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Peter
Williams

CEO, Deloitte Digital.

Profile

Peter is a recognised thought leader and practitioner in Innovation with a particular focus on digital innovation.

What Peter can speak about: Innovation, Social Media, Technology Futures, Mobile Apps & Leadership

Rated by Smart Company as one of Australia’s Top 25 Business Blogs.

Current work

Peter Williams now a consultant to Deloittes, CEO of the newly formed Deloitte Digital, and until recently, was CEO of Australia's largest online mobile and emerging technology firm, Eclipse. Prior to his time at Deloitte Digital & Eclipse, Peter founded Deloitte's e-business consulting group in Australia in 1996. Peter is one of Australia's thought leaders on innovation and online, mobile & emerging technology.

Peter is an Adjunct Professor at RMIT and a board member of Circus Oz.

Previous experience

Web Development: Although his professional training was as a Chartered Accountant Peter started working with internet technologies in 1993 while working in the UK and on his return to Australia in 1996 founded an eBusiness Consulting group within Deloitte Australia. Since that time Peter founded Deloitte Digital, a business pioneering the delivery of professional services online and is now one of the world’s largest web and mobile development firms.

Speaker: Peter is a sought after speaker and media commentator both locally and internationally and has worked with boards and senior executives of many companies helping them understand and adapt to the rapidly changing digital environment.

Presentations: One of Australia’s technology titans is here to help explain and map the new terrain . Peter is the obvious person to have led the newly formed Australian Chapter of Centre for the Edge, a Silicon Valley Applied Research Centre chaired by two technology luminaries John Hagel III and John Seely Brown with a mission to identify and explore emerging opportunities related to big shifts that aren’t yet on the senior management agenda, but ought to be. While it is focused on long-term trends and opportunities, it is equally focused on implications for near-term action, the day-to-day environment of executives.

Consultant: Recently appointed as Chief Edge Officer, Peter grasped the implications of the internet as long ago as 1993 and has been engineering change ever since. As a sought after speaker and media commentator both locally and internationally and has worked with boards and senior executives of many companies helping them understand and adapt to the rapidly changing digital environment.

Awards: Peter was recently named as one of Australia’s top Digital Influences, Is Chairman of Deloitte’s Innovation Council, an Adjunct Professor at RMIT, Board Member of Deloitte Foundation and Circus OZ. Pete is also very active in the community and has assisted in Vic Bushfire relief, QLD floods, Christchurch Earthquake as well as actively undertakes student mentoring.

Media
Expertise
Topics

Business

  • CEO & Company Directors

Innovation

  • Creativity
  • Science & Technology
  • Digital
Feedback
BRILLIANT, one of the best presentations. Real, down to earth, lots of take away information from a global and local perspective. AWESOME!!! Recruitment & Consulting Services Association NSW/ACT Region
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