Lynn Warneke

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Lynn is the Executive Director Channels & Platforms (also current Deputy Chief Digital Officer) at Deakin University.  She works at the nexus of digital and emerging technologies, business transformation, and customer experience. Key areas of her remit and expertise include digital transformation strategy; user centred design and UX; and innovation in emerging technologies. Lynn leads a range of initiatives in domains including Internet of Things, augmented reality, big data and analytics, and artificial/machine intelligence. 

In her current role she works closely with the CDO and senior stakeholders across the University to design and advance Deakin’s technology-enabled transformation agenda. Her IoT-based Smart Campus strategy and roadmap won Deakin a 2017 place in the Digital Edge 50, which honours fifty organisations globally for significant and complex digital transformation initiatives. 

In 2018, Deakin once again made the list for Deakin Genie, the University’s new AI-enabled virtual assistant for all 60,000+ students, whose development Lynn is leading.

Currently a member of the ACS Branch Executive Committee (Victoria) and the TechDiversity Committee.

Lynn is a confident and capable presenter, and a strong supporter of panel and conference diversity.

Deakin Genie Video

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