Simon Walter Hackett is the co-founder (with Robyn Taylor) of Internode Pty Ltd. He is a 1986 graduate of the University of Adelaide, holding a bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science. Together with John Romkey, Hackett became the first to connect a commercial domestic appliance (a Sunbeam Deluxe Automatic Radiant Control Toaster) to the internet in 1990. Internode Pty Ltd was founded in May 1991. In 1997 Hackett founded Agile Communications, a sister company to Internode, responsible for designing, build and operation of telco infrastructure (fibre and wireless).

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  • Simon Walter Hackett is the co-founder (with Robyn Taylor) of Internode Pty Ltd. He is a 1986 graduate of the University of Adelaide, holding a bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science. Together with John Romkey, Hackett became the first to connect a commercial domestic appliance (a Sunbeam Deluxe Automatic Radiant Control Toaster) to the internet in 1990. Internode Pty Ltd was founded in May 1991. In 1997 Hackett founded Agile Communications, a sister company to Internode, responsible for designing, build and operation of telco infrastructure (fibre and wireless). The Internode company group was sold to iiNet Limited (ASX:IIN) in a transaction announced in December 2011 and completed on 31 January 2012. Hackett departed the executive team at Internode to join the board of iiNet in August 2012. On 12 November 2013 it was announced that he had been appointed to the board of the National Broadband Network, and that he had resigned his position with iiNet. He departed the board of the National Broadband Network in April 2016 and was replaced by Michael Malone. Other boards Hackett has served upon are: Adelaide Fringe Festival, m.Net Corporation., and the Australian Network for Art and Technology. Hackett co-founded and is a former director of The Internet Society of Australia, and was the founding president of the South Australian Internet Association (which has since been disbanded). He is a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society. While he was Managing Director of Internode, he was frequently active in the Internode forum on Whirlpool, and is a vocal commentator on Australian telecommunications competition issues and Government policies. (en)
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  • Simon Walter Hackett is the co-founder (with Robyn Taylor) of Internode Pty Ltd. He is a 1986 graduate of the University of Adelaide, holding a bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science. Together with John Romkey, Hackett became the first to connect a commercial domestic appliance (a Sunbeam Deluxe Automatic Radiant Control Toaster) to the internet in 1990. Internode Pty Ltd was founded in May 1991. In 1997 Hackett founded Agile Communications, a sister company to Internode, responsible for designing, build and operation of telco infrastructure (fibre and wireless). (en)
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