Graham leads teams of developers and researchers delivering innovative and cutting edge Data Science solutions utilising AI and Machine Learning to target important business use cases. He has a focus on developing technology for good and sharing through open source software practices.
Graham served in a number of senior roles across different sectors. He was Director of Data Science with Microsoft, mentoring researchers across industries. As an executive with the Australian Taxation Office and the Whole of Government Data Analytics Centre of Excellence he guided government departments in setting up their Data Science capabilities. At the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) he initiated the first Data Mining research group in Australia. He is the author of books and open source software widely used in teaching.
Graham has a PhD in Computer Science (Machine Learning) from the ANU and BSc Hons (Maths) (First Class) University of Adelaide.
- Special Achievement Award for service to the Pacific Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, 2020.
- Distinguished Contribution Award for research and teaching from the Pacific Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, 2011
- Commisioner's Award for Innovation, Australian Taxation Office, 2010
- Australia Day Medallion, Australian Taxation Office, 2007
- Most Innovative Award, High Performance Computing Challenge, Super Computing, Orlando, Florida 1998
- Best Student Paper Award, International Conference on Expert Systems, Avignon, France, 1986 - Capturing Aboriginal Knowledge for Bush Fire Management in Kakadu National Park