Daniel Petre has been a leading player in Australia’s software industry for more than 30 years, both as a founder of three successful venture firms and as a senior executive in operational roles in Australia and the U.S.
Daniel’s roles have included Chairman of Netus, Founding Chairman of Ecorp (a venture capital fund), Director on the PBL Board and time with Microsoft Corporation, where he served as Vice President of the Workgroup Division, Director of Advanced Technology and Director of the Asia Pacific Region.
Daniel is on the Board of OneView Limited (Advisory Board), Sydney Theatre Company, Innovation Science Australia, UNSW Business School (Advisory Board) and the UNSW Centre for Social Impact Sydney Advisory Council. He is also an Adjunct Professor of the UNSW and University of Sydney.
Daniel has a Doctorate in Business (Honoris Causa), a Bachelor of Science from UNSW and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Sydney. He also holds a Graduate Diploma in Counselling, and is a published author. He was made an Officer in the Order of Australia for distinguished service to Australia and is the author of four books.