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.