Digital Dialogue: Ivor Frischknecht, CEO, Arena


ivor_profile_webThis week OmniChannel Media caught up with the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) Ivor Frischknecht.

ARENA is a commercially oriented agency established by the Australian Government on 1 July 2012. ARENA has two main objectives: to improve the competitiveness of renewable energy technologies, and to increase the supply of renewable energy in Australia. To do this ARENA has $2.5 billion to commit to funding and invest this in both early stage research, as well as in technologies that are on cusp of being commercialised.

Hear Ivor explore how renewable energy is disrupting the way the energy industry is providing service as well as explore the potential impact that technology innovations such as Big Data and the Internet of Things will have on the renewable energy sector.

Listen to our audio interview with Ivor here:

Other interviews with Australian disruptors: 

Tony Nash, CEO, Booktopia

Munib Karavdic, Director of Design & Innovation, AMP

Jodie Fox, CCO & Co-Founder, Shoes of Prey

Steve Monaghan, Head of Edge (Group Innovation), AIA