Andrew Jaspan founded The Conversation, a web-based journalism venture that turns Australia’s universities into a giant newsroom, with the best and brightest writing in real-time on breaking news and current debates. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of Melbourne’s The Age and The Sunday Age (2004-2008). He has an international perspective of media, having also edited The Observer in London, The Scotsman, Scotland on Sunday, and Sunday Herald in the UK. He also worked at The Times and Sunday Times. Andrew’s the Asia-Pacific Director of Innovation Media International, on the Board of the RMIT Global Cities Institute, an observer in the Australian Davos conference, a participant in the 2020 Ideas Summit, and regular contributor to the media. He is Adjunct Professor in the School of Media and Communication, RMIT, Melbourne; Senior Research Fellow in the Faculty of Engineering and Infrastructure, University of Melbourne.