademark and copyright prosecution, and commercial litigation services.

With a historic client list of luminaries that includes such innovators as Thomas Edison and the Wright Brothers, FISH is a world leader in intellectual property litigation possessing a deep bench of attorneys with first-chair trial experience in every technology making FISH the go-to firm for the most technically complex cases.

Intellectual Property Law Attorney Robert Plotkin Esq. creates, maintains, expands, defends, and enforces the MAID international patent portfolio worldwide. Attorney Plotkin is a passionate technologist and software patent attorney who founded Blueshift IP with Attorney Cynthia Gilbert, a Boston-based patent law firm specializing in computer technology and software patents.

Attorney Plotkin is an MIT-educated computer scientist and engineer with a technical background matched by few, if any, other attorneys. He has used his combination of technical knowledge and two decades of patent law expertise to develop a unique proprietary process for obtaining strong, broad, and defensible patents that maximizes the sale value of the patents and increases the likelihood of success when the patents are enforced against competitors and increases the strength of the patents against attacks by competitors.

MAID IP Holdings Pty Ltd have engaged Fletcher Law, a boutique corporate and commercial law firm in Perth’s CBD Australia, specializing in corporate, commercial and business law matters, including complex litigation.

Fletcher Law is providing legal services to MAID including with respect to intellectual property commercialization, corporate structure, transactional documents and general commercial legal advice.

x10 Partners are experienced advisors and hands-on executives with deep networks into the technology and investment communities and a track record of driving innovation and global success in technology businesses.

x10 are experts in assessing technology businesses and building strategic commercialisation roadmaps.

With decades of real-world experience, x10 identifies outstanding technology companies with extraordinary global growth potential and helps maximise their enterprise value.

x10 Partners