Event Details

Thursday, 27 October 2016
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Level 2, Rooms 3 & 4, Hilton, Sydney
Hilton, 488 George St, Sydney
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Miss Kimberley Bennett
344 31653
Org. Unit:
Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

Event Description

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You are warmly invited to lunch with a difference on Thursday, 27 October from 12:00pm to 1:45pm in Sydney.

'Leader of Influence' Alan Noble, Director Engineering of Google Australia and New Zealand will deliver a special presentation addressing 'Disruptive Tech Trends'.

Alan is a serial entrepreneur and executive with 25 years of software technology leadership and management experience. Alan has been the Engineering Director for Google Australia and New Zealand since 2007, overseeing the rapid growth of the engineering centre in Sydney. He joined Google from NetPriva, a networking software company that he founded in 2005 which was acquired by Expand Networks and in turn, acquired by Riverbed. From 1986 until 2002 Alan lived in California. He worked for Schlumberger for 8 years, then in 1996, he cofounded NetMind, which developed the Internet's first change detection service. NetMind was acquired in 2000 by Intellisync (acquired by Nokia) where he was VP of Engineering until returning to Australia in 2002.

Alan is also co-founder and director of StartupAUS. He serves on the advisory boards of several Australian universities, the board of the South Australian Museum and is a Fellow of Engineers Australia. Alan completed his Bachelor of Engineering (First Class Honors) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at the University of Adelaide, and also holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science Stanford University.

As a member of the UQ community, part of your 'UQ Advantage' is having access to opportunities to network, engage in lively discussion and hear from thought leaders in the industry.

We hope that you can join us.

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