Will Shrapnel is a visionary entrepreneur and an Australian technology leader. He is the Founder and Managing Director of HeliMods, an aerospace technology company that is recognised as a world leader in the helicopter modification and special missions space, and is also Telstra’s current Queensland Business of the Year.


Will’s diverse background as an aircraft technician and pilot, combined with his degree qualifications in aerospace engineering and business economics, has enabled him to take a unique and pioneering view of the Australian aerospace industry, and to build a business that cuts across all facets of complex design, engineering and advanced manufacturing to solve the most challenging problems.



Will Shrapnel

Chief Executive Officer, HeliMods

A true Industry 4.0 practitioner and first principles innovator, Will is passionate about combining cutting-edge technology with top talent to create multigenerational value for Australian industry.

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