WA 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.

Business Insights Australia’s flagship event, WA IT LEADERS SUMMIT will return in 2017 to gather 120+ WA 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 leader as the business strategist to deliver business success in the customer-driven landscape;
  • IT partnership and outsourcing model in a market downturn;
  • Investing in business transformation – writing the business case for the CFO;
  • 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;
  • Innovating in the current economic climate – getting the best resources, investment and executive support;
  • 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;
  • Delivering what matters – creating a customer centric culture;
  • Assessing business conditions to identify potential growth areas and new revenue streams;
  • An analytics journey – starting with ‘one source of truth’;
  • Shifting the focus from maintaining existing infrastructure to IT efficiency & productivity;
  • Turning to turns to BPM to increase efficiency & help meet changing community demands – a case study;
  • 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.

2017 Presenters

Peter Rossdeutscher

Non Executive Director
CSA Global

Kylie Towie

Former Chief Executive & CIO
Health Support Services
WA Health

Andrew Smith

Head of Information and
Communication Technology
Western Power

Shelley Kalms

GM Data Science

Glen Radica

Fremantle Ports

Alex Larson

Wesfarmers Chemicals
Energy & Fertilizers

Paul Nicholls

Director of Strategic
Projects (R&D)
Curtin University

Benjamin Jardine

Chief Innovation &
Development Officer
Ability Centre

Andy Morgan


Mark Banks


Frederic Drouin

Managing Director

Fred Troncone

Director & Consulting
Harrogate Consulting

Brodie Raffaele

Global Dir of Digital
Op, ICT & Cyber Security

Erik Fenna

P&N Bank

Sven Ross

Diamond Cyber Security

Matthew Gyde

Group Executive, Security
Dimension Data

Keith Holtham

Emerging Technologies
Lead A/NZ
Check Point Software Technologies

Dr. Joe Sweeney




Gold Partners

Summit Partners