David Hansen is CEO of the Australian e-Health Research Centre, part of the CSIRO Digital Productivity Flagship. David leads a research portfolio developing information and communication technologies for the healthcare system. Project areas include predictive analytics, health informatics, biomedical imaging, mobile and tele-health and technologies that will underpin the health system in Australia in the next 50 years.

Prior to joining CSIRO, David worked for LION bioscience Ltd in the UK, developing genomic data and tool integration software that was used to publish the first human genome and is now used at over 200 pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and research institutes world wide.