Alex Zelinsky AO

Chief Defence Scientist

Defence Science Technology Group

Dr Alex Zelinsky AO joined the STEM Male Champions of Change group in 2016

  • Appointed Chief Defence Scientist and head of the Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group (then DSTO) in 2012
  • Previously Group Executive for Information Sciences at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and Director of CSIRO’s Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Centre
  • Was Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Seeing Machines, a high-technology company developing computer vision systems
  • Was member of the Australian Government’s Defence Industry Innovation Board
  • B Sc PhD (Uni of Wollongong) FTSE