Andreas Spanner

Chief Architect, Australia & New Zealand at Red Hat

Andreas is leading Red Hat’s Business Innovation & Digital Transformation efforts across Australia & New Zealand. His hands-on experience in startups as well as large scale enterprise transformation programs and reporting through to CIOs and CFOs has given Andreas a solid understanding of business drivers and value creation. In his former role as Head of Enterprise Architecture Andreas led a team of architects during complex business transformations. Andreas has worked on a wide range of initiatives across different industries in Europe, North America and APAC including full scale ERP migrations, HR, finance and accounting, manufacturing, supply chain logistics and scalable core banking strategies to support regional business growth strategies.

Since joining Red Hat, Andreas is focussed on helping organisations to build the necessary capabilities and to make the best-fit technology, methodology and architecture choices to be a successful digital competitor.

Andreas got his first Commodore 64 when he was 12 years old and started to work as a software developer in 1996 with Krauss-Maffei in Munich building full mission simulators. Andreas holds an Engineering degree from the University of Ravensburg, Germany.