Marissa Takahashi is the manager of Digital Observatory at the Institute for Future Environments at Queensland University Technology. Digital Observatory is a research infrastructure that enable researchers to track and analyse big data on digital platforms like Twitter etc. Her current interest is on data governance in the digital age. She has worked as business developer and operations manager in the ICT industry for many years. She holds a PhD in Business Information Systems and MBA from the University of Queensland Business School in Australia. She also has MSc in Information Engineering from Kyushu Institute of Technology in Japan. She can be contacted at


Marissa Takahashi