Darren is Executive Director and Chief Technology Officer of Freelancer. In these roles, he is responsible for strategic leadership of the company’s operating and technical direction.
Darren has experience in computer security, protocols, networking and software. Prior to joining Freelancer, Darren was a co-founder of Sensory Networks, a venture-backed network security hardware company, where he held the roles of Chief Technology Officer and subsequently Chief Executive Officer. Darren previously lectured in Computer Science at the University of Sydney in a variety of areas to postgraduates and undergraduates.
Darren has authored numerous articles, patents and papers relating to security technology, software and networking, and has spoken at a number of international conferences. Darren holds a first class honours degree in Computer Science and a Ph.D. in Computer Science specialising in computer networking from the University of Sydney.