The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull has been appointed to the Advanced Navigation board of directors. Mr Turnbull will serve as a Director on the Board and will help accelerate the company’s expansion across their global markets.
“I’m delighted to join the Advanced Navigation board,” said Mr Turnbull. “Advanced Navigation demonstrates how innovative Australian science and engineering can develop world’s best autonomous navigation technology, so important as adversaries increasingly challenge wireless connectivity”.
Mr. Turnbull continued, “I know from my direct experience how our friends and allies trust Australian technology and look forward to helping the team accelerate the global deployment and adoption of the Advanced Navigation’s products”.
“We’re very pleased to welcome Malcolm Turnbull to the Advanced Navigation board” said Chris Shaw, CEO of Advanced Navigation. “As we continue to expand our business into more markets Mr Turnbull’s perspective gained from his extensive and impressive career will be a guiding hand for our future endeavours”.
“Malcolm is a welcome addition to an already strong set of board members and brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and credibility as we enter into our next growth phase of the business,” said John Colvin, Chief Revenue Officer of Advanced Navigation. “With over 1,000 customers across 70 countries, we are excited about our future and look forward to working with Malcolm as we accelerate and lead the autonomous revolution”.
Mr Turnbull was the 29th Prime Minister of Australia from 2015 to 2018. As Prime Minister he launched Australia’s National Innovation and Science Agenda in 2015, its first national Cybersecurity Strategy in 2016 and the largest peacetime investment in Australian defence capabilities. Prior to entering politics he enjoyed successful careers as a lawyer, investment banker and journalist. Mr Turnbull is known for his keen eye for innovative players in the technology sector, having co-founded the first big Australian Internet company, OzEmail Ltd, listing it on the NASDAQ in 1996 and selling it to Worldcom three years later.
About Advanced Navigation
Advanced Navigation was founded in Sydney in 2012 by engineers Xavier Orr and Chris Shaw to commercialize thesis research into AI neural network-based inertial navigation. The first product met the market with great success and the company expanded rapidly adding a portfolio of navigation offerings and moving into a diverse range of deep tech fields such as underwater acoustics, GPS, radio frequency systems, sensors and robotics.
Advanced Navigation is headquartered in Sydney, Australia with a large research facility in Perth, Australia, Global Sales headquarter in San Diego CA and a sales office in London England. Advanced Navigation is an Australian manufacturer exporting globally while maintaining carbon-neutral operations.