Faculty of
Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

18 May 2017 12:00pm to 1:45pm


The Mint

10 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000

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Alumni and members of the UQ community are warmly invited to lunch with a difference on Thursday, 18 May from 12pm at The Mint, Sydney. 

Hosted by UQ's Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology, 'Leader of Influence' Dr Paul Twomey, co-founder of Stash, the secure digital storage company, will deliver a special presentation addressing “How Australia could shift the needle on cyber security - new ideas for domestic and international leadership."

As a member of the UQ community, part of your 'UQ Advantage' is having access to opportunities to network, engage in lively discussion and hear from thought leaders in the industry. The 'Leaders of Influence' Series engages industry leaders to present on current and critical issues that impact Australian and global engineering, architecture and technology companies.

Register now to secure your ticket for this special alumni and friends event! 

Keynote Speaker: Dr Paul Twomey
Co-founder, Stash

Paul is a co-founder of Stash, the secure digital storage and messaging company. 

Paul is also a founding figure and former CEO of ICANN, the international organization that coordinates many of the key functions of the global Internet - a role in which he was described by the New York Times as "the Chief Operating Officer of the Internet.”

Paul was formerly the CEO of the Australian Government's National Office for the Information Economy and the Federal government's Special Adviser for the Information Economy and Technology.   He is a former senior consultant with McKinsey & Company.

Paul  has been closely involved with the international reform of the Internet's technical rule making.

As a recognized thought leader and cyber security authority, Paul is:

  • Founding Chair of the World Economic Forum’s global Agenda Council on the Future of the Internet.
  • Commissioner on the Global Commission for Internet Governance
  • Commissioner on the Global Information Infrastructure Commission
  • Board Director of the Atlantic Council of the United States
  • Chair of the CyberGreen Institute.





For further information, please email us at alumni@eait.uq.edu.au.