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CDE Student Receives SAP Student Award

Congratulations to Michael Weber, a former visiting student at CDE, who received the SAP Student Award for his thesis, “Highly Autonomous Consumer Buying Agents: Analyzing the Influence on Business Models” written as part of his coursework at Chair for Information Systems and Business Process Management at the Technical University of…

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Team CDE – Malshika Dias

Malshika has recently completed her thesis on the future of work at the UNSW Business School in Sydney. Her thesis explores the future of work in the context of emerging technologies from an organisational history perspective. She has presented her work in international conferences including the International Conference on Information…

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Team CDE – Ritwik Swain

Ritwik is a Psychology PhD Student at the Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety Queensland (CARRS-Q). He joined the CDE team through a program where PhD students can join commercial research projects for about three months, to enrich their PhD journey and learn new skills. He is currently working with us on a research project with…

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Team CDE – Nicolas Brunau

Nicolas Brunau has a long corporate experience in retail business and management. His career started in the French Trade Commission in Osaka and evolved from Area Manager for North-East Asia to Retail Director APac for several prominent fashion and sports brands. His last role was of General Manager in department stores in Hong Kong and…

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Team CDE – Kevin Desouza

Kevin C. Desouza is a Professor of Business, Technology and Strategy in the School of Management at the QUT Business School. He is a Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Governance Studies Program at the Brookings Institution and is a Distinguished Research Fellow at the China Institute for Urban Governance at Shanghai Jiao Tong University…

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Team CDE – Markus Rittenbruch

Associate Professor Markus Rittenbruch is an Associate Investigator with the Centre for the Digital Economy, an academic with the School of Design and the Associate Director of the QUT Design Lab. Markus joined the CDE in 2019 after having worked with Marek for some years on the now superseded “Embracing the Digital Age” theme at the…

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CDE News – June 2020 issue

One of my most vivid childhood memories is me standing right next to my parents, who are buying my first computer. It is a black and white Atari 800XL, with a cassette tape player, XC12, and I cannot contain my excitement. Little did I know how my life would change thanks to these two devices. Back then I had no way of imagining that a…

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Team CDE – Peter Townson

In his own words, Pete is a self-confessed generalist. He lives and breathes the world of design. His approach is centred between the tangible and intangible, the theory and the practice. It is in the ambiguity of this nexus that Peter feels most at home. From his background as an industrial designer, Peter has co-founded a manufacturing…

Rob Perrons
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Team CDE – Robert Perrons

Before joining QUT as an Associate Professor in 2011, Rob worked in a wide variety of roles and locations for Shell International’s Exploration & Production division.  He started his career in Shell’s Strategy & Economics team in 1997 and then worked for several years as a production engineer in the company’s overseas operations…

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Upcoming events with Qld AI Hub

QUT is proud to be a founding partner for the newly established Queensland AI Hub, created to enhance Queensland’s AI capabilities. The AI Hub has two upcoming events and we encourage you to take part. AI 101: Demystifying Artificial Intelligence – 22 June Join experts from QUT, UQ and KPMG for this free online session aimed to demystify…

Michael Milford
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Team CDE – Michael Milford

Michael Milford is a professor at the Queensland University of Technology, as well as Australian Research Council Future Fellow, and Microsoft Research Faculty Fellow. He is the Deputy Director of QUT Centre for Robotics, as well as Associate Investigator at the QUT Centre for the Digital Economy.  He is also a fantastic keynote speaker…

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Accidental COVID-19 winners shape future for digital business

Who are the accidental winners thriving during the unprecedented shake-up of the economy during COVID-19? Professor Marek Kowalkiewicz is a lead researcher on digital transformation and director of QUT’s Centre for the Digital Economy, classing business organisations into four categories in terms of resilience and agility. “Amazon is…