Hugh E Williams
Hugh has a distinguished background in research and innovation, and has published over 120 works including 33 issued US patents. His career has taken him to the forefront of innovation at some of the world’s leading tech companies – as Vice President of Google Maps, and in executive roles at eBay, Microsoft, Tinder, and Pivotal. He also spent 10 years developing search technologies plus 5 years running his own startup.
As one of the founders of CS in Schools – which helps educators teach coding – Hugh shares our passion for the importance of STEM education.
Hugh is a Professor at the Melbourne Business School at The University of Melbourne in Australia, and an Adjunct Professor at RMIT University. He is an advisor at Domain, Doordash, Expert360, and Photobox, and a member of the board of the State Library, Victoria. Hugh has a PhD in Computer Science from RMIT University.