Professor Michael Rosemann
Centre Director Michael Rosemann is a Professor in Innovation Systems. His main areas of research are the management of business processes, innovation and trust. Prof Rosemann has published more than 300 refereed papers and his books are available in five languages. He used to be Head of QUT’s Information Systems School (2012-16) and its Executive Director, Corporate Engagement (2017-18). He is also the Honorary Consul for the Federal Republic of Germany.
Professor Marek Kowalkiewicz
Professor Marek Kowalkiewicz is an academic and industry leader with extensive experience in conducting academically sound research, co-innovating with industry and university partners, and delivering innovative products to the market. Currently, as founding director of Centre for the Digital Economy, he leads QUT’s research agenda to inform and influence a robust digital economy in Australia.
Theme Lead: Digital Enterprise
Professor Kevin C. Desouza
Professor Kevin C. Desouza is a Professor of Business, Technology and Strategy in the School of Management at the QUT Business School. He is a Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Governance Studies Program at the Brookings Institution and is a Distinguished Research Fellow at the China Institute for Urban Governance at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
Theme Lead: Robust Enterprise
Professor Martin Obschonka
Director, Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Martin Obschonka is a psychologist working in the research fields vocational development, entrepreneurship, economic culture, social and economic change, and applied personality psychology. He is currently Director of the Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research and Full Professor of Entrepreneurship in the QUT Business School, Brisbane, Australia (School of Management).
Theme Lead: Entrepreneurial Enterprise
Associate Professor Wendy Scaife
Associate Professor Wendy Scaife is the Centre Director of ACPNS. Wendy has worked in, studied and taught philanthropy, fundraising and nonprofit marketing for 30 years and researches and presents internationally on these topics. Her 18 years of work at ACPNS spans the cause/giver spectrum, including national project leadership of Giving Australia, and a comparison of fundraising in 26 countries.
Theme Lead: Social Enterprise
Gemma Alker is the Centre for Future Enterprise Centre Manager and Head of Engagement for Centre for the Digital Economy. A growth strategist, board executive, and connector, Gemma has 20 years’ experience driving change and creating value for large organisations and not-for-profits through university-industry partnerships, reputation management and managing successful teams.