Kate Carruthers

Chief Data & Insights Officer
Adjunct Senior Lecturer

Chief Data & Insights Officer, UNSW Planning & Performance - Office of the Provost
Senior Lecturer (Adjunct) - School of Computer Science and Engineering

Kate Carruthers is Chief Data & Insights Officer for UNSW Sydney, and is also an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the School of Computer Science & Engineering.

She is a Certified Information Security Manager and is currently undertaking postgraduate studies in terrorism and cybersecurity.

Kate has extensive experience in senior roles in ICT across the finance sector, marketing, data and digital; and is a member of the NSW Government’s Data Analytics Centre Advisory Board. Kate was appointed as a Microsoft Regional Director for her work in cybersecurity in 2020 (this is an advisory role that provides Microsoft leaders with the customer insights and real-world voices).

Kate was named among the Constellation Research Business Transformation 150 (BT150), which is an elite list that recognizes the top global executives leading business transformation efforts in their organisations. She was also named as one of the Global Top 100 Data Visionaries – 2020.

She is currently working at the intersection of analytics, AI, ML, privacy, cyber security, and data protection.

Conference Posters
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Frances M; Carruthers K; Betbeder-Matibet L, 2019, 'Research data management: governance, integrity, security', Philadelphia, USA, presented at 13th Research Data Alliance Plenary, Philadelphia, USA, 02 April 2019 - 04 April 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5cd8ea7e23147
2019
Book Chapters
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Prescott SW; Spicer PT, 2018, 'Self-directed experimentation and reverse engineering consumer products as a route to learning about complex fluids', in Griffith S; Bliemel M; Carruthers K (ed.), Visual tools for developing cross-disciplinary collaboration, innovation and entrepreneurship capacity, edn. Transformative Pedagogies in the Visual Domain, Common Ground Research Networks, Champaign, IL, http://dx.doi.org/10.18848/978-1-86335-117-1/CGP
2018
Griffith S; Carruthers K; Bliemel M, 2018, 'The Value of Using Visual Tools to Enable Students, Clients and End Users', in Griffith S; Carruthers K; Bliemel M (ed.), Visual tools for developing student capacity for cross-disciplinary collaboration, innovation and entrepreneurship, Common Ground Research Networks, Champaign, IL, http://dx.doi.org/10.18848/978-1-86335-117-1/CGP
2018
De Lorenzo CM; Ashburn E, 2018, 'A cross-disciplinary trailblazer: Creative Village studio', in Griffith S; Carruthers K; Bliemel M (ed.), Visual Tools for Developing Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Capacity, edn. Transformative Pedagogies in the Visual Domain, Common Ground Research Networks, Champaign, IL, pp. 97 - 114
2018
Conference Presentations
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Spooner C; Carruthers K; Dionne E; Beaulieu C; Lau J; Harris M, 2017, 'Data sharing in multi-site, multi-country trials', presented at NAPCRG Annual Meeting, Montreal, 17 November 2017 - 21 November 2017
2017
Spooner CJ; Carruthers K; Harris M, 2017, 'Multi-site research and data sharing', presented at Primary Health Care Research Conference, Brisbane, 07 August 2017 - 09 August 2017, http://www.phcris.org.au/conference/2017/
2017
Journal articles
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Carruthers K, 2016, 'Internet of Things and Beyond: Cyber-Physical Systems', IEEE IoT Newsletter, http://iot.ieee.org/newsletter/may-2016/internet-of-things-and-beyond-cyber-physical-systems.html
2016
Conference Papers
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Brian B-S; Carruthers K, 2010, '#c3t The Command & Control of Twitter: On a Socially Constructed Twitter & Applications of the Philosophy of Data', in Proceeding 5th 5th International Conference on Computer Sciences and Convergence Information Technology ICCIT2010 Seoul, Korea November 30 - December 2, 2010, IEEE and others, Seoul, Korea, pp. 161 - 165, presented at 5th International Conference on Computer Sciences and Convergence Information Technology, Seoul, Korea, 30 November 2010 - 02 December 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICCIT.2010.5711049
2010
Carruthers K; Brian B-S, 2010, '#c3t An Agreeable Swarm: Twitter. the Democratization of Media & Non-localized Proximity', in Proceeding 5th 5th International Conference on Computer Sciences and Convergence Information Technology ICCIT2010 Seoul, Korea November 30 - December 2, 2010, IEEE and others, Seoul, Korea, pp. 166 - 169, presented at 5th International Conference on Computer Sciences and Convergence Information Technology, Seoul, Korea, 30 November 2010 - 02 December 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICCIT.2010.5711050
2010
Carruthers KK; Ballsun Stanton B, 2010, '#c3t The Command & Control of Twitter: On a Socially Constructed Twitter & Applications of the Philosophy of Data', in #c3t The Command & Control of Twitter: On a Socially Constructed Twitter & Applications of the Philosophy of Data, IEEE, Seoul South Korea, pp. 161 - 165, presented at 5th ICCIT: 2010 International Conference on Computer Sciences and Convergence Information Technology, Seoul South Korea, 30 November 2010 - 02 December 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICCIT.2010.5711049
2010
Carruthers KK, 2010, '#c3t an agreeable swarm: Twitter, the democratization of media & non-localized proximity', in Ko F; Na Y (ed.), #c3t an agreeable swarm: Twitter, the democratization of media & non-localized proximity, IEEE, Seoul South Korea, pp. 166 - 169, presented at Computer Sciences and Convergence Information Technology (ICCIT), 2010 5th International Conference, Seoul South Korea, 30 November 2010 - 02 December 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICCIT.2010.5711050
2010

Cybersecurity 

Big Data

Data Governance

Business intelligence 

Data Protection