Rajesh Vasa is a Professor of Software and Technology Innovation, and currently leads the innovation efforts at Deakin Software and Technology Innovation Lab. He has over two decades of experience spanning industry and academia with deep skills in data science, artificial intelligence, user experience and complex software systems design. His career spans roles in development, operations and executive leadership in projects and organisations across the world. Prof Vasa is passionate about solving high-impact problems. His recent work includes intelligent homes for aged care, reducing traffic congestion, improving trauma patient recovery times, and using of virtual reality and game engines for education.