Stephen Porges has been appointed CEO of the Australian Alliance for Data Leadership to provide data leadership, advocacy and governance to Australian businesses. The Australian Alliance for Data Leadership (AADL) is a network of Associations with the common thread of data and customer experience, representing the essential functions of data-driven

Data breaches have reached an all-time high forcing Boards ramp up investment in data security and privacy. GDPR compliance is also biting as companies rush to adjust despite the rule change that was years in the making. The figures are contained in the latest 2018 Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey. The study,

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It’s not quite a revolving door but it is not far from it. Capgemini has appointed Olaf Pietschner as Head of Capgemini in Australia and New Zealand, effectively its fourth local leader since 2013, when Deepak Nangia took over the role from Paul Thorley. Nangia was replaced by Nicolas Aidoud in 2016

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RMIT Online is launching an online course titled Digital Transformation to help executives and professionals future-proof their careers in the digital era. Developed in partnership with REA Group, Paper Giant and Tigerspike, the course is made up of five components which each run for six weeks. The university said it

Marie-Anne Lampotang Stone & Chalk

Fintech hub Stone & Chalk has appointed Marie-Anne Lampotang as general manager for Sydney. In the role, Marie-Anne will be responsible for the end-to-end startup community experience and operations at Stone & Chalk’s Sydney hub. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Alex Scandurra, Stone & Chalk CEO said: “Being

The Commonwealth Bank CFO, Rob Jesudason, has resigned to take up a new role as group president and COO of Block.one, a large blockchain software publisher and token seller. CBA has appointed Alan Docherty as acting chief financial officer while it searches for a new CFO. Sign up for Which-50’s

Ros Harvey, CEO, The Yield

Costa Group managing director and CEO, Harry Debney,  is the new board chair of Australian agtechcompany, The Yield. Debney brings the experience of a long and successful career growing commercial companies on a global scale, and with it a decade of industry-leading expertise in food and agriculture. Sign up for

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The rise of empowered customers that is impacting not just retail but most other industries, isn’t going to slow down any time soon. That’s the view of Jeff Bezos, who used used his annual letter to shareholders to highlight the company’s performance in 2017 and share how Amazon stays ahead

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Susan Anderson has been appointed as General Manager for Uber, Australia and New Zealand. She takes over from David Rohrsheim who launched Uber in Australia and New Zealand and has lead the ride sharing business locally for the last five years. Rohrsheim is taking paternity leave and will return to

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Culture,  an often intangible and nebulous construct, is nevertheless the reason why digital transformation projects sink or swim. That’s the view expressed by industry leaders to Which-50 this week in a series of media events and roundtables in Sydney, and interviews with CEOs in the US and Singapore. “Culture is