Melbourne CIO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the Melbourne community to solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network.

Invaluable network

Build a strong professional network where you live and work. Access the collective expertise of your true peers all in one place. Make new connections and catch up with old friends.

Peer collaboration

Gain new perspectives from peers who understand your most critical priorities and are facing the same challenges -- generate ideas, share real-life experiences and get forward-looking guidance and insights.

Actionable insights

Exchange best practices, validate strategies and walk away with practical insights that are immediately actionable.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CIOs today.

  1. Seizing momentum – influencing and leading the enterprise
  2. Thriving through uncertainty - empowering people and delivering value
  3. Advancing and scaling strategic, outcome-based technologies

Melbourne CIO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the Melbourne CIO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CIOs, for CIOs.

Co-Chairs

Jithma Beneragama

Department of Premier and Cabinet (Vic)
Executive Director Digital, Design and Innovation

Justin Davies

Ovato
Chief Information Officer

Melinda Duke

RMIT University
CTO

Tracey Evans

Seek
CIO

Barry Magsanay

Treasury Wine Estates
Global Head of Information Security & Americas IT Services

Members

George Abraham

Yarra Valley Water
Head of Cyber Security

Alan Ariti

Vocus Communications
CISO

Andrea Bell

EBOS Group
Chief Information Officer

Mark Brown

Costa Group
CIO

Catherine Buhler

EnergyAustralia
Head of Cyber Risk, Assurance and Advisory | Group Security

Byron Collins

University of Melbourne
Executive Director Infrastructure Services and Chief Technology Officer

William Confalonieri

Deakin University
Chief Digital Officer, CIO and Vice President

Liam Connolly

Seek
Head of Cyber Security (CISO)

Simon Dalli

Target Australia
Group Head of IT - Cyber Security

Frank De Sa

Just Group
Chief Information Officer

Rishi Dutta

Public Transport Victoria
Chief Information Officer

John Ellis

BUPA Australia Health
CISO

Munro Farmer

Australia Post
CIO

Trish Farrugia

Melbourne Airport
CIO

David Fiorina

Bunnings
Head of Cyber Security

Kevin Glennon

K&S Corporation Limited
Chief Information Officer

Stuart Harrison

Medibank Private Limited
CISO

Martin Janssen

Department of Transport Victoria
CIO

Alex Jones

CitiPower Powercor & United Energy
Chief Information Officer

Ann Larkins

Australian Red Cross
Executive Director Information Communications and Technology

Thomas Leen

BHP
Global CISO

Morris Lieberman

Nufarm
Group CIO

Mithran Naiker

Transurban
Chief Technology Officer

Chris O'Neill

Victoria Police
CIO - Assistant Commissioner

Ian Padgham

Vicinity Centres
Acting Chief Information Officer

Ashley Parkinson

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
CISO

Rob Pickering

Australian Football League
General Manager - Technology

Jamie Rossato

Lion
Information Security Director

Matt Steadman

Nova Entertainment
Chief Technology Officer

Glenn Stuttard

Australia Post
Chief Information Security Officer

Craig Templeton

REA Group
Chief Information Security Officer

Lisa Tepper

Department of Premier and Cabinet (Vic)
Executive Director - Enterprise Solutions

Matt Toohey

ME Bank
CIO

Upcoming Events


In-person Programs

August 2021

Melbourne CIO Inner Circle

An evening with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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11 November 2021

Melbourne CIO Executive Summit

Grand Hyatt Melbourne

Walk away from this peer-led, one-day program with new connections and actionable insights.

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Virtual Programs

16 September 2021

Melbourne CIO Virtual Town Hall

Melbourne CIO & CISO Virtual Town Hall

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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