Victoria 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.

VIC IT LEADERS SUMMIT gathers Victoria based IT leaders from different industries. The program is designed to connect industry leaders and to ensure high level peer-to-peer dialogues are generated. Presenters are invited to contribute to the program content, sharing their most valuable lessons.

Key Topics

  • IT leaders as business strategists to deliver success in the customer-oriented market landscape;
  • Keeping innovation alive and relevant – getting the best resources, investment and executive support;
  • Bringing digital capabilities, innovation, people and leadership together to enable the business to strive in the customer-centric ecosystem;
  • Co-creating next generation of business experience;
  • Making innovation part of your organisational DNA;
  • 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;
  • Preparing for the next phase of growth through significant technological and cultural change….

2016 Presenters

Dr Joseph Sweeney

Advisor
IBRS

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Sandra Barns

GM Technology Services
AustralianSuper

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Sendur Kathir

CIO
Public Transport Victoria

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Larry Howard

CIO
Bluescope Steel

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Jason Tonelli

Chief Technology & Digital Officer
Publicis Media Australia & New Zealand

Alex Jones

Alex Jones

CIO
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport & Resources

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Simone Carroll

EGM Digital, Marketing, People & Culture
Vicinity Centres

Giovanni Ambrosini

Regional Director IT Asia Pacific
MWH Australia

Frank De Sa

Frank De Sa

CIO
Just Group

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Hilda Clune

CIO
PWC

Peter Cassell

CIO
Western Water

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Dr David E Martin

Executive Director, Technology & Innovation
Melbourne Polytechnic

Dr Tim Cahill

Chief Data Officer
The Conversation

Luke Chadwick

Luke Chadwick

Innovation Lead
REA Group

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Keith Hazelwood

Director
HackLabs

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Lucy Thomas

GM Business Strategy & Innovation
Cbus

Biswajit Rath

SVP, APAC & Japan, Head of Outsourcing Service, Digital & IoT
HCL

Danny Gorog

Director & Founder
Outware Mobile

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Matthew Kates

Country Manager, A/NZ
Zerto

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Nigel Watson

Partner Business Manager
AWS

Rajesh Vasa

Deputy Director, Deakin Software & Technology Innovation Lab
Deakin University

Matthew Gast

Director, Technology Strategy
Aerohive Networks

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Luke Jamieson

General Manager, Customer Experience
Cbus

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Andrew Fifield

Manager, Southern Region
Nutanix

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Mark Byrne

Head of Customer Experience
Transurban

Bryan Stibbard

District Sales Manager – Majors
Palo Alto Networks

Gold Partner

Summit Partners