Speaker Bio

Michael Frater

Skykraft Pty Ltd

Chief Executive Officer

Dr Michael Frater has more than ten years experience in the development of communications systems and services, including videoconferencing and video and image surveillance. He was the Rector Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA), University of New South Wales and was involved in an number of collaborative projects, investigating image and video communications. Dr Frater holds a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering and a Doctor of Philosophy in Systems Engineering. He is the author of a number of articles on communications systems and communications services, and is the co-author of books on tactical communications architectures and electronic warfare. Dr Frater joined Skykraft as the Chief Executive Officer in February 2022.