ABOUT

_MG_8710Wilson currently heads up the Data Science Group at GO1, the world’s largest compliance, professional development and general training marketplace, which is backed by SEEK and Microsoft. Prior to GO1, he led the team responsible for search improvement at SEEK, serving millions of jobseekers and hirers across Australia and New Zealand. Wilson spent the last decade in various hands-on and leadership roles in academia and industry. He has built a track record of solving user and business problems by adopting the scientific method and product thinking, and moving key business metrics along the way. Wilson achieves them through building capabilities from ground up, attracting and inspiring smart people to push the boundary and translating research into tangible commercial outcomes. He has a PhD in Computer Science from The University of Western Australia on the topic of building ontologies from unstructured text to improve discoverability of documents. He has published over 50 articles and edited books on ontology learning, search, recommendation and conversational systems with over 1000 citations. Wilson occasionally delivers guest lectures at RMIT on data science related subjects.