Monique Potts Deputy Director, Innovation and Creative Intelligence Unit, UTS
Monique is the Deputy Director of the Innovation and Creative Intelligence Unit at the University of Technology Sydney. In this role Monique is working with a dynamic team to pilot and prototype new approaches to teaching, learning, research and industry engagement across UTS. Monique is leading and shaping key strategic initiatives for UTS including the Hatchery and Hatchery+ pre-incubator program and the Innovation and Creative Intelligence Labs. Monique has been involved in forming and driving a 4 year Innovation and Creative Intelligence Strategy across UTS.
With a long history in digital education and digital media Monique has worked in a range of organisations and startup companies to drive change through enabling cross-functional teams to drive innovation and change through creative collaboration. Monique worked for 12 years at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) initially as a Community Manager in the New Media division developing online interactivity and industry engagement, then for 5 years as a Senior Producer and Program Director in the Innovation division. During her time at the ABC Monique drove strategic initiatives including user generated content, online audience interaction, ABC Open Archives and incorporating emerging technologies and ABC Splash education portal.