Mr David Wilde

David Wilde
NameDavid Wilde
Job titleCTO
BioDavid Wilde is the Chief Technology Officer of AARNet. AARNet connects more than one million end users, interconnecting Australian universities, the CSIRO, research institutes, scientific instruments, schools, colleges, libraries, archives and museums.

For the past 8 years David has driven future technology direction and the development of leading edge applications while building and growing the AARNet network.  David has designed and implemented  a world leading ultra - high performance network backbone and has developed extensive collaborations with AARNet’s international peers supporting Australian researchers and educators in achieving world-class technology outcomes in order to overcomes the tyranny of distance.

David has spent over 20 years in computer networking in both Australia and Europe. Before returning to Australia from France, he was co-founder and CTO of Aciernet, a boutique network integrator located in Paris.  Prior to that David held technical leadership roles at telecommunications operators and internet service providers in Australia.

David resides in Melbourne with his partner and 2 children and holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) and a Bachelor of Science (Applied Maths, Physics) from Monash University.