Dr. Tim Mansfield has been working as a futurist at the intersection of research and commercial practice since 2008.
Tim is an enthusiastic and thought-provoking speaker on social and technological trends in the emerging future, and has presented for Westpac, KPMG and to many academic audiences. He has led futures visioning workshops for the NORA (National Online Retailers) Leaders’ Summit, KPMG, AIMIA, Woolworths, AMP and Fairfax Digital.
Prior to his work with Action Foresight, Tim was a Senior Research Scientist at Queensland University of Technology in the Smart Services CRC. Before joining QUT, he worked at NICTA on systems for intense collaboration; developed the initial prototype of the ABC’s Pool media-sharing environment and spent ten years working in collaboration and social media research at DSTC, the Enterprise Distributed Systems CRC.
He holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Queensland.