Dr. Alan Bye is Vice President Technology at BHP Billiton. Alan and his global team are accountable for defining the Technology strategy and execution of innovation programs across the company covering both digital and extractive technologies. This includes responsibility for strategic partnerships, emerging technology, innovation labs, enterprise architecture and intellectual property management.
Prior to this Alan led the establishment and was CEO at the Cooperative Research Centre for Optimising Resource Extraction. A $100m venture involving 34 partners with the purpose of ‘Transforming Mining into an Advanced Manufacturing Industry’. He was previously, Professor and Director of the Bryan Research Centre at the University of Queensland.
Alan has a mining operational background, spending 10 years with Anglo American where he held mining operational roles both in underground and open pit operations. Over his career Alan has worked in 15 counties covering 9 commodities.
Dr Alan Bye, Vice President Technology, Strategy and Innovation at BHP, joins the lineup of speakers at the International Mining and Resources Conference. Download the programme now.