Gavin Smith, Chair
Gavin Smith is President and Chairman of Robert Bosch Australia, having held many positions within Bosch since 1997, both locally and in Germany. He is a Non-Executive Director of joint venture company FMP, the Stillwell Motor Group, and the German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK). Gavin is a passionate advocate of Road Safety initiatives.
Ms Nicole Lockwood
Nicole is Principal of Lockwood Advisory providing strategic advice to government and the private sector on regional development, infrastructure and stakeholder engagement. She is a member of the Boards of the Water Corporation, Tourism WA and Infrastructure Australia, Chair of the Freight and Logistics Council and MNG and the Deputy Chair of the Leadership WA Board.
Dr Mike Briers AO
Mike is CEO of the FoodAgility Cooperative Research Centre, empowering Australia’s food industry through digital transformation. Mike co-founded the IoTAA, Capital Markets CRC, agtech business The Yield and e-research service provider Intersect. His pioneering efforts in fintech and e-research led to the global success of SIRCA and the founding of big data company RoZetta.
Mr Stuart Waite
Stuart is a start-up investor, advisor and digital transformation consultant. He’s at the forefront of digital innovation and product design for next generation user experiences, engagement, business models, and content distribution, having three times built and managed cross-functional teams in excess of 100 people.
Ms Jackie Taranto
Jackie has over 30 years of business experience, including, in 2000, founding Hannover Fairs Australia which built and launched CeBIT Australia. Nominated in The Australian’s Top 50 Most Influential People in IT and telecos in 2013 and 2014, she has led numerous international trade delegations.