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James Riley

Editorial Director

James Riley has a long history as a technology reporter in Australia and in Asia and is the Founder and Editorial Director of InnovationAus.

Over a 30-year career in journalism, has worked in newspapers, industry magazines, radio and online, including lengthy reporting stints at the South China Morning Post, The Australian, and InformationWeek and has worked on editorial floors at various times in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra (Press Gallery), Adelaide and Hong Kong.

He also co-founded the pan-Asia monthly print magazine The Dataphile in Hong Kong in 1993 at the birth of the World Wide Web.

As the Editorial Director, James sets the tone and direction of InnovationAus reporting, as well as advising on building programs for business roundtables and bespoke events. James is responsible for building the InnovationAus Editorial Advisory board. He regularly moderates roundtable business lunches, panels and industry forums.

James has had a specific interest in industry development policy as it relates to the Australian technology sector.

InnovatonAus stories by James Riley:

Australia-US in talks on digital trade pact

James Riley has a long history as a technology reporter in Australia and in Asia and is the Founder and Editorial Director of InnovationAus. Over a 30-year career in...

‘Huge opportunities’ as US recovers: Sinodinos

James Riley has a long history as a technology reporter in Australia and in Asia and is the Founder and Editorial Director of InnovationAus. Over a 30-year career in...

Open for entry: InnovationAus Awards 2021

James Riley has a long history as a technology reporter in Australia and in Asia and is the Founder and Editorial Director of InnovationAus. Over a 30-year career in...

InnovationAus 2021 Awards for Excellence

James Riley has a long history as a technology reporter in Australia and in Asia and is the Founder and Editorial Director of InnovationAus. Over a 30-year career in...

CSIRO boost for local hydrogen production

James Riley has a long history as a technology reporter in Australia and in Asia and is the Founder and Editorial Director of InnovationAus. Over a 30-year career in...

Innovation Metrics Review, sunk without a trace

James Riley has a long history as a technology reporter in Australia and in Asia and is the Founder and Editorial Director of InnovationAus. Over a 30-year career in...

Adrian Turner on building future industries

James Riley has a long history as a technology reporter in Australia and in Asia and is the Founder and Editorial Director of InnovationAus. Over a 30-year career in...

Whitsunday launch pad for space sector

James Riley has a long history as a technology reporter in Australia and in Asia and is the Founder and Editorial Director of InnovationAus. Over a 30-year career in...

NSW launches cyber strategy to fill industry gaps

James Riley has a long history as a technology reporter in Australia and in Asia and is the Founder and Editorial Director of InnovationAus. Over a 30-year career in...

Digital focus, but DTA gets a budget haircut

James Riley has a long history as a technology reporter in Australia and in Asia and is the Founder and Editorial Director of InnovationAus. Over a 30-year career in...