David Israel

Director, Educational Innovation & Commercial Development / The University of Melbourne

David Israel is the Director of Educational Innovation and Commercial Development at the University of Melbourne. In his current role he helps drive the teaching and learning strategy of the University through development and implementation of the University’s online education programs, its campus based elearning initiatives, and its endeavours to extend its reach through partnerships in curriculum and content.

He has worked in the higher education sector for most of the last 30 years and has helped take university IP to market through licenses and start-up company creation and has lead innovation strategy across a wide range of domains.