Professor of PracticeLouisa Taylor
Louisa Taylor, Professor of Practice, is an innovation specialist and commercial futurist.
Her main areas of focus are developing fundamentals for innovation to flourish in organisations and developing people-centric commercial practices while experimenting with bleeding-edge technology.
She has held senior executive and commercial roles in technology businesses, rapid growth start-ups and used design thinking to redesign established businesses. Louisa was involved in developing the all-of-government innovation for service delivery design and delivering problem solving innovation frameworks for local government working on environmental and compliance issues. Louisa was chief operating officer for technology company Orbica and developed agile commercials for geospatial technology, deep learning and artificial intelligence and project managed the delivery of new SBAS satellite research.
Louisa has developed agile commercial and procurement practices to support innovation, research and development across government and private sector initiatives.
Louisa is the co-founder of the Periscope Collective, a member of the Institute of Directors, mentor for start-up businesses and teaches courses in Design Thinking and Innovation Fundamentals, Agile Commercials and Understanding the Cryptoverse.