Scott Jendra, Chief Information Officer, AFL opens up this year’s CIO/CISO Leaders summit with a strong presentation on Innovation and challenges. What it takes to deliver Australia’s leading digital sport.
In this session, Scott discussed the latest innovations in digital, mobile and streaming from the team at AFL as they work closely with Telstra to serve more than 4m passionate fans every month. The most common challenges and lessons were presented given the attendees’ examples to take into their own organisation.
ABOUT SCOTT JENDRA
Scott has 20 years experience across digital, technology and strategy at AFL, SEEK, The Boston Consulting Group and Accenture, including working for 20 of the largest Australian companies and public sector agencies. He helps organisations in times of change and growth to achieve their business outcomes. To accomplish this he works closely with the business to put technology strategy into simple terms along with the commercial trade-offs, and with technologists to ensure they understand business priorities and focus on the highest value initiatives. He has a passion for people and building high-performing teams, awarded for his people management and mentoring skills within BCG and has directly managed operational teams of between 30 to 200 people. He also has an entrepreneurial side and is the creator of PPT Productivity product suite.