Stephen Carter

Information & Communications Technology

Agriculture, Food & Forestry

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

You can teach an old dog new tricks

Working in Information Technology and getting older brings it's challenges, but doesn't mean you have to be a technical archaeologist digging through sediments of Cobol or Fortran.

In this session, Stephen will share stories of how he turned his career from traditional development, to one of working with cutting edge technologies and how to stay relevant in the fast-paced world of information technology.

Stephen Carter

Greenleaf Enterprises Director of Technology and Virtual Realist

Stephen is the Director of Technology with Greenleaf Enterprises, a Brisbane-based consultancy specialising in global food networks.

Stephen has a diverse background in technical consulting, business, rail, insurance, utilities and emergency services managing the end-to-end delivery of technology projects.

Stephen started his IT career in the late 80’s developing insurance applications in Pascal and has since ridden the crest of numerous technological tsunamis, from the birth of the internet in the early 90’s, through to the introduction of mobile phones and mobile internet.

A coder by day and kite-boarder/ Taekwondo practitioner/squash player/mountain biker/bass player/wannabe chef in his spare time.

Stephen's full speaker profile