Craig Mudge is the director of Macquarie University's Macquarie Institute for Innovation.
Most recently he was a Managing Partner of Pacific Challenge, a Silicon-Valley-based management consultancy where he brought his years of operational experience both in technology companies and world-class research centres to his work with clients.
As director of the Computer Science Lab at Xerox PARC, he nurtured the next generation Internet Protocol, IPv6, and other PARC innovations.
Earlier, he was a founder of Austek Microsystems, a semiconductor company that achieved several important technology breakthroughs, including the world’s first single-chip cache.
He also was a computer designer at DEC in Boston and founded and led micro-chip research at CSIRO. He co-authored Computer Engineering with Gordon Bell, and has published over sixty papers, and holds six patents.
Author's website: Macquarie Institute for Innovation