Adrian is an experienced corporate leader with a strong track record building innovative global companies. Adrian is currently Co-Chair of Austcyber, the national program to build a vibrant domestic cybersecurity company that recently merged with Stone and Chalk, Australia's leading innovation hub, with a focus on fintech. The combined organisations have helped 560 start ups and scale ups with 147 alumni companies, who together with residents have raised an aggregate of $520 million since 2014. He is CEO of the Minderoo Fire and Flood Resilience Initiative, a collaborative program that uses data modelling and machine learning based prediction to lift resilience so that communities can bounce back stronger from national disasters like the devastating 2019-20 Black Summer fires. Prior to this, Adrian was the founding CEO of CSIRO's Data61, the digital and data specialist of the national science agency after spending 18 years in Silicon Valley where he was part of the executive team for Evite.com, co-founded Borondi Group, was CEO and co-founder of Mocana corporation a global leader in IOT security, and was appointed Chairman of the Board for Australia's expat network, Advance.org. Adrian graduated from UTS, completed the Executive Program for Managing Growth Companies at Stanford University, and has authored the book Blue Sky Mining - Building Australia's Next Billion Dollar Industries.