Kaaren Lewis, Commvault

Back-up and archive specialist Commvault has appointed 20-year industry veteran Kaaren Lewis to lead its channel and distribution efforts across Australia and New Zealand.

Short-term volatility, but trends up for ICT exec employment

Australia’s ICT sector continues to offer little short-term hope for job-seeking executives with a new report on executive employment revealing that the jobs index lost 5% in June after a 6% retraction in May.

StartupAUS CEO Alex McCauley

The Turnbull Government has updated the occupations lists — including for chief information officers and chief executive — for a range of temporary and permanent skilled visas, but StartupAUS says there is still significant work to be done in bringing the skills list into line with the current needs of young tech companies in Australia.

Tomas Varsavsky, REA Group

Australian digital media commercial property specialist REA Group has appointed Tomas Varsavsky as chief engineer responsible for setting the strategic technology direction for the group.

Brightcove expands Aussie team with launch of consulting services

Global cloud video services provider Brightcove is expanding its offerings in the Australia and New Zealand markets with the launch of a local arm of its consulting services business.

Segars joins SoftBank board

ARM chief executive Simon Segars has joined SoftBank's board of directors.

Jennifer Scott, ANZ Bank

ANZ Bank has appointed former eBay Europe executive Jennifer Scott as general manager digital transformation and performance.

Hugo Hutchinson, Wavelink

Melbourne-based value-added distributor Wavelink has announced two new appointments to ensure rapid expansion of its Fortinet security business.

Women starting to close gender gap in IT: report

The number of women working in the Australian IT sector is on the increase, according to a new report which reveals that females now represent 39% of the total IT sector population.

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