Traditional media are being disrupted by digital technologies. If civility and progress are to survive the current communication tornado we need a restoration of the basic rules for reflective discourse and a redirection of our engagement with public policy.
Kim Williams AM has had a long involvement in the arts, entertainment and media industries in Australia and internationally. He has held various executive leadership positions since the 1970s, including: chief executive at News Corp Australia; FOXTEL; Fox Studios Australia; the Australian Film Commission; Southern Star Entertainment and Musica Viva Australia; as well as a senior executive at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Mr. Williams was the chief executive of the subscription broadcaster FOXTEL for the decade up until November 2011. At FOXTEL he pioneered many of the major digital broadcast innovations in Australia.
He is currently the Chairman of Trustees of the Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company and an AFL Commissioner.MUP (Melbourne University Publishing) published his book Rules of Engagement in 2014.