The QLD AI Hub is thrilled to announce the newest members of the advisory committee for 2023. The committee will contribute and further the work of the Queensland AI Hub across the state.
The new members represent a broad range of major industries, including:
Together the Queensland AI Hub Advisory Committee will further the Queensland AI Hub’s mission to connect, promote and grow the capability of artificial intelligence across Queensland.
Michael is a Brisbane-based data and machine learning professional. He is deeply involved in the Brisbane AI community by running MeetUp groups and delivering multiple AI training courses.
Troy is well versed in forming alliances and providing though leadership to a wide range of industries across the world. He is instrumental in creating solutions that modernise, distrupt and propel the organisations that he serves, to do more for their customers.
Sanjana is a first-year PhD student at The University of Queensland at the School of Chemistry and Molecular BioSciences. She has extensive experience in Data Engineering and Data Science. Sanjana is also a volunteer at Omdena, a global AI based community.
Michael is a data innovation expert with over 20 years experience in research and development across industry, government and academia over three continents. He is currently the Head of School of the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering at The University of Queensland. Michael also has interests in sensing, data analytics and robotics.
Kerrie is a Distinguished Professor of Statistics and Director of the Centre for Data Science at QUT. She is passionate about developing methods to break open data and reveal insights that can help address critical challenges in society.
Jing has more than seven years of research and development experience in AI, machine learning and computer vision. After receiving his PhD, Jing is now a research scientist in the Queensland Government Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, focusing on finding AI opportunities and providing solutions to agriculture researchers and industry.
Dr Yan Yang is a Software Engineering Lead at Phantom Works – Global for Machine Learning capabilities. Her work includes software engineering development to enable advanced algorithms in the field of computer vision, reinforcement learning, deep neural networks, statistical learning algorithms and pattern recognition.
Tim is an experienced leader in developing complex technology solutions that build on a machine-learning core. He is currently the Data Science Manager at FloodMapp where he is leading a team that is developing a machine-learning based hydrologic forecast models that power the real-time flood extent maps of the company’s ForeCast product. Tim has pursued a career focused on solving challenging real-world engineering problems with digital technologies.
Kellie has more than 30 years professional experience in tech and is a distinguished thought leader in business and technology. She is the CEO of Business Improvement Consultants, a Queensland Based consultancy. Kellie is also the Women in IT 2022 “The Heart of Our Values” Award recipient.
Glenn is the CEO and Founder of MaxusAI, a Brisbane-based technology startup for VisualAI inspections, helping companies to unlock business value from their photos, videos and geospatial data. Glenn is also a QLD AI Hub expert-in-residence, contributing to the Hubs Office Hours program.
Emma is the current General Manager of Analytics at RACQ. She has over 15 years of experience in establishing and evolving best-in-class capabilities that empower decision making and drive business performance. Emma is passionate about harnessing the power of people through insights.
Samantha is a globally recognised inventor, innovator and entrepreneur and is currently the Innovation Facilitator and lead for the JCU Founders-In-Residence Portfolios for James Cook University, Cairns.
Brent is well known at the Hub, with his contributions of time to mentoring and participating in the Office Hours Program. Brent is the Medical Director of Innovation and the Director of Critical Care Research at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service, and Adjunct Professor at Griffith University. He is also working collaboratively with Universities, Government and Industry to unlock the positive disruptive potential that AI can bring to Healthcare, iteratively improving both patient and system outcomes.