Tech entrepreneur & education advocate

Richard White FTSE

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Chief Executive Officerand Founder, WiseTech Global 

RichardWhitefounded WiseTech Global in 1994,growing it into a $19 billion ASX listed company that is a leading global supplier of logistics execution software,servicing over 18,000 customers across 170 countries. 

With over 30 years’ experience in software development, Richard is passionate about developing Australia’s future technologists. 

Having established the WiseTech Academy in 2019, Richard recently announced the establishment of his STEM Education Foundation, to which he is personally donating $50 million, to build an education platform available free of charge to Australian primary, secondary and tertiary students. He is also actively collaborating with educational institutions to promote technology learning, including the launch of WiseTech’s innovative ‘earn and learn’ software development degree at UTS.