Ian Opperman is newly appointed Chief Data Scientist and CEO of the NSW Data Analytics Centre. Ian has over 20 years’ experience in the ICT sector and, has led organizations with more than 300 people, delivering products and outcomes that have impacted hundreds of millions of people globally. He has held senior management roles in Europe and Australia as Director for Radio Access Performance at Nokia, Global Head of Sales Partnering (network software) at Nokia Siemens Networks, and then Divisional Chief and Flagship Director at CSIRO.
Ian is considered a thought leader in the area of the Digital Economy and is a regular speaker on “Big Data”, broadband enabled services and the impact of technology on society. He has contributed to 6 books and co-authored more than 120 papers which have been cited more than 3200 times. Ian has an MBA from the University of London and a Doctor of Philosophy in Mobile Telecommunications from Sydney University. Ian is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Australia, a Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, a Senior Member of the Australian Computer Society, and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Join Ian at the June EdXN Branch Forum as he presents on ‘Harnessing Data for a Complex World’, and outlines the practical ways that digitisation is being brought to life with new and powerful insights.
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|Date:||Thursday 2 June, 2016|
|Time:||5:45pm registration for a 6:00pm start|
For more information and to register, please click here.
Professional Year students please note: This event is fully booked for Professional Year students. Please refer to the ACS Victorian events calendar to see what's coming up.