With on-the-ground experience in over 33 countries, I specialize in working with senior government, industry and academic stakeholders to design Digital Economy Strategies for Cities, foster Collaborative Innovation and develop Innovation Ecosystems for National and Regional Economies.
I have over 25 years’ experience in the Global Technology, Government and Higher Education sectors, where my core expertise is designing and delivering Innovation, Digital Transformation and organizational wide Change Management projects for government, enterprises and complex multi-party collaborations, for example:
- Leading successful bid ($47 mil) for national eScience infrastructure renewal as collaboration between New Zealand Government (MBIE), Universities and Crown Research Institutes
- Delivering innovation center and local software economy development programs across the global network of Microsoft Innovation Centers and their City Government Partners
- Providing Innovation Ecosystem establishment and growth services for government and academic partnerships in the Asia Pacific, Middle East/Africa, Europe and South America.
- Undertaking applied research with city, regional and national governments on High-Tech Clusters, Economic Value Add Analysis for Innovation Centers and a Maturity Model for Local Software Economies (52 countries).