Award Winning IT Professional Specialising in Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Technologies
AI EVANGELIST | TECHNOPRENEUR | FUTURIST
EXPERIENCED A.I. PROFESSIONAL & TECH-SAVVY BUSINESS LEADER
FOCUSED ON GUIDING ORGANISATIONS IN ADOPTING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND COGNITIVE TECHNOLOGIES TO IMPLEMENT INNOVATIVE GAME-CHANGING SOLUTIONS.
FORMER IBM WATSON SOLUTIONS LEADER AND A KEY CONTRIBUTOR TO SOME OF THE EARLIEST AI IMPLEMENTATIONS IN AUSTRALIA
STRONGLY BELIEVE INNOVATION IS THE LEADING INDICATOR OF FUTURE GROWTH AND PROFITABILITY AND STRIVE TO INSTALL THE INNOVATION CULTURE IN EVERYTHING I'M ASSOCIATED WITH.
HOLD A PATENT IN NATURAL LANGUAGE DATA ANALYSIS AND A REGULAR SPEAKER AT GLOBAL CONFERENCES AND TECH EVENTS.
WELL CONNECTED TO THE STARTUP ECOSYSTEM WHERE I MENTOR AND COACH HIGH-PERFORMANCE TEAMS TO CREATE IMPACTFUL SOLUTIONS FOR THE WORLD AND THE COMMUNITY.
03 MY JOURNEY
Director AI and Inovations
Lead the Australian Innovation centre, which specialises in AI and is part of a global platform of 21 other specialised innovation hubs. Helping them navigate complex business problems, discover new growth opportunities and to bring innovative ideas to life.
Lead Cognitive & AI Solutions
Was part of the core IBM Watson Centre of Competency in Australia from its early days.
One of the key technical leaders in implementing a first of its kind cognitive student advisor solution or a large Australian university. Involved in various other Watson implementations (at a senior tech expert capacity) in Australia, NZ and AsiaPac
Founder & Director of Design
Static Graphic designing , branding, and digital marketing service. Created websites, logos, flyers and other branding artefacts.
3 boys from college mastered assembling computers, implementing LAN and WAN and helped small businesses. Owned about 200 domain names (during dot com boom) which we sold and re-sold.
CBASIT, IN2IT, CUSP
AI & Cognitive Leader
Helping enterprises and large corporates identify, shape and execute on Cognitive & AI opportunities. My time is split between business development, practice development and overseeing client engagements.
IBM (India, UK, Australia, Japan, NZ)
Various Technical Roles (Enterprise Integration)
Started as an 'Integration consultant' and performed various IT roles from programming, to design and architecture using IBM's leading enterprise integration and business process management software products to build large-scale integration solutions.
Clients included, RACV, Coles-Myers, IAG, ATO, Fast Retail (Japan), Telecom NZ (NZ) and many more.
Founder & Freelance Designer
Esoteric produced computer generated art and I devised a software application that created complex graphics using a combination of mathematical formulas and fractals.