Steve Brennen, director of marketing APAC at Uber has moved to Zip Co to be the buy now, pay later provider’s new chief customer officer. At Uber, Brennen headed up marketing across Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Brennen is also chair of the Australian Alliance for
ACS, the professional association for Australia’s technology sector, has appointed Siobhan Casey (nee Hayden) as Director of Scale Up and Innovation Labs. In her new role Casey will oversee the growth and commercialisation of River City Labs in Brisbane, Harbour City Labs in Sydney and Bay City Labs in Melbourne.
More than one in ten ASX-listed CEOs have a background in technology yet none have previously been a CIO according to new research from executive recruiter Robert Half. The research, 2019 CEO Tracker examines the background of the CEOs of the ASX 200. According to this study those CEOs with
Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) has appointed Patrick Darcy to the role of Chief Data & Technology Officer. With extensive expertise spanning adtech, data-driven marketing, analytics and programmatic ecosystems, Darcy joins DAN from Cadreon Australia where he’s held a number of leadership roles – most recently CEO. Webinar:
The Entertainment and Education Group (TEEG), owner of gaming grand Timezone has rolled out a group-wide information platform that will grow with the business, provide the data that executives and around 4,000 employees need to make the best decisions, as well as inject the agility the enterprise can rely on
Many smart city projects still feel like proofs of concept, rather than transformative projects. The 10 Gigabit Adelaide Project, by contrast, has demonstrated tangible benefits — improving the lives of citizens and businesses and generating an economic return for the city. It has also put in place the underlying connectivity
VMLY&R has appointed design and experience strategist Kirsty Robinson as its first ever Brisbane-based Head of Experience. Robinson brings more than 20 years’ working in the space to the newly created role, with a key focus on designing experience-led strategies across digital and physical platforms, for both customers and employees.
Leaders within Australia’s business community are asking their peers to weigh in on some of the biggest issues facing business today. At the top of the agenda is the future of work. The local chapter of Richard Branson’s B Team began to take shape in late 2017 and launched in
Dell Boomi (Boomi) has appointed Ajit Melarkode as its managing director for Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) to expand existing and drive new revenue opportunities to capitalise on strong demand for cloud-based integration. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Melarkode joins Boomi with more than 25 years’ experience in the
Ed McManus, the current CEO at Meridian Energy and Powershop Australia, is the new Deliveroo Australia CEO. He will join the restaurant delivery service in the coming months, replacing Levi Aron, who left the business in July after four years leading the company in Australia. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular