David Noon is co-founder and CEO of GroundProbe, and co-inventor of the patented Slope Stability Radar technology. David has led the successful global commercialisation of this new technology, which is now considered world’s best practice in mining with many hundreds of installations across over 30 countries.
In 2018, GroundProbe was acquired by Orica Ltd, the world’s largest provider of commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems for mining, quarrying, and construction markets.
David has completed executive management and entrepreneurial training at Stanford University and MIT. He has been honored with prestigious awards as a technology innovator, entrepreneur, commercialiser and outstanding contributor to the global mining industry.
David is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) and current Queensland Division Chair.
David is a founding Board member and passionate supporter of the Wonder of Science Program. This program promotes an exciting and accessible STEM culture to middle/high schools students, teachers, principals and parents through STEM challenge tasks led by a PhD student cohort of “Young Science Ambassadors”.