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Technology company executive

Megan Alexander Cornelius, Australian technology company executive. Recipient honorary contributor award Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organization, Taipei, Taiwan, 1994; named One of Top 50 Most Imfluential People in Information Technology&T, Information Age, 1996; Dux Commonwealth scholar, Sydney, 1963-1966.


Cornelius, Megan Alexander was born on April 19, 1946 in Sydney, Australia. Daughter of Arthur Rushmere and Mary Elizabeth (Williams) Baldwin.


Bachelor, University Sydney, 1968. Postgraduate diploma system analysis-design, University of Technology, Sydney, 1969.


Researcher University Sydney, 1967. Lecturer University of Technology, 1968-1970. Manager education Qantas Airways, Sydney, 1970-1973, manager development, 1974-1981.

Manager New South Wales and northern region Computer Power, 1981-1985. Managing director Expertise Australia, since 1985. Board directors Ausasean Exporters Fund, Sydney.

New South Wales councillor Australian Institute Company Directors, since 1996, Powercor Australia, since 1997. Member New South Wales Casino Control Authority, Sydney, 1992-1996. Chairman New South Wales Information Industries Advisory Council, 1990-1995.

Member Industry Research and Development Board, Canberra, Australia, 1991-1994. Frequent presenter and chairman conferences in Australia and foreign countries, committee chairman, University of Technology, Advisory and Progressive Committee Chairman. Presiding officer Forest & Wood Products Research and Development Corporation, Canberra, 1993-1995.


Member Olympics 2000 Business Round Table Task Force, Sydney, 1995-1997. Delegate leader Central Bureau for Information Technology '95, Hannover, Germany, 1995. Member Australia-Ireland Economic Committee, Dublin and Canberra, 1988-1990.

Fellow Australian Institute Company Directors, Australian Institute Management, Australian Computer Society (former chairman). Member Australian Information Industry Association (export, training and education committees), Indigenous Information Industries Group (chairman since 1995), Software Services Industry Federation Australia (life), Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron, Rotary, member of National Accounting and Finance Advisory Committee.


  • Other Interests

    Sailing, tennis, art, music, travel.


Married William Neil Alexander, April 6, 1974 (divorced September 1985). Children: Fiona, Katherine, Craig. Married Peter William Cornelius, August 18, 1992.

Children: Michael, Julian.

Arthur Rushmere Baldwin

Mary Elizabeth (Williams) Baldwin

William Neil Alexander

Peter William Cornelius

Fiona Cornelius

Katherine Cornelius

Craig Cornelius

Michael Cornelius

Julian Cornelius