Mr Adrian Turner

CEO

CEO · Data61

Biography

Adrian Turner is the CEO of Data61 at CSIRO. Data61 is creating our data-driven future.

Adrian is a successful and influential Australian technology entrepreneur who has spent 18 years in Silicon Valley. Most recently he was 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 was recently named co-Chair of the Cybersecurity Growth Centre, 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.