NSW IT Leaders Summit

As organisations leverage cutting edge technology to fuel growth under the customer-centric economic landscape, IT leaders are positioned uniquely as business strategists and change agents to transform an innovative vision from inception to business reality. IT leaders will continue to enhance organisational and IT capabilities to support growth strategies in a rapidly digitising economy, and ultimately pave the way for new business opportunities, revenue streams and enhanced customer-centric solutions.

NSW IT LEADERS SUMMIT is designed to connect 100+ IT decision makers from different industries, ensuring high level peer-to-peer dialogues are generated. Through a series of keynote presentations, panel discussions, case studies and one-to-one meetings, delegates will gain insightful knowledge, engage in meaningful leadership dialogues and build lasting business relationships.

Key Topics

  • Technology and leadership at the forefront of driving business success;
  • Delivering what matters – creating a customer centric culture;
  • Keeping innovation alive and relevant – getting the best resources, investment and executive support;
  • Preparing for the next phase of growth through significant technological and cultural change;
  • Investing in business transformation – writing the business case for the CEO;
  • Making innovation part of your organisational DNA;
  • Transforming IT to a business enabler;
  • From cost centre to profit driver – the role of IT in business growth;
  • ‘IT’ stands for Innovation Team – encouraging collaboration that leads organisations towards high performance;
  • Delivering business value by transforming the organisational culture during the age of digital disruption;
  • Leveraging digital capabilities – effectively use of customer data to enhance their experience across digital channels;
  • Assessing business conditions to identify potential growth areas and new revenue streams;
  • Shifting the focus from maintaining existing infrastructure to IT efficiency & productivity;
  • The real cost of IT management – finding a economically superior solution;
  • Combating modern attacks – current attack trends and preventative measures to combat new security threats;
  • What’s on the horizon? Realising longer term disruptive opportunities of technology.

2017 Presenters


Dr Ian Oppermann

Chief Data Scientist & CEO
NSW Data Analytics Centre

Belinda Vassallo

Country Manager A/NZ
GE Digital

Clive Dickens

Chief Digital Officer
Seven West Media

Angela Coble

Director Business Technology
Johnson & Johnson

Harris Hutkin

Director Business Technology
Johnson & Johnson


Joe Sweeney


Chris Gatford

Chris Gatford



John Sutherland

Ramsay Health Care

Warren Havemann

The Smith Family

Shaune Rosser

Sydney Motorway Corp

Markoss Martina

GM, Process Automation

Martin Tomitsch

Chair of Design &
Director of the Design Lab
University of Sydney

Janna DeVylder

Principal & Co-Founder
Meld Studios

Carlo Nizeti

Systems Engineering
Director, ANZ

Garrett O’Hara

Principal Technical Consultant

Lindsay Rhodes

Senior Solutions Advisor
Huon IT

David Green

Head of Channels &
Alliances, ANZ
Alibaba Cloud

Scott Howard

Design Director,
Customer Experience
QBE Australia

Jenni Philippe

GM,Customer Experience

Tanya Freeman

National Information
& Digital Director

Ashok Munirathinam

Director, SAP Cloud Platform
SAP Asia Pacific & Japan

Kshira Saagar

Head of Analytics & Data Science
The Iconic

Hermant Kogekar


Beth Patterson

Chief Legal & Technology
Services Officer

John Boesen

William Hill

Jackson McKinley

Mandiant Consulting





Gold Partner


Summit Partner