Alex Scandurra, the former Head of Strategic Partnerships and Barclays Accelerator Program at Barclays Bank PLC in London has been appointed as the CEO of Sydney’s fin tech hub, Stone & Chalk. Last month, Stone & Chalk announced the location of the physical hub, its foundation corporate partners and new
There are many in the business world who under estimate the impact of technological change, according to ANZ Bank CEO Mike Smith, however he says his organisation will not be one of them. According to the bank chief, “At ANZ I want us to fast track the change to a
Paul Dovas, Chief Executive Officer of the Audited Media Association of Australia (AMAA) is stepping down from his position of CEO, putting thus an end to 16 years within the organisation. Mr Dovas will pursue opportunities in digital media, a move he has been planning for some time. “Paul has
Video advertising has found its moment in Australia. The recent IAB report into the local online advertising sector revealed that the category grew an impressive 76 per cent over the last twelve months – and there are some suggestions that even these figures may be under estimated. However, for evidence
Marketing technology business Marketo expects to acquire companies every six to nine months as it builds out its platform, CEO Phil Fernandez told Which-50 in an interview this week. Fernandez was in town as part of a swing through the region — a reflection of the company’s growing regard for
Huge new business pressures will attend the fraying of boundaries between companies — and even industries — as new technologies cause companies, their business partners, customers and competitors to recalibrate their models, according to NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson. Indeed the evidence is already overwhelming in many industries, he told Which-50.
This week Which-50 readers loved: Smart cities, CEO digital insights and the BBC’s transformational disaster
Cities turning smart, companies turning tech and the BBC board turning off a 100 million pound digital transformation disaster dominated readership on Which-50 this week. A report from last week into the aggressive moves by China’s ecommerce leaders into banking also surged again thanks to distribution by FST Media.