Geof Heydon – Principal Consultant
Geof has over 40 years’ experience in the telecoms sector, working recently in broadband enabled business models, the emerging digital economy and the Internet of Things across the Asia Pacific.
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.
John Stanton, Chair IoTAA Executive Council, CEO Communications Alliance
John Stanton is a communications industry executive with more than 25 years of experience who joined Communications Alliance as CEO in early 2010. He is the inaugural Chair of the IoTAA’s Executive Council.
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.