Julian is co-founder and head of strategy at Type Human, and industry fellow in enterprise and innovation at RMIT University. His doctoral thesis was an ethnography of the pioneering co-working community in Melbourne and his current research focuses on new ways of organising entrepreneurial knowledge work and the impact of emerging technology and trends on the future of work and organisation. Julian teaches in the fields of entrepreneurship and innovation, focusing on driving innovation inside organisations, enterprise beyond profit and new venture creation. As head of strategy at Type Human, he works on building the public case for the adoption of blockchains, Web 3 and the decentralised internet. He also is actively involved in Type Human’s advisory and new venture studio services. Prior to this, Julian had a career as a management consultant and jazz musician.
Julian lives in Melbourne’s inner west with his partner and their young daughter, and still (occasionally) gets time to play piano.