Author Profile

Michael Gilding

Professor Michael Gilding is Executive Dean of the Faculty of Business and Law at Swinburne University of Technology. The Faculty includes Swinburne Business School, Swinburne Law School, the Centre for Transformative Innovation and the Centre for Social Impact Swinburne. Michael is an economic sociologist who specialises in innovation and networks, families and business, and the interface between economic and social behaviour. He was the President of the Australian Sociology Association from 2007-2010, and is currently on the board of the Centre for Social Impact Australia. :

See Michael at the 2016 Festival:

Ever wonder where ideas for everyday items come from? Did you know that the banknotes you pull from your wallet or the Wi-Fi you use every day were invented by Australians? What are the challenges facing innovators and inventors in…

Location: Auditorium