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David Goad

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Occupation: Facilitators & Experts

Startup mentor and facilitator

David Goad is a startup mentor with more than 20 years’ experience in variety of senior executive roles. He is currently Chief Solution Architect (AI and IoT) at the University of Sydney, as well as a lecturer at the University of Sydney Business School and the Australian Graduate School of Management, teaching digital innovation, strategy and transformation. He is also Microsoft Regional Director – Artificial Intelligence. 

David Goad is part of the facilitation team for an upcoming SSE project on AI innovation. His specialties are Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things and teaching technology to business.

He previously ran a successful tech startup which, before it was sold, won a number of awards and was rated the # 1 Cloud Partner for Microsoft globally. In his spare time, he also volunteers as a firefighter.