Dr Dan Johnson is Managing Director of the Australian Wine Research Institute; Chair of the Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference; and a Director on the National Wine Foundation Board. He is a member of the International Scientific Board of L’Institut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin, Bordeaux; the Winemakers’ Federation of Australia Innovation Policy Committee; the World of Fine Wine Editorial Board; the Wine Innovation Cluster Leadership Group; the Waite Strategic Leadership Group; and the National Wine Sector Research, Development and Extension Implementation Committee. Dan holds a PhD in chemistry and an MBA and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Authentic Leadership Development program; the INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy program; the Oxford Advanced Management and Leadership Program; the IESE Creative Negotiation program; and the Australian Wine Industry Future Leaders Program. He is an Honorary Adjunct Professor at Macquarie University. Dan will chair Session 11. The future of industry, technology and wine on Wednesday.