20 Jun 2022

Industry Panel Q&A

We’ve brought together some brilliant minds in cyber security, digital accessibility, robotics and more!

Join us for an online Q&A at 6pm. Our guests will talk about their careers, advice for those looking to enter tech and digital work, and answers to our burning questions!

This event is free and open to all Deakin students and staff!

Please remember that attendees at online events are bound by the Deakin Code of Conduct.



Kobi Jae Masterson (She/They)

  • Digital Accessibility Analyst at NAB

Kobi has a Bachelor of Design from Swinburne University, where she also went on to become a sessional lecturer in UX and UI. After gaining experience in advertising as a designer and front-end developer, Kobi then transitioned into a UX/UI role for a government agency. It was here their passion for digital accessibility exploded whilst working to implement a strategy, policy, and body of knowledge across the org. Now in a dedicated accessibility role at NAB, Kobi gets to focus on exercising their passion for equality and inclusive design on a daily basis – and is never looking back!

Jill Taylor

  • Marketing Manager - Cydarm Technologies
  • AISA Cyber Security Rising Star of the Year 2021

Jill is a Cyber Security obsessed marketing and sales operations geek. With more than 20 years of career experience she has rapidly become recognised as a specialist in the Cyber Security marketing space, cross-skilling her marketing expertise with that of cyber security.

During the last four years Jill has used her significant business operations, sales, and marketing knowledge within the start-up space. With career achievements that include working on bleeding edge technology whilst launching the world’s first threat intelligence platform for the drone industry, scaling a cybersecurity consultancy, and most recently being hired as the marketing manager for Cydarm Technologies – an Australian secure case management start-up – as part of their expansion after their ultra successful funding round.

Jill has also volunteered with the Australian Women in Security Network (AWSN), and she places a strong importance on supporting, educating, and welcoming women in security. Her cyber security related hobbies include OSINT Missing Persons events, playing around on HackTheBox, and giving back to the cyber community.

You can connect with Jill via LinkedIn.

Aimee Hill

  • Business Analyst at Accenture

Aimee completed a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry/Statistics) at Latrobe University as a mature age student.

As an (undiagnosed) neurodivergent she spent her 20s finding her way into STEM via an unexpected route.

Aimee joined Accenture’s Tech Academy graduate program mid – 2020.

Her day to day work as a business analyst involves understanding the business requirements for her client to enhance the custom platform that Accenture developers built for them.

She then translates those business requirements into user stories for the offshore testing & development team.

As part of this work she documents and presents the work the team has done to a variety of stakeholders.

She is also works in the gender advocate space within Accenture, helping to bring women together across projects by establishing the Tech Academy Women’s Network.

Celia Vandestadt

  • Data Consultant at Eliiza

Celia is a Data Consultant at Eliiza with a background in the academic and public sectors. She has a PhD in Regenerative Medicine from Monash University and has previously worked as a Data Analyst at the Victorian Centre for Data Insights within the Department of Premier and Cabinet delivering whole of government reporting products, data management solutions and bespoke software development.

When she is not spending time with her adorable dogs Arty the greyhound and Tyson the staffy cross, she is a cross-skilled professional with experience in analytics, hypothesis driven problem solving, project management, intuitive data communication and a focus on results that deliver value.