Roger Clarke is a consultant in strategic and policy aspects of disruptive information technologies. He has over 50 years’ experience in the IT industry, as a professional, manager, consultant and researcher. He is a longstanding Fellow of the Australian Computer Society and the international Association for Information Systems. His degrees are from UNSW in Sydney and ANU in Canberra. He has held Visiting Professorships in Wirtschaftsinformatik in Switzerland and in Austria, and in the Engineering Faculty at the University of Hong Kong. He continues as a Visiting Professor in Computer Science at ANU, and in Law at UNSW. He has also spent over 30 years on the Board of the Australian Privacy Foundation.