David Goad

Postgraduate Fellow and Honorary Associate, The University of Sydney Business School, Head of IoT/AI Strategy, Ignia/Insight Australia, Co-chair IoT Start-up Innovation Workstream, IoT Alliance of Australia
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David Goad

Postgraduate Fellow and Honorary Associate, The University of Sydney Business School, Head of IoT/AI Strategy, Ignia/Insight Australia, Co-chair IoT Start-up Innovation Workstream, IoT Alliance of Australia
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Biography

David has over 25 years of industry experience having held senior leaderships roles with recognized IT brands such as KPMG Consulting, Microsoft and Hitachi Solutions. Currently David is the Head of IoT/AI Strategy at Insight/ Ignia.

A successful entrepreneur David has created his own successful IT start-up, built it up to being a global award-winning business and then sold it off.

Currently a Post-Graduate Fellow at Sydney University, David teaches at both Sydney University and the University of New South Wales in the areas of Innovation, Business Applications, Digital Business Management and Accounting Information Systems. His research areas are the Internet of Things, AI and Innovation.

A published author he has presented his work on IoT Architecture at the American Conference on Information Systems and has written a book on IoT Strategy.

David is a Co-Chair of the IoT Association of Australia and provides consulting advice to entrepreneurs starting new businesses and to enterprises developing their IoT and AI strategy.

David holds degrees in Art, Engineering and Finance along with certifications in Operations, Project Management and IT.