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Harness the collective intelligence of the world’s foremost thought leaders to learn best practices and be inspired.
Justin
Raoul Moffitt
Group CIO at Macquarie Group

Justin Raoul Moffitt

Group CIO at Macquarie Group

About

Justin is the Chief Information Officer for Macquarie Group, a global financial services organisation and Top 10 Australian company with more than 18,000 employees operating in 33 markets around the world.

Justin is a dynamic, business-facing technology leader with more than 25 years’ experience in technology and financial services. His experience has included the leadership of global teams across technology and operations, the successful delivery of a wide portfolio of business projects, responding to regulatory change, entry into new markets, ecommerce and the delivery of major global technology transformations.

Prior to joining Macquarie Group in 2016 , Justin spent nearly 20 years at Barclays where he held various leadership roles, including; Asia Pacific Chief Information Officer, Head of Operations Services and Technology, Head of Commodities Technology and Head of Equities Technology.

Over the past six years he has driven a significant program of transformation and change. Through long term investment in leadership, building capability and technology, the team are accelerating the digital enterprise towards a better future for Macquarie’s customers, employees and communities. Justin will share his key insights and learnings.

Peter
Weill
MIT Senior Research Scientist, MIT CISR Chairman emeritus & ADAPT Research Advisor

Peter Weill

MIT Senior Research Scientist, MIT CISR Chairman emeritus & ADAPT Research Advisor

About

Peter Weill’s work centers on the role, value, and governance of digitization in enterprises. Weill joined the MIT Sloan faculty in 2000 to become director of MIT Sloan’s Center for Information Systems Research (CISR). MIT CISR is funded by approximately 100 corporate sponsors and patrons, and undertakes practical research on how firms generate business value from Information Technology (IT). As chair, Weill focuses on globalizing the center’s research and delivery. In 2008, Ziff Davis recognized Weill as #24 of The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, the highest-ranked academic. In Dec 2019, his 2015 MIT SMR article Thriving in an Increasingly Digital Era was recognized as one of The Best 10 SMR Articles in the 2010s.

Peter has worked on digitization issues with the Executive Committees and Boards of more than 40 companies globally. He conducts workshops for key conferences, including the CEO Summits for Microsoft, IBM, and SAP, and the International Monetary Conference.

Rob
Patenge
Associate Partner at McKinsey

Rob Patenge

Associate Partner at McKinsey

About
Julie
Canepa
CIO at Cisco Asia Pacific, Japan & China

Julie Canepa

CIO at Cisco Asia Pacific, Japan & China

About

25 years diverse IT leadership experience leveraging people, process and technology to transform business & IT. Drives digital outcomes impacting growth, productivity and user experience through cross discipline partnerships and driving synergies between business leadership, operations and IT.

The
Hon. Victor Dominello
NSW Minister for Customer Service and Digital Government

The Hon. Victor Dominello

NSW Minister for Customer Service and Digital Government

About

Victor Dominello is a senior Minister in the New South Wales Government and has held various portfolios over the last decade including Aboriginal Affairs, Innovation and Finance.

In 2019 he was appointed the inaugural Minister for Customer Service and in 2021 was also appointed the inaugural Minister for Digital Government.

Victor firmly believes the use of real-time data and technology are the most powerful ways to improve quality of life and reduce suffering.

Victor was a member of the original Crisis Cabinet which led the NSW response to Covid-19 and now sits on the Covid-19 and Economic Recovery Committee.

His particular focus has been on delivering digital solutions such as the Service NSW QR code check-in feature and the real-time data analysis which has informed the state’s decision making.

Victor has been the driving force behind the roll out of the Digital Driver Licence, the establishment of the $2.1b Digital Restart Fund and the rapid expansion of the Service NSW app to include QR code check-ins, the voucher programs, such as Dine and Discover, Covid-19 test alert notifications and the registration of positive rapid antigen tests.

In addition to digital, technology and customer experience, Victor is also obsessed with Batman.

Derek
Laney
Technology Evangelist at Slack

Derek Laney

Technology Evangelist at Slack

About

Dereks help organisations adapt for the future of work, he speaks about tech trends and the success of our customers.

Derek has held a broad range of roles in my 25-year technology career from startup developer, product manager, consultant, offshore development leader, solutions engineer and product marketing executive.

He spent 15 years at Salesforce, working with the Salesforce ecosystem and the local technology industry exploring digital and customer experience. 9 years leading product marketing teams and programs. 6 years in presales. 8 years developing and implementing software.

Slack and Salesforce is one of Australia’s Best Places to Work and recognised by Forbes as one of the world’s most innovative companies.

Damian
Leach
CTO for APJ at Workday

Damian Leach

CTO for APJ at Workday

About

Skilled in managing global multicultural teams across the entire build / engineer / run technology service portfolio.

Managed P&L for global technology services, lived and worked in Europe and Asia. Holds EMBA specialising in entrepreneurialism and Asian Leadership. During my EMBA I created a thesis on Biometric Technology adoption for retail digital transformation.

Special interests include multichannel collaboration technologies, large scale contact centres and real time communication technologies for Traders, Retail, Wealth and the Enterprise. Experienced in both global transformation technology programs, agile sprints and also multi year multi million dollar managed service contracts.

Matt
Boon
Director of Strategic Research at ADAPT

Matt Boon

Director of Strategic Research at ADAPT

About

As Director of Strategic Research at ADAPT Matt Boon, is responsible for directing and developing ADAPTs research content and positions. In his role at ADAPT Boon advises C-Suite executives across the end-user and technology provider landscape. Boon is also responsible for bringing together groups of C-Suite leaders to discuss and prepare for the myriad of challenges and opportunities they face.

ADAPT host’s numerous industry leading IT focused events annually and Boon is responsible for hosting, chairing and delivering ADAPT independent content and positions to help attendees make informed IT decisions.

Gabby
Fredkin
Senior Data Analyst at ADAPT

Gabby Fredkin

Senior Data Analyst at ADAPT

About

Currently studying a Masters of Business Analytics at Deakin University, Gabby works closely with the Analyst team to identify trends in technology and business that help shape Australia. 

With a passion for statistics and data visualisation, he enables ADAPT to present the right insights at the right time to the right people. Using modern analytics techniques, Gabby provides ADAPT and their customers with confidence in the accuracy and validity of the information used for ADAPT’s Research, Advisory and Events. 

Gabby expertise extends to: 

  • Descriptive and inferential statistics 
  • Regression techniques and forecasting 
  • Data Visualisation and customisation through PowerBI and Tableau  
Peter
Hind
Senior Analyst at ADAPT

Peter Hind

Senior Analyst at ADAPT

About

Peter Hind has spent the last 25 years as an analyst and commentator on the ICT industry. He says his primary areas of interest are the potential of technology to transform the way organisations operate, the change management obstacles executives encounter in realising this potential and the tactics and techniques leaders have deployed to overcome these difficulties.

Peter now takes on multiple roles within ADAPT including the moderation of private events and roundtables, interviewing business executives about the strategies they are pursuing and assisting with the structuring of our delegate surveys and the interrogation and analysis of ADAPT’s treasure trove of end-user and C-level data

Shane
Hill
Senior Research Analyst

Shane Hill

Senior Research Analyst

About

Shane Hill is part of ADAPT’s Strategic Research and Advisory team. As Senior Research Analyst, he produces pragmatic insights tailored to the specific needs of technology leaders in Australia and New Zealand.

Hill has worked in technology delivery and market intelligence roles for the past 15 years. His expertise encompasses automation, data science, and machine learning domains. He focuses on how emerging technologies will impact the business models, frameworks, and operations of end-user and vendor organisations.

Formerly of Gartner and with IT services experience across multiple jurisdictions, Shane has led business transformation, technology modernisation, vendor management, and advisory programs for leading consultancies, major corporates, government agencies, and boutique firms.

Jim
Berry
CEO at ADAPT

Jim Berry

CEO at ADAPT

About

Jim is well known in the local market for delivering on his promise and his entire career has been spent connecting the right people at the right time in roles across Europe, China and Australia.

He founded ADAPT to deliver quality outcomes with integrity and now in our 8th year, growth has been consistent. Jim is still positioned across sales and account management where he delivers innovative results and programs and leads by example.

He also runs entrepreneurial product development and the evolution and clear differentiated value of ADAPT’s offerings. As well as a NSW Small Business Excellence nomination, ADAPT were 55th in BRW’s 2014 Top 100 Start Ups – Jim’s 3rd time there – previously as Founder of Strategic Path, an award-winning ICT publisher, he steered the company to make the list in both 2009 and 2010.

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