Australia's Leaders in Semantic Computing

Global Management Experience

  • Mark Bradley

    Executive Chairman and CEO

    "We believe that Semantiro, our Semantic Computing Platform, has no peer"

  • Maureen Moore

    Non-executive Director

    "For an Educator this role offers me an opportunity to see the future of computing in learning and research"

  • Duncan Mount

    Non-executive Director

    "Artificial Intelligence and Semantic Computing are attracting fast-growing interest and investment, particularly in Asia"

  • Michael Bradley

    Director of Operations and Company Secretary

    "Being in the driver's seat of a world leading technology company was something I never expected at this stage of my career"

Diverse and Ambitious

  • Don Tonkin

    Chief Technology Officer

    "I did not expect to be, once again, challenging myself at the forefront of a technology and Semantic Computing is the next generation of computing"

  • Dung Xuan Thi (a.k.a. Dzung) Le

    Chief Data Scientist

    "An evolutionary enterprise of big data is when both syntax and semantics come together"

  • Leila Shamsolebad

    Senior Software Developer

    "Working on Semantic Computing technologies is a unique opportunity in Australia for Software Developers"

Semantic Software has positioned itself to be a world leading Cognitive Computing company aiming to take on the Big Data challenge and creating interoperability between all data sources. Using semantic computing, Semantiro™ will enable users to make use of their data on multiple levels and disparate sources through ontologies and RDF Triples. 


Semantic Academy Convenor

Bob Connell

Professional Profile

Bob joined Semantic Software Asia Pacific in 2012 as a Senior Research Engineer.

He has prepared and presented many in-house and commercial data security training courses and papers and has had a variety of articles published in relevant trade publications. He has developed and prepared commercial training courses on IT Enterprise and Solution architecture and presented them in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. Representatives from organisations such as Westpac, IAG, Medibank, Adelaide Bank and the Victorian Department of Justice attended.

Bob developed, prepared and presented a 4 day in-house Solution Architects course for AXA University - Asia Pacific Campus, Singapore. AXA employees from Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, China, Japan and Malaysia attended. He also developed and prepared a 3 day in-house Solution Architects course for CISCO China.


  • MBA from Macquarie University
  • Certified PRINCE2 Practitioner
  • TOGAF Version 9 Certification


Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Senior Member of the Australian Computer Society
  • Member of the Association of Enterprise Architects
  • International Data Warehousing Association, Boston (Foundation Member)
  • The Data Warehousing Institute of Washington DC (Charter Member)
  • The Open Group
  • Founding member of the ACS IT Security Special Interest Group
  • Semantic Web Research Group