Business, Transformation and Technology

Business, Transformation and Technology
Technology IS going to change your business. Are you ready? What do you need to do? Learn how you can leverage (or utilise) new technology from our expert panel. pastevent
Business Luncheon
Industry Series

Business, Transformation and Technology
How Will This Revolution Change The Way We Work?

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About the Event

Technology IS going to change your business. Are you ready? What do you need to do? Learn how you can leverage (or utilise) new technology from our expert panel. 

Successful businesses are continually searching for ways to do better and COVID-19 has accelerated the transformation of business strategy, operations and the way we engage with each other. Most importantly, what do all these digital and technological shifts mean for YOUR business? What are the opportunities, risks and challenges you need to be aware of?  It does not matter if you work for a large corporate or you are a small business, you need to be abreast of what is happening in this sphere.

The Cloud and Infrastructure – and its profound effect on the way we engage
Big Data and its pivotal role in shaping business strategy
AI and its growing influence on business operations

Jon Whittle
Director, CSIRO Data61
Charlotte Curtis
Managing Director - Technology, Accenture
Andrew Brydon
Distinguished Engineer, National Australia Bank
   Jason Price
 Vice President and General Manager, IBM Technology Australia and New Zealand
  Moderated by Noel Leung
Partner, Strategic Project Partners

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Event Details

Date Wednesday 28th April 2021
Time 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location RACV City Club, 501 Bourke Street, Melbourne CBD


  Member   Non-Member
Individual (1) $169  $219
Table (10) $1,690  $2,190

Speaker Biographies

Jon Whittle is Director of CSIRO's Data61, the digital and data science arm of Australia's national science agency. With around 1000 staff and affiliates, Data61 is one of the largest collections of R&D expertise in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science in the world. Data61 partners with over 200 industry and government organisations, over 30 Universities, and works across vertical sectors in manufacturing, health, agriculture, and the environment. Prior to joining Data61, Jon was Dean of the Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University, the largest university in Australia. He was named CEO Magazine's 2019 Education Executive of the Year. Jon is also a former Technical Area Lead at NASA, where he worked on software for NASA space missions. Jon is passionate about the role digital technologies can play in society. He has a world-leading reputation on how to adapt software development methods to fully take into account human values and ethics, so that we build software for a society we want rather than one we get by accident.

Charlotte Curtis is a Managing Director at Accenture in the Technology services group, working in the SAP Business Group with extensive delivery and program management experience. She has over 19 years of experience delivering and leading large scale technical implementations for Australian, European and US multinational organisations. Charlotte’s most recent roles have been leading Delivery for SAP S/4HANA Programs in the Consumer Goods space. Charlotte has significant depth and breadth in leadership roles across industry with over 16 years of complex delivery and solution architect expertise in Resources, Products and Public Sector.

Andrew Brydon helps businesses change. This is best done through the adoption of new technology delivery techniques and focusing on team culture. A Digital Transformation leader with nearly 20 years of technology experience, presenting and implementing strategies for a number of enterprise organisations. 
Currently working as a Distinguished Engineer at NAB, leading the creation of the standardised development platform and enabling transformation of the developer engineering function, to ensure that customers are the highest priority for everything we do.
He is a passionate individual who likes to think big and is able to deliver on strategic projects and capabilities. Andrew has extensive experience in enabling transformation approaches in all sizes of organisations and delivering in tight time frames on budget. Over his career he has undertaken roles with a number of different companies across consulting, legal, finance, datacenter, online and telecommunications. He has worked as a technology leader in and with these companies.

Jason Price is the Vice President and General Manager, IBM Technology Australia & New Zealand, Jason leads the business across all industries in the region, including IBM’s entire portfolio of Software & Systems solutions and services, providing leadership to more than 350 people, across varied reporting lines.
Jason reports directly to the Managing Director and sits on the General Manager leadership team. His role provides leadership to the sales, technical and lab services teams, plus the marketing of the business. He is an accomplished business leader with an international background, bringing a unique voice to the conversation, with the key aim to delight IBM’s clients by helping them solve their most complex business challenges.

Noel Leung is a Partner at Strategic Project Partners, working with senior leaders across Consumer & Retail, Education & Research and the For-Purpose sectors.  She is a respected leader in growth strategy, and transformation, using a data-led approach to challenge the status quo and work with clients to drive their performance and innovation agendas.  Her recent work includes supporting a G08 university navigate through the impacts of the global pandemic, as well as build a compelling economic impact assessment for a successful $60m research bid.  Noel takes a business led approach to data and digital strategy, helping clients to navigate technology to enable effective business decisions.
Noel’s consulting career spans 17 years, with global firms Accenture and KPMG, as well as boutique consultancies Pacific Strategy Partners, and now SPP.  She is also currently a Board Member of the Asian Australian Foundation

Event Details

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COVID PRECAUTIONS: The safety and wellbeing of our guests and colleagues is our utmost priority. AmCham will work with the venue to ensure hygiene procedures and government guidelines are followed with social distancing measures in place, visible sanitiser stations and COVID-19 marshals. We respectfully ask you do not attend on the day if you are experiencing any flu like symptoms.

UPDATE to Terms & Conditions
If Government Health Orders change and in-person events are suspended, the AmCham program will go virtual and links will be sent to all attendees. A 50% refund will be paid to ticket holders. (Please see Terms and Conditions for specific details).
28/04/2021 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
RACV City Club 501 Bourke Street MELBOURNE, VIC 3000 AUSTRALIA


Wednesday, 28 April 2021

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
28/04/2021 12:00 PM

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