Kate Carruthers

Chief Data & Insights Officer

Main focus: Cyber security

Twitter handle: @kcarruthers

Websites/blogs: https://katecarruthers.com/ , https://research.unsw.edu.au/people/ms-kate-carruthers , https://mastodon.social/@kcarruthers

Languages: English

City: Sydney Australia

Country: Australia

Topics: technology and culture, digital transformation, business

Services: Talk, Moderation, Workshop management, Consulting, Coaching, Interview

  Willing to travel for an event.

  Willing to talk for nonprofit.

Personal note:

Over the years Kate Carruthers has been invited to speak to audiences around the world. Each talk is crafted with care to meet the specific needs of the client and their audience.

Kate is about delivering ideas that provoke and inspire. She understands the real world of business and how to balance opportunity with risk in the digital landscape.

Her experience in delivering secure digital and data solutions means that she connects the real world with academic theory and emerging disruptions.


Kate Carruthers is currently working at the intersection of data analytics, AI, ML, privacy, data protection, cyber and information security.

She is Chief Data & Insights Officer for UNSW Sydney, is the Head of Business Intelligence for the UNSW AI Institute and is also an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the School of Computer Science & Engineering.

Kate has extensive experience in senior roles in ICT across the finance sector, and in marketing, with expertise in data and digital.

She has completed postgraduate studies in business; terrorism and security; and tertiary education. Kate has also co-founded several technology startups and currently advises several Australian startups.