_MG_8710Wilson currently heads up the data science function at GO1, the world’s largest compliance, professional development and general training marketplace. Prior to GO1, he leads 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 academic research into tangible commercial outcomes. He has a PhD in Computer Science from The University of Western Australia. He has published over 50 articles and edited books on search, recommendation and conversational systems with over 1000 citations.