CIO Leaders Summit Australia: a success


The 7th CIO Leaders Summit Australia held in Melbourne on 23rd March 2017 lived up to expectation and delivered content rich presentations delighting delegates and sponsors alike. The CIO Leaders Summit Australia is the leading CIO event in Australia and attracts the key IT leaders from around Australia.

Focus Network who host the CIO Leaders Summit Australia worked to bring together the top IT executives from around Australia to discuss and debate the current trends, challenges and solutions facing the industry within Australia and they certainly delivered that to over 150 key decision makers in the IT space. “We are really pleased with the turn out of the 7th CIO Leaders Summit Australia and from the incredible response and feedback we have had from delegates and sponsors about the calibre of the program and the overall day, we are thrilled and excited for the next CIO Leaders Summit Singapore that will be held on 16 May 2017 at Suntec International Convention and Exhibition Centre”, said Focus Network CEO, Ty McGurgan.

Among the guests were a specialist list of speakers including Mark Schwartz – CIO, US Citizenship and Immigration; Bernard Wansink – CIO, Schiavello Group; Ajay Bhatia – Group CIO,; Craig Pitts – Global Information Security Architect Lead, Mondelez International; Iain Hart – Head of Technology & HR Risk, Macquarie Group; Alex Jones – CIO, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport & Resources; Samir Mahir – Chief Digital & Information Officer, Vision Australia; and Graeme Dunn – CIO, AHPRA.

The CIO Leaders Summit Australia brought together over 150 of Australia’s leading CIOs to discuss critical issues facing their industry with delegates from some of the largest organisations in Australia including ANZ, Aussie, Bank of Victoria, Cancer Council NSW, Costa Group, Cover-More Group, Dentsu Aegis Network, Fair Work Commission, GSK, iSelect, John Holland, Kinetic Super, Melbourne Racing Club, Melbourne Water, MyBudget, NAB, Open Universities, Penguin Random House, Porter Davis, Probuild Constructions, QBE Insurance, Racing Victoria, Regis Aged Care, Royal Automobile Club of Victoria, Save the Children Australia,, St Vincent’s Health Australia, SuperChoice, Tennis Australia, Ticketmaster Entertainment, VicRoads, VicSuper, Village Roadshow, William Hill and World Vision Australia just to name a few.

The Summit is part of the admired CIO Leaders Pacific Series currently running throughout Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, India, Japan and Singapore. For more information about the CIO Leaders Pacific Series or to register your interest please visit

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Thursday 23 March 2017, Melbourne



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