Leadership

Mark Lavelle, Magento CEO

There are few if any organisations left untouched by digital transformation, according to the CEO of ecommerce platform Magento, Mark Lavelle. He argues digital transformation is now an issue for everyone and organisations doing it well were following a pattern for success. “What’s happening now in digital transformation is impacting

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The founder and CEO of Unlockd Matt Berriman has announced he is stepping down to focus on his mental health. In an open letter published on Medium yesterday, Berriman said he was struggling to balance his treatment for bipolar disorder with the demands of running the high growth startup. WHICH-50

Muru-D the Telstra-backed startup accelerator has announced its newest group of budding entrepreneurs which will make up its SYD5 incubator program. Airborne human mobility, autonomous tree planting robots and VR-assisted stroke rehabilitation are some of the technologies being developed by the 10 startups selected. The accelerator program focuses on teams which

The Association for Data-driven Marketing and Advertising (ADMA), part of the Australian Alliance for Data Leadership  (AADL), has announced that Steve Sinha has been appointed Chief Operating Officer for the network of associations which includes ADMA, IAPA, DGA and Digital + Technology Collective. WHICH-50 Reader Survey: Help us improve Which-50 by

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Australian digital outdoor media company, QMS Media, has announced changes to the structure of the group’s senior executive team, with the appointment of divisional leaders across its Australian media and production businesses. The appointments reflect QMS’ significant growth in both Australia and New Zealand since its IPO in 2015, and

Commonwealth Bank’s head of retail banking, Matt Comyn, has been selected as the company’s new CEO. Comyn will replace outgoing CEO Ian Narev in April this year. CBA is hoping the appointment will bring stability in what could be a challenging year for the bank. WHICH-50 Reader Survey: Help us

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As the policy leaders of the world gather at the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland to ponder world progress (including Gartner’s very own Peter Songergaard), there will be talk of AI and automation interspersed with presentations on the Digital Economy and In Technology We Trust? Google chief exec Sundar Pichai will talk about AI.

Sydney,Australia - February 20, 2016: A QANTAS Boeing 737 taxies towards the terminal after landing at the city's airport. QANTAS is the flag carrier for Australia.

Qantas has promoted marketer Olivia Wirth to CEO of its loyalty business, while Vanessa Hudson will take on the role of Chief Customer Officer. The changes follow the resignation of current Loyalty CEO Jayne Hrdlicka, who announced her departure from the airline in December last year. WHICH-50 Reader Survey: Help

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SMB bank Tyro has concluded its search for a new leader, appointing the managing director of Tatts Group, Robbie Cooke, as its new CEO. It is expected that Cooke will join Tyro at the end of March 2018, upon conclusion of his current role with Tatts Group. Cooke takes over

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Back in 2015 McKinsey ran the numbers and came up with the conclusion: Companies with more diverse leadership teams make more money. Just to be sure, McKinsey repeated its analysis with a broader data set of 1,000 companies covering 12 countries. The new report Delivering through Diversity reinforces the link