Digital education champion

Professor Hugh Williams FTSE

Hugh Williams

Professor Hugh Williams FTSE

Professor Hugh Williams is an international technology leader who has made a significant contribution to both the university and commercial sectors.

Best known as one of the inventors of Infinite Scroll, Hugh is admired across the Australian start-up scene, has worked in the top echelons of US tech, and now advises the next generation of disruptors and investment firms.

He is Melbourne Business School’s first Enterprise Professor, a role he commenced after leading Google Maps’ product and engineering teams. He also held executive roles at eBay and Microsoft.

In 2018, Hugh co-founded a non-profit, CS in Schools, that is creating sustainable change in Australian digital technology secondary school education.

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Technology, Digital futures

ATSE Division

Role and organisation (at time of election)
Enterprise Professor
Melbourne Business School,
The University of Melbourne

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Professor Hugh Williams was elected a Fellow of the Academy in 2021.

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