Who I am
I’m a digital technology leader with 20 years experience in Asia Pacific, Australia and the UK. I offer technology insight to companies supporting their growth in regional and global markets. I’ve got a great track record of delivering IT transformations and delivering business value in fast moving, highly competitive environments. I focus on building great teams as the foundation of the organisation and I manage risk and deliver business effectiveness.
What I do Best
Providing business vision, technical direction, motivation and cultural guidance in agile, digital technology companiesManaging Change
Implementing and supporting changes to enable business growth
Defining budgets, forecasting and managing to agreed budgets
Bringing creativity to life with new ideas and innovations
Demonstrated ability to develop business, product and technology strategies
Planning & Execution
Effective prioritisation of activities, co-ordinating and managing people
Building powerful relationships with key stakeholders at executive and director level
Where I’ve Worked
Marketplacer is the world’s leading platform for people who want to build marketplaces. We make it easy for people to sell stuff they don’t own and to grow their business. Our customers include Myer, Woolworths, Fishbrain, Nokia, Providoor and BikeExchange.
Chief Technology Officer
I am responsible for Marketplacer’s product and technology. As part of the executive leadership team, I run a team who build, maintain and operate our SaaS platform. I have direct oversight of all product direction and contribute to business operations, sales and marketing.
News Corp Australia
News Corp Australia is one of Australia’s largest media companies with brands across news, sport, business and lifestyle.
Head of Software Engineering
Responsible for all engineering and testing across News Corp Australia’s digital platforms and products. Building highly scalable technology that powers some of Australia’s highest-trafficked websites.
Working with team leads, architects, product, platform, infrastructure and others to improve culture, quality and product outcomes.
The Digital MailBox product enables all Australians to receive digital communication from service providers.
Technology Lead, Australia Post Digital MailBox
Strategic technology role for the APDM product; working in tandem with the commercial lead to launch this major piece of Australia Post’s digital future; responsible for all IT investment and delivery.
iProperty Group is an ASX-listed company that owns leading online property portal websites across Asia, making it the number 1 portal across the region, and serving more than 20,000 property agents and 165 developers across 4 countries.
Chief Information Officer
Key management position for the organisation; responsible for IT policy and aligning IT strategy with the firm’s business strategies, including effectively managing the IT budget to maximize return on the investment.
REA Group Limited (ASX:REA) is a leading digital advertising business specialising in property, operating Australia’s No.1 residential and commercial property websites, realestate.com.au and realcommercial.com.au, as well as the market-leading Italian property site, casa.it.
Delivery Manager, Customer Experience
Member of the REA Group Senior Leadership team, leading a team of developers, BAs and QAs responsible for end-to-end delivery of major strategic projects focusing on customer/advertiser relationships and core business systems
Venda is a leading global provider of SaaS eCommerce websites providing services to Tier 1 retailers including Tesco, Nokia, Panasonic, Xerox, BBC Worldwide, Universal Music Group, Virgin Megastores.
Global Head of Integration
Reported to the CTO with responsibility for leading complex integration of client side architecture into Venda UK’s offering for eCommerce, inventory management, logistics and payment.
Previous positions held:
Developer/Database Administrator – Ask Jeeves