Adrian Turner

Adrian Turner

Co-Chair

Adrian is a successful and influential Australian technology entrepreneur who has spent 18 years in Silicon Valley. Most recently, he was the inaugural CEO of CSIRO’s Data61. Before coming back to Australia, he was the Managing Director and Co-Founder of Borondi Group, a holding company focused on the intersection of pervasive computing, platform economics and traditionally conservative industries.

Prior to this, Adrian was co-founder and CEO of smart phone and Internet of Things security company Mocana Corporation, had profit and loss responsibility for Philips Electronics connected devices infrastructure, and was Chairman of the Board for Australia’s expat network, Advance.org.

He is a member of the Board of the Australian eHealth Research Centre and is also a member of the UTS: Business School Advisory Board.

He is regarded as a thought leader on entrepreneurialism, Internet of Things and the impact of network connectivity on business economics. He authored the eBook BlueSky Mining - Building Australia's Next Billion Dollar Industries. Adrian is a UTS graduate and has completed the Executive Program for Managing Growth Companies at Stanford University.