Salesforce ANZ CEO Pip Marlow has encouraged Australian business leaders to lean in to the changes brought on by the fourth industrial revolution and urged local organisations to improve the diversity of their leaders which she says will help manage the disruption. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Speaking

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Pauline Fetaui has been appointed the General Manager of River City Labs, the Brisbane-based accelerator owned by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). Fetaui joins ACS after running her own startup called CheeHoo, a virtual personal assistant app. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Along with building CheeHoo, Fetaui has

Bill McDermott isn’t retiring, he’s taking the top job at ServiceNow.  The former SAP CEO said two weeks ago that he would not renew his contract with the Germany technology giant. Today it was announced that McDermott will be the new CEO of ServiceNow. Current ServiceNow CEO John Donahoe is

A digital overhaul of the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment has digitised 70 per cent of the organisation’s workloads and reduced the time taken to process development applications for state significant projects by 50 per cent. The changes have also increased transparency and reduced complexity for end users,

Australian cloud security, compliance, and governance company Cloud Conformity has been acquired by multinational cybersecurity firm Trend Micro for $US70 million. The Cloud Conformity solutions will be available through Trend Micro immediately, according to the company. Trend Micro says the deal will broaden its services to include security issues around

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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