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Adjunct Professor Renato Iannella
Adjunct Professor
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Electrical Engineering, Computer Science,
Information Security
Discipline *
Computer Software, Distributed Computing, Information Systems
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PhD (Bond University)

Professional memberships
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Renato chairs W3C Working Groups on policy and rights information. He is a member of the IEEE Internet Initiative.

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Renato is the Principal Architect at Semantic Identity and provides technology, architecture, and strategic insights into semantic data management.  Renato’s experience covers Enterprise Information & Data Architecture, Semantic Web & Linked Data, Social Media, Rights and Privacy Management, and Data Governance which he consults to industry and government.

Renato is an active member and chair of numerous standards groups in web technologies and was a former member of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Advisory Board.  He holds adjunct professorship positions at both Queensland University of Technology and the University of Hong Kong.

Renato was previously Head of Innovation and Emerging Technologies at KnowledgeFlux, Lead Information and Policy Architect at National eHealth Authority (NEHTA), Principal Researcher & Group Manager at the National ICT Australia (NICTA), Head Information Architect at IPR Systems, and Principal Scientist at the Distributed Systems Technology Centre (DSTC).


This information has been contributed by Adjunct Professor Renato Iannella.


Data Architecture

Semantic Web

This information has been contributed by Adjunct Professor Renato Iannella.


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