Sentient Hubs welcomes Dr Sarah Dods to leadership team.
We're so pleased to welcome Dr Sarach Dods to the Sentient Hubs leadership team.
Sarah is a PhD qualified Physicist/Electrical Engineer with 20+ years of STEM-focussed roles. Her career spans Australia’s “deep-tech” innovation system, and includes a stint in academia solving problems in the NBN before it existed, leading to co-founding a Silicon Valley spin-out. She has led CSIRO research programs focussed on Digital Health and the Digital Economy, and was responsible for implementing CSIRO’s entrepreneurship and innovation program. Her corporate experience includes leadership roles with Telstra Health, Australia Post and AGL.
Sarah has outstanding skills in leading through high levels of uncertainty in the early stages of technical initiatives, untangling complexity and building high performing, diverse, expert teams, bridging the different perspectives and values between scientific rigour and commercial imperatives.
Dr Dods qualifications include a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Physics and a PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, both from the University of Melbourne. She has three patents and 70 refereed publications to her name, is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and sits on the Australian National Committee to the IEC with Standards Australia.