Melbourne CIO Community


Join a powerful network of peers

Connect with a local community of like-minded peers who share similar challenges and priorities. Access the collective expertise of CIOs from diverse experiences, backgrounds and industries. Members of the community come together several times a year to connect with each other, exchange ideas and experiences, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs

Participate in year-round gatherings with your local peer group featuring unparalleled opportunities for collaboration, in-depth discussions and networking.

Insights

Exchange peer-validated strategies, solutions and partners, and access exclusive community insights to learn how other CIOs approach similar challenges.

Connections

Make new connections, enhance your career through an exclusive network, and build lasting relationships with peers.

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

  1. Mastering the art of change and adaptability
  2. Accelerating high growth and a data-first mindset
  3. Empowering talent, protecting the enterprise

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

Justin Davies

Ovato
CIO

Tracey Evans

Seek
CIO

Barry Magsanay

Treasury Wine Estates
Global Head of Information Security

Matt Mueller

Iluka Resources Limited
CIO

Members

George Abraham

Novatti
CISO

Angela Anthony

DuluxGroup
Executive General Manager IT & Digital

Alan Ariti

Vocus Communications
CISO

Arul Arogyanathan

Village Roadshow
Chief Information Officer

Damian Beltrami

Toll Group
CIO

Mark Brown

Costa Group
CIO

Catherine Buhler

EnergyAustralia
Chief Information Security Officer | Group Security

Byron Collins

University of Melbourne
Executive Director, Business Services and Chief Technology Officer

Liam Connolly

Seek
Head of Cyber Security (CISO)

Frank De Sa

Just Group
Chief Information Officer

John Ellis

BUPA ANZ
CISO

Munro Farmer

Australia Post
CIO

Shem Fernando

Monadelphous Group
IT Security Manager

David Fiorina

Bunnings
Head of Cyber Security

William Fleming

Department of Education & Training Victoria
Manager – Information Security, IMT Strategy | IMTD

Kevin Glennon

K&S Corporation Limited
Chief Information Officer

Audrey Hanson

BlueScope
Global CISO

Nigel Hedges

Kmart Australia
Group Head of Cybersecurity

Brad Kemp

Transport Accident Commission
Head of IT SHARED SOLUTIONS

Ann Larkins

Australian Red Cross
Executive Director Information Communications and Technology

Thomas Leen

BHP
Global CISO

Mithran Naiker

Transurban
Chief Technology Officer

Ian Padgham

Vicinity Centres
General Manager Enterprise Technology

Matthew Perry

Kinetic Group
CIO

Rob Pickering

Australian Football League
Chief Technology Officer

Jennifer Rebeiro

Greater Western Water
CIO

Michael Ross

Qantas Airways Limited
Group Chief Technology Officer

Jamie Rossato

Lion
Information Security Director (CISO)

Matt Steadman

Nova Entertainment
Chief Technology Officer

Glenn Stuttard

Australia Post
Chief Information Security Officer

Craig Templeton

REA Group
Chief Information Security Officer

Ed Tollinton

Nando's
CIO

Bastian Uber

John Holland
Chief Digital and Information Officer

Chris Venter

REA Group
CTO

Mark Wallace

Fortescue Metals Group
Head of Cyber Security, Architecture & Portfolio

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

9 March 2023 | an evening

Melbourne CIO Inner Circle

Q Events by Metropolis

A gathering with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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IN-PERSON

August 2023 | an evening

Melbourne CIO Inner Circle

A gathering with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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IN-PERSON

September 13 - 15, 2023 | 3 days

Global CIO Executive Summit

Four Seasons Nashville

A summit for CIOs with global responsibilities to come together and discuss challenges unique to global operations.

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IN-PERSON

November 2023 | 1 day

Melbourne CIO Executive Summit

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

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