Degree in Marketing and Finance, Univ. of Tech., Sydney, Australia; Managing Growth Companies Executive Program, Stanford. Expert on mobile and connected security. Former leadership positions with connected consumer and business device businesses, Philips Electronics. 2002, founded Mocana. Former Chair, Advance, Australia's leading int'l expat network. Author of BlueSky Mining, which examines the reasons why Silicon Valley has been so successful in spawning new billion dollar industries over time. Has appeared in the New York Times, Forbes, Business Week and the Atlantic; frequent guest on television news programmes on CNN and SkyTV, on device hacking and security.