Frank has worked in the telecommunications industry, in Australia and overseas, for the last 33 years.
Frank is a member of the Knowledge Economy Institute, based at UTS, the Australian Computer Society Data Taskforce, runs the Digital Technology Advisory, Creator Tech, and is an active member of the board of Telsoc.
From 2006-2009 John was CEO of ASX and NZX-listed telecommunications carrier, People Telecom. Under his leadership, People Telecom became profitable and was recognised as Best Regional Service Provider in the Australian Telecom Awards 2007. John was a senior executive with Intelsat, the largest provider of fixed satellite services worldwide from 1999-2005. John joined Telstra from 1992-1999, following the merger with OTC, where he was Manager of Public Affairs.
Paul has over 20 years’ experience in industry and consulting across Europe, the US and Asia-Pacific. Previously he was a Director with another big 4 consulting firm, CTO at a global industrial IoT organisation and Director for a leading digital agency in the UK.
Nevio has a Bachelor of Engineering in Communications from RMIT. He worked as a spectrum planning engineer in the Department of Communications and prior to that, Optus, Lucent and Nortel in the Middle East and Europe as a radiofrequency planning and optimisation engineer.
He co-authored Enabling the Internet of Things for Australia, Seizing the Internet of Things opportunity for Australia and Australian Industrial Internet of Things Capability Mapping Report for Austrade. Geof sits on the IoTAA Executive Council, chairs the Industry Consortium for the Square Kilometre Array Radio Telescope, is a member of the Australian Computer Society’s Telecoms Board, its Data Taskforce.
Leonie has for most of the last 12 years led communications initiatives in the research sector. She has also worked extensively as a writer across both arts and sciences, most recently for the Academy of Science and the Australia Council.