Speakers Profile - Bruce McCabe

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Bruce McCabe is a global thought leader in technology and business innovation.

As the Managing Director of S2 Intelligence Pty Ltd, Bruce has conducted pioneering research into emerging information technologies and their application in business since 1995. He has authored more than 300 essays, columns and research papers.

Based in Sydney, Bruce's independent analysis has informed 90 of Australia's top 100 corporations, and every State and Federal government. He was a member of the e-business advisory panel for Australia's National Office for the Information Economy (2002-2004) and an advisor on Australia's National Government Interoperability Framework (2004-2005).

He is a prolific commentator and contributor to public debate. His comments on the future of information technology appear weekly in the media and he has been a columnist in The Australian (2003-2006), Managing Information Strategies (2002-2003), Business Online (2002) and Australian Personal Computer (1996-1999). He has delivered over 400 presentations in the United States, Europe, Japan, China, South-East Asia, and Australasia.

Bruce is committed to raising the profile of Australian computer science. He maintains relationships with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, National ICT Australia, and a variety of universities, Cooperative Research Centres and commercial R & D labs.

Bruce began his career programming for IBM in 1988. He worked at IBM, WordPerfect and Novell in a variety of marketing and management roles before moving into research. He held senior research positions at IDC (1995-1997) and Gartner (1997-2001) before founding S2 Intelligence in 2002. Bruce has a PhD in Computer Science and is a Research Fellow at the University of Technology Sydney.