Mr Bruce Linn

Mr Bruce Linn

Chair

Bruce Linn is an experienced Company Director, Chairman and former CEO who heads a successful governance and strategic management consulting business operating in Australia and the USA.

Formerly CEO of Finlaysons Lawyers, his previous executive roles include CE for EDS (now HP Enterprise Services), responsible for all State Government business of EDS in Australia and CEO of Camtech, one of Australia’s leading Internet & Electronic Payments technology innovators.

A Science graduate of The University of Adelaide, he is a technologist with over 35 years experience in strategy, governance, leadership, business management and commercialisation of a broad range of technologies including IT, telecommunications, Internet and social media.

Immediate past President of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (SA/NT Division), his current Directorships include the Council of The University of South Australia where he Chairs the Finance Committee and the Foundation Committee, the boards of SABRENet Limited, UniSA Ventures Pty Ltd and SA Heart Centres Pty Ltd. He is Chairman of Anglicare SA, eResearch SA and St. Peter’s Girls’ School.

He is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Australian Computer Society.

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    Associate Professor Con DoolanSchool of Mechanical Engineering, University of Adelaide
  • On using an eResearch program to complete 3D modelling of architectural records: “We were able to build an interactive, photo image model of the [historical South Australian property Joseph Elliot’s cottage] home – transforming simple sketches and floor plans into an interactive 3D experience... what we have now is a computerised model that allows us to experience the Elliott house beyond just words on paper”.
    Associate Professor Christine Garnaut
  • “Having access to greater computer power helps us put in place a more realistic model in terms of the number of atoms you can have in the system and that improves the predictive power of the calculations.”
    Professor Andrea GersonMinerals and Materials Science & Technology
  • “The supercomputing facilities at eResearch SA permit analysis of a host of interesting problems in evolutionary biology. It is the only computer system in SA that can perform certain complex calculations required to infer large evolutionary trees and associated patterns of evolution.”  
    Associate Professor Michael LeeSouth Australian Museum
  • “Open source intelligence is about extracting information from blogs, news sites and social media platforms, any information that can be freely accessed online. There’s way too much information out there for an individual or group of people to comprehend, so we have created automated tools to allow our users to extract the data they need...access to the latest technology allow[s] us to continue to provide the best platforms to our end-users.”
    David BlockowData to Decisions CRC
  • "eResearch capabilities ... ensure we can continue to use the latest methods available in our field. The hope is that through the use of these technologies, we will be able to achieve some research outcomes that may otherwise not have been possible.”  
    Professor Ina Bornkessel-SchlesewskyCognitive Neuroscience, UniSA

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