Professor Glenn Wightwick, BSc (Monash), FTSE
Professor Glenn Wightwick was appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Innovation and Enterprise) in 2017, after joining UTS as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) in 2014.
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Innovation and Enterprise) leads innovation, entrepreneurship and external engagement at UTS and further builds the university's reputation, impact and global reach. Professor Wightwick's portfolio brings together key functions across the university to deliver UTS's innovation and entrepreneurship agenda as well as its external engagement including corporate/industry relations, precinct strategy and relationships and related policies.
Prior to joining UTS, Professor Wightwick was Director, IBM Research — Australia, and IBM Australia Chief Technologist. He brings global experience from his role at IBM having led teams in the United States and China, worked on IBM’s global technical strategy and established world-leading research laboratories here in Australia.
Professor Wightwick is also a fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.
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