Clyde founded Shake It Up after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s at age 44. Clyde has over 30 years of industry experience and a vision to provide the latest world-leading technology and turnkey automation and robotics solutions to clients looking for a competitive edge. In 1987 Clyde founded Machinery Automation & Robotics (MAR) which won the Telstra Australian Business of the Year in 2008. In 2014 the business was acquired by SCOTT. Clyde has been an Australia Day Ambassador for the past 9 years.
On 26 January 2021, Clyde was appointed as a Member (AM) of the Order of Australia (General Division) in the Australia Day Honours List, in recognition of his significant service to community health, particularly to people living with Parkinson’s disease.