David Dickson

Global Leader, Mining, Metals & Mill Industries, IBM Australia

David is a leader in applied technology & digital initiatives, which enable integrated resource operations both improved performance and operating know-how.

David is a Partner at IBM, a member of IBM’s prestigious Industry Academy, and delivering IBM’s leading Hybrid Cloud & AI to build new capability in mining in the pursuit of improving performance, productivity, sustainability, and people’s working experience, to deliver broad stakeholder value.

David’s executed roles across various industry verticals in his almost 29 years’ experience, most notably in Mining & Oil & Gas Industries. His functional, delivery, design, strategy and leadership roles span engineering, Operational Technology, Information Technology, enterprise architecture, project management, operational performance, industry consulting, strategic account management, marketing, business development and leadership, and company directorship.

Throughout his professional career David has worked for global technology companies, Mining and Oil & Gas operations, small & large EPCs, industry consultancies, collaborated with academia and managed his own consulting business. David is also active in international industry roundtables, guidelines & standards organisations, and presents & chairs conferences globally.