Kimberley Heitman is Chair of W3 Events Pty Ltd, Producers of the Festival of the Web and hosts for the 2017 World Wide Web conference. Formerly a lawyer specialising in technology and the Internet, Kim conducted a sole practice in Perth from 1984 to 1999, then moved to an in-house role in the Internet industry before serving the University of WA as General Counsel until 2016.
Kim is a Member and Certified Technologist accredited by the Australian Computer Society. He has appeared before several Commonwealth and State parliamentary inquiries and in Court as an expert witness in the field of Internet regulation. Kim was a founding director of iiNet Limited, a founder and long-term Deputy Chair of Australian Domain Administration Limited (AUDA), a founder and long-term Board member and President of the WA Internet Association, President of the Society of University Lawyers and a long-term Board member and Chair of Electronic Frontiers Australia.
Kim lectures regularly in the fields of Internet governance, Strategic Contract Management and Intellectual Property and has maintained his website at http://www.kheitman.com since 1995.