Shane Williamson

Shane Williamson has worked in both of the information technology and mobile industries in various technical, marketing, strategy and management roles.

Shane's extensive experience has included roles within the South Pacific and South East Asian regions, working for companies such as Microsoft, 3 Australia and Optus.

Throughout Shane's career he has been involved in various aspects of the digital realm such as,

Mentoring Australian mobile industry start-up companiesLaunching Australia's first multi-award winning 3G mobile application LOC3 with development partner MapShed.Implementing one of Australia first interactive TV trials utilising Microsoft's WebTV service.Chairing the Digital TV Interoperability Standards Board Co-founding the Sydney chapter of Mobile Monday.Technical lead for one of the largest software launches in Australian history, Microsoft's Windows 95.

Shane consults regularly to businesses on mobile convergence as well as telecommunications & cloud strategy around platform & software as a service.

Active in industry development, Shane is a mentor for the Mobile Enterprise Growth Alliance (MEGA) http://www.mega.org.au program. MEGA is an annual event that assists Australian digital start-up companies by bringing corporate experience & industry education together, so that start-up companies can turn innovative ideas into real world businesses.

Shane is the co-founder of the Sydney chapter of Mobile Monday (http://www.mobilemondaysydney.com). Mobile Monday Sydney is a monthly mobile industry networking event that has been in operation since 2006.

Convergence and innovation of mobile technologies are Shane's passions and he has established a Blog called Universal Convergence to publish his findings and articles written on these subjects and discuss them with the global community.

Residing in Sydney Australia, Shane is married with a daughter.