Wilson spent the last 15 years in various research, engineering and product roles in academia and the industry across Asia Pacific on improving search systems using big data. He has won numerous awards from industry and government bodies for his innovations in this space. He has also built a track record of commercialising research outcomes and moving key business metrics through innovations in search. Wilson has a PhD in Computer Science from The University of Western Australia. He has published over 50 articles in search and big data, with over 900 citations and a h-index of 15*. Wilson instituted Search Quality at SEEK, and currently leads the function in the business responsible for providing candidates and hirers with efficient access to the most relevant opportunities and talent.