Leadership

The most important issue to focus on when corporates and startups interact is goal alignment. Too often, the fact that goals are not aligned can be discovered far too late. Startups are usually looking for capital, distribution, expertise and possibly additional capacity e.g. staff. Corporates may be attracted to a

Tim Ebbeck, former Oracle ANZ MD and SAP ANZ CEO, has been appointed senior vice president and managing director for Australia and New Zealand of Automation Anywhere, a Robotic Process Automation (RPA) company. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Based in Sydney, Ebbeck is charged with growing Automation Anywhere’s business

Renee McKaskle, CIO of Hitachi Vantara

CIOs risk becoming irrelevant if they don’t start to think differently and align themselves with the strategic direction of the company, according to Hitachi Vantara’s IT chief. Renée McKaskle, CIO of Hitachi Vantara, used her keynote presentation at the company’s annual conference last week to argue that “it’s time for

Holden is expanding Maven Gig to Perth as consumer demand for GM’s mobility solutions continues to grow in Australia. The company also announced a new general manager for the car sharing service, Jon Kett. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Maven Gig provides freelance rideshare and delivery drivers in

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Australian data sharing governance platform, Data Republic, today appointed Lynn Thompson as head of its new office in Singapore, supporting the company’s expansion into Asia. Prior to this, Lynn worked with Deloitte Digital and Firemark’s InsurTech Hub in Singapore, where she was responsible for launching and operating the emerging technology and

NAB has announced a slew of changes to its executive leadership team and has rebadged its customer products and services division as “Customer Experience.” The bank describes the new customer experience unit as “a division focussed on building advocacy and loyalty through the design and delivery of a leading banking

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Machine learning and analytics platform Cloudera has appointed Nick Hoskins as country manager for Australia and New Zealand (ANZ). Hoskins will drive Cloudera’s growth in the region, with plans to expand its customer base and help organisations enhance the measurable benefits of big data, analytics and machine learning. With over

As digital tightens its grip on business models, new ways of working and organisational practices are migrating from the tech world into the wider business community as it undergoes the often fraught process of digital transformation. Enter the chief product officer, the executive charged with making sure it all runs

Google has appointed Mel Silva as its new Australian and New Zealand managing director. Silva has been working at Google for more than a decade and has held a number of senior leadership positions in Australia and the APAC. She was recently managing director, go to market strategy & operations

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Facing a future filled with uncertainty, businesses know they need to transform but building the workforce required to  realise that goal is an ongoing challenge. According to Mercer’s Talent Trends Global Report, when it comes innovation, 96 per cent of companies are planning organisation redesign, yet only 18 per cent