Geof Heydon

Associate, Astrolabe Group

As a digital technology consultant, Geof co-founded the IOT Alliance, Australia – IoTAA in 2015 and today is their principal consultant and Chair of the Platforms and Interoperability Workstream. Geof is currently working in Smart City initiatives and developing Digital Strategy, Data Sharing Policy and risk analysis for local Governments.
He also Chairs the Australian Computer Society’s (ACS’s) Data Sharing Technical Committee and sits on the ACS Technical Board and chairs the Standards Australia JTC1 IoT working group mirror committee. Extensive practical executive management, innovation and consulting experience in Telecommunications, Science and the emerging digital economy, Smart Cities and Internet of Things. Experience driving and transitioning science and ideas though innovation into the market. Specialties: Innovation, The Digital Economy, Internet of Things (IoT), Smart Cities, Convergence across Media and Telecommunications, Business Development, Commercialisation, Shared/Linked Data, Transformation of the Telco business, Asia Pacific customers, public speaking, educating. New business models in the digital economy.