Karl Sellman´╗┐

Deputy Director, ICT Infrastructure and Cyber Security

University of South Australia, Australia

Karl Sellmann is responsible for the strategic management of the University of South Australia’s ICT
infrastructure, cyber security and the delivery of ICT services for UniSA’s researchers. Karl also works as
a lecturer for the Information Technology and Mathematics School, teaching industry relevant skills
within the IT Masters programs and is a founder of IgniteSA, which focuses on enabling innovative
application development on Adelaide’s advanced high speed networks.
Originally starting his career in engineering, Karl moved into software development working both
around different states in Australia and internationally with a number of high profile organisations
before moving into the international defence sector. Karl came back to Adelaide to work within an ICT
consulting / software development startup. In his capacity as General Manager AsiaPac, Karl helped it to
be an international organisation while working with some of the largest national and international retail
organisations.
As a co-founder of IgniteSA, Karl enjoys working to solve community lead problems through the
cohesive and collaborative network within the state and focuses support for South Australian ecosystem
of government, research, student, industry and the startup / entrepreneurial community.

Karl Sellman´╗┐

Deputy Director, ICT Infrastructure and Cyber Security

University of South Australia, Australia

Karl Sellmann is responsible for the strategic management of the University of South Australia’s ICT
infrastructure, cyber security and the delivery of ICT services for UniSA’s researchers. Karl also works as
a lecturer for the Information Technology and Mathematics School, teaching industry relevant skills
within the IT Masters programs and is a founder of IgniteSA, which focuses on enabling innovative
application development on Adelaide’s advanced high speed networks.
Originally starting his career in engineering, Karl moved into software development working both
around different states in Australia and internationally with a number of high profile organisations
before moving into the international defence sector. Karl came back to Adelaide to work within an ICT
consulting / software development startup. In his capacity as General Manager AsiaPac, Karl helped it to
be an international organisation while working with some of the largest national and international retail
organisations.
As a co-founder of IgniteSA, Karl enjoys working to solve community lead problems through the
cohesive and collaborative network within the state and focuses support for South Australian ecosystem
of government, research, student, industry and the startup / entrepreneurial community.