Friday, 19 March 2021 07:27

Venter takes on CTO role at REA

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REA Group has appointed Chris Venter to the role of chief technology officer.

"REA's technology capabilities have always been a point of competitive differentiation so we are delighted to have someone of Chris' calibre joining our team to build on these strong foundations," said REA Group CEO Owen Wilson.

"Chris' deep technology expertise spans critical capabilities including agile delivery, technology transformation and scaling with impact, which will support our strategic ambitions and contribute to REA's future growth and business efficiencies.

Venter brings over 25 years of global experience to REA.

He joins the company after more than a decade at ANZ Bank, most recently as general manager of Australia business transformation technology.

During that period Venter also founded Sambellina and Nite Rays, serving as CIO/CTO of the former and chief everything officer of the latter.

He began his career in consulting, first at Anderson Consulting, followed by spells at TUI Consulting, Liquid Fusion, Deloitte Consulting, and Oracle.

Venter sits on the advisory board of the University of Melbourne's computer information systems department.

He holds a double degree in computer science and business from the University of Auckland, and a Bachelor of Information Technology from University of Technology Sydney.

"REA has such an exciting future and I'm thrilled to be joining a company that has consistently been at the forefront of innovation since inception and one that I have admired for many yearsm" said Venter.

"I'm looking forward to working with some of the brightest minds in the industry to leverage new and existing technologies to continue to improve and differentiate REA's customer and consumer experiences, as well as to increase speed and efficiency to market."


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Stephen Withers

Stephen Withers is one of Australia¹s most experienced IT journalists, having begun his career in the days of 8-bit 'microcomputers'. He covers the gamut from gadgets to enterprise systems. In previous lives he has been an academic, a systems programmer, an IT support manager, and an online services manager. Stephen holds an honours degree in Management Sciences and a PhD in Industrial and Business Studies.

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