Businessman and senior executive David Spence has been appointed as the incoming Chairman of the Internet of Things Alliance Australia (IoTAA).

David Spence said, “I’m excited to be joining the IoTAA at such an important time. COVID-19 has enabled digital transformation at a speed previously thought unimaginable, and has brought to light the opportunity presented by the Internet of Things to connect the physical and digital world. Now is the time for industry, government, citizens, and academia to seize the opportunities for economic growth and social benefit afforded by the Internet of Things.”

David replaces Gavin Smith, President at Bosch Australia and New Zealand, who served as the Founding Chairman since 2016.

Two new Board Directors have also been appointed: Judy Anderson, Government Relations and Advocacy Lead at AustCyber, The Australian Cyber Security Growth Network Ltd, and senior IT executive Matt Codrington, Managing Director of Lenovo (Australia and New Zealand).

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