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Sabio leadership: My journey of growth and inspiration
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The Sabio CEO recounts the company's rise from a small UK-based team to a global leader in contact centre solutions, predicated on innovation and a strong people-centred ethos.
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Snowflake announcing new CEO Sridhar Ramaswamy, ex-chief retires
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Data Cloud company Snowflake moves on from CEO Frank Slootman, appointing Sridhar Ramaswamy, ex-Googler and AI specialist, as his successor to steer its AI-driven innovation.
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Zühlke appoints Angela Bishop as new UK CEO
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public sector
Zühlke appoints Angela Bishop, former UK MD for Industry Sector Practices, as new UK CEO with a focus on promoting diversity in the tech industry.
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Greenhushing: A ‘how to’ for businesses to get their confidence back
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Greenhushing is a significant threat to climate progress, and it's time for businesses to proudly communicate their legitimate efforts.
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Breaking down the cybersecurity strategy 2023-2030: Phase three (2029-2030)
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australian government
Explore the final phase of Australia's Cyber Security Strategy for 2023-2030, focused on global leadership and leveraging prior phase capabilities.
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Kelvin Wong takes reins as Singapore country manager at Hitachi Vantara
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storage
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software engineering
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resellers
Kelvin Wong, a veteran in sales leadership, has been named the new Country Manager for Hitachi Vantara in Singapore, tasked with driving the company's sales strategy and managing partnerships, alliances, and resellers in the region.
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Ashok Muthu named as EDOTCO Group's Cambodia head
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connectivity
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digital economy
EDOTCO Group, a leading digital infrastructure provider, has named Ashok Muthu as its new Country Managing Director for Cambodia, reflecting the firm's commitment to advancing Cambodia's telecoms sector.
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Exclusive: How NetApp's S3 Academy is fostering new talent
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NetApp's S3 Academy in Australia and New Zealand is pioneering early-career development in tech with its innovative blend of experience, exposure, and education.
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The departure of Sparks cybersecurity leader Josh Bahlman
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cybersecurity
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customer service
Josh Bahlman, esteemed leader of Spark New Zealand's Cyber Defence and Technology Architecture teams, has resigned after a significant ten-year tenure.
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Projectworks on Leadership: Leading through growth
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Projectworks discusses the challenges and rewards of leading during business growth, sharing lessons on self-awareness, investing in teams, and building a culture that enhances momentum.
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NetApp bolsters ASEAN expansion with key executive appointments
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NetApp reinforces its leadership team in Southeast Asia with 2 key appointments: Sheraine Chua as Senior Director for ASEAN and Alwyn David as Country Manager for Malaysia, to propel growth.
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Kylie Watson becomes DXC Technology's Head of Security for ANZ
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DXC Technology has chosen Kylie Watson, a seasoned cybersecurity specialist, as the Security Head for Australia and New Zealand, poised to empower their clients against intensifying cyber threats.
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Jane Robinson appointed as Avocado Consulting's new COO
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mba
Avocado Consulting bolsters senior leadership with arrival of industry veteran, Jane Robinson, as new COO, aligning with the firm's 20th anniversary.
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Aparajitha set to acquire Allsec Technologies' labour law business
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compliance
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law
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labour
Aparajitha Corporate Services is set to bolster its market leadership in compliance solutions with the acquisition of Allsec Technologies' 'labour law' compliance arm, valued at Rs 27 crore.
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Channel Factory appoints Tom Heddon as new Head of Sales for Victoria
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Channel Factory boosts its expansion in Australia and New Zealand with the appointment of media industry veteran, Tom Heddon, as Head of Sales for Victoria.
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Beyond the hype: Navigating the future of generative AI
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AI is transitioning from novelty to business essential with generative AI tools bringing value to marketing and beyond, driving fact-based decisions, and addressing ethics and privacy concerns.
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Amy Perifanos named as Human8's new global Chief Portfolio Officer
Thu, 1st Feb 2024
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consultancy
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growth
Amy Perifanos joins Human8 as global Chief Portfolio Officer, tasked with optimising the consultancy's global portfolio and fostering value-added solutions.
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Dynatrace appoints Laura Heisman as new Chief Marketing Officer
Mon, 22nd Jan 2024
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cloud services
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virtualisation
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digital transformation
Unified observability and security pioneer, Dynatrace, appoints Laura Heisman, seasoned marketing executive and advocate for women in tech, as their new Chief Marketing Officer.
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Business leaders feeling unprepared for AI transformation, report finds
Fri, 19th Jan 2024
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digital transformation
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leadership
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disruption
A study by management consultancy, Kearney, and leadership advisory firm, Ergon Zehnder, indicates that 73% of global business leaders feel ill-prepared for AI disruption.
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Jacob Annesley joins Gate 7 as Director of Public Relations & Content
Mon, 15th Jan 2024
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digital entertainment
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technology gifts
Gate 7 has bolstered its team with the addition of experienced figure, Jacob Annesley, as the new Director of Public Relations and Content, marking a strategic advance towards innovation in destination marketing.
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Australian CFOs paying a premium for finance skills
Fri, 12th Jan 2024
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edutech
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project management
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leadership
Australian CFOs are ready to offer new hires up to 31% higher salaries for in-demand financial skills, according to research by Robert Half.
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IFS appoints Mark Moffat as new CEO, Darren Roos becomes board chair
Thu, 11th Jan 2024
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Mark Moffat ascends as new CEO of global cloud enterprise firm IFS, succeeding Darren Roos who takes the helm as board chair.
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Traceable AI hires Brian McDonough as Chief Revenue Officer
Fri, 29th Dec 2023
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application security
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partner programmes
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breach prevention
In a bid to enhance growth, AI security firm, Traceable AI, hires Brian McDonough, a former team member of Snyk and Recorded Future, as Chief Revenue Officer.
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James Martin Institute guides NSW in AI development leadership
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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James Martin Institute has issued a guide for New South Wales to lead in AI regulation, fostering inclusive economic growth.