Dr Andre Oboler
Dr Andre Oboler is CEO of the Online Hate Prevention Institute. He also serves as a Vice President of the IEEE Computer Society, a member of the Australian Government’s delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, and as an honorary associate in the Law School at La Trobe University.
He previously served as a co-chair of the Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism, and as co-chair of its working group on Antisemitism on the Internet and in the Media. He also served an expert to the Inter-parliamentary Coalition for Combating Antisemitism and as an expert adviser to a government inquiry into antisemitism in schools. He served for three years as a Distinguished Visitor for the IEEE Computer Society. Within the Jewish community he served as a member of the executive of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria and as a Counsellor on the Executive Council of Australian Jewry.
Dr Oboler has published a number of books and book chapters related to online hate as well as numerous reports and articles. He has provided expert testimony to governments, parliaments and the United Nations. He regularly provides media commentary on a range of issues related to online hate and the impact of technology on society.
Dr Oboler holds a PhD in Computer Science from Lancaster University and an LLM(JD) from Monash University. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE, a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the Australian Information Security Association.
Day to day management of OHPI rests with the CEO who is a Managing Director of the Institute.