Defence Connect catches up with Shane Arnott, the director of Boeing’s arm of innovation Phantom Works International to discuss the company’s major functions, the newly invigorated innovation within Australia’s defence industry and how great ideas can be commercialised into products.
Arnott has a proven track record in high technology fields for experimentation, applied research and new product development. He has extensive global experience across Asia-Pacific, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East, including many emerging markets. His work has seen him focus on air, land, sea and space systems; unmanned systems; weapons; command, control, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; electronic warfare; mining, oil and gas; precision agriculture; geographic data systems; complex and large data analytics.
Arnott's experience in the technology industry allows him to offer unique insights into the innovative world of defence technology.
Enjoy the show,
The Defence Connect team.
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