PODCAST: Shane Arnott, director of Boeing’s Phantom Works International

Shane Arnott Boeing Phantom Works

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.

Listen to previous episodes of the Defence Connect podcast:

Episode 86: PODCAST: Australian defence as a global player, Karen Stanton, HTA Group
Episode 85: PODCAST: Development within the underwater battlespace, Capt Tim Green RN
Episode 84: PODCAST: CIVSEC 2018 – A focus on future threats
Episode 83: PODCAST: Developing the roadmap for defence industry’s growth, Dr Sheridan Kearnan, Department of Defence
Episode 82: PODCAST: Traversing the breach between innovation and violation, Tony Bannister-Tyrrell, Coras Solutions
Episode 81: PODCAST: Showcasing amazing people doing incredible things – Patrick Kidd, CEO, Invictus Games Sydney
Episode 80: PODCAST: Eye in the sky, Keirin Joyce, LTCOL – SO1 UAS, Army UAS (Drone) Sub-Program Manager
Episode 79: PODCAST: Equipping Australia’s fighting force, Graham Evenden, director integrated weapons and sensors, Thales Australia
Episode 78: PODCAST: De-risking the Type 26 vessel, Nigel Stewart, SEA 5000 managing director, BAE Systems
Episode 77: PODCAST: Driving Australia’s defence industry at home and abroad, The Hon Christopher Pyne MP, Minister for Defence Industry

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