Thomas Hajdu is Professor and Chair of Creative Technologies at the University of Adelaide, where he is the Director of the Sia Furler Institute for Contemporary Music and Media.
Tom has over 30 years of experience in leadership, music, media, creativity, innovation, technology and entrepreneurship.
Tom received a PhD and MFA from Princeton University, the Presidential MBA in Leadership from Pepperdine University and BMus from the University of British Columbia.
In 1990, he co-founded tomandandy, which he built into one of the largest music production companies in the world.
He's collaborated with some of the most influential artists in the world, has worked with best of breed advertising agencies and with film studios(Sony,and Universal).
Tom is also CEO of Disrupter, a strategic innovation company.
Tom was South Australia's first and only Chief Innovator. He was responsible for the Gigcity Initiative and brought the South Australian Government to the White House in 2016, which recognised Adelaide as the first gig city outside of the United States, to join the US Ignite Smart City Initiative.
Tom has sat on many award juries, including the Australia Council for the Arts and the Canada Council for the Arts. He is currently a member of the Digital Advisory Group for the Australia Council for the Arts.
Recently Tom launched a new initiative intersecting Art and Artificial Intelligence launching AI artistic research initiatives including Laurie Anderson as the first AI artist-in-residence called the Art Intelligence Agency.
Tom Hajdu’s work in film and television
47 Meters Down: Uncaged, Haunt, The Silence, Lucky Day, The Infiltrators
La voix humaine, The Wolf's Call
Wish Upon, 47 Metres Down
The Wilding (TV Movie), City of Joy (Documentary), The Monster, Havenhurst
Hitting the Apex, Sinister 2, 7 Minutes
H8RZ, Girl House, Animal
Anatomy of Violence (TV Movie), Innocence, Family Tools (TV Series) (9 episodes), Blaze You Out
Resident Evil: Retribution, The Apparition, Resident Evil: Underground (Short), Citadel
Identity (TV Movie), Charge (Documentary), Fastest (Documentary), The Details, I Melt with You
And Soon the Darkness, Resident Evil: Afterlife
The Good Guy
The Echo, The Strangers, Sleep Dealer
The Covenant, The Hills Have Eyes, Right at Your Door
Anonymous Rex (TV Movie), Meltdown (TV Movie), Freshman Orientation, Mean Creek
The Rules of Attraction, The Mothman Prophecies
Chaos Rising: The Storm Around 'Natural Born Killers' (Video documentary short)
No Maps for These Territories (Documentary), Sonic Cinema (TV Series), The Beat (TV Series), Waking the Dead
Going All the Way
Mocking the Cosmos (Short)
Mr. Stitch (TV Movie), Shreddin' H2O (TV Series), United States of Poetry (TV Mini-Series documentary)
TV Nation (TV Series documentary)
Choices (TV Movie)
Words in Your Face (TV Short)
Buzz (Global TV Series) (1990)