Geof has worked in communications as an executive leader, consultant, mentor and evangelist/futurist Business Developer and in Sales. From the mid nineties he has been developing the market across Asia Pacific for broadband solutions. Most recently at CSIRO as Director, Business Development Manager for the Information Sciences Group, he lead a sales an BD team commercialising CSIRO IP. In 2013 he was an advisor and contributor to the Federal Government’s National Digital Economy white paper.
As Director Broadband Marketing at Alcatel Australia in 2002, he led a team that developed a landmark paper outlining the converged market landscape in 2020. He also managed the establishment of Innovation Central, Alcatel’s demonstration and incubation facility in Sydney that played a major role in convergence and IPTV strategy globally.
As Asia Pacific head of marketing at Alcatel-Lucent in 2008, he led a region-wide team consulting and marketing to major telecommunications carriers and cable TV operators on convergence and the future service and business models underpinned by broadband.
In 2013 Geof was a founding committee member of the AIIA Telecommunications SIG; and also sits on the Australian Computer Society’s Telecommunications board.