MEF board of directors appoints new member
"I look forward to partnering with global service providers and technology vendors to progress the journey to automated, virtualised, and interconnected networks.”
Micron publishes annual Diversity, Equality and Inclusion report
Veritec appoints Melanie Milsom as new partner manager
Cambium Networks appoints Mary Peterson as SVP & CMO
ADIA welcomes Australian Government's greater focus on digital literacy
Humanforce designs accessibility-compliant app for those with disabilities
Quantum's board of directors recruits former Cisco CIO
From the lounge to the big leagues: Nexacu recognised in Deloitte's Tech Fast 50
“Every year we are in awe of the tech companies that appear on our list. They bring to life the very best of the industry when it comes to determination, dedication and laser focused attention to detail."
PwC report: Nextgens will lead family businesses into the digital age
Family businesses should look to next generation (nextgen) leaders if their company is to thrive in the digital age, but that can only happen with greater support and trust by those currently in charge.
Kaspersky celebrates APAC MD Stephan Neumeier
Kaspersky’s APAC managing director Stephan Neumeier has been named executive of the year for IT services by the SBR Management Excellence Awards 2019.
Women in Media and The Trade Desk announce collaborative partnership
"This partnership will help Women in Media in their work celebrating good journalism, empowering women and help drive broader understanding of the impact of technology on the media industry."
Women in Payments Symposium recognises leaders & rising stars
The awards included five categories: Emerging Leader, Innovation, Thought Leader, Advocate for Women, and Distinguished Payments Professional.
Understanding customer diversity key to omnichannel experience
Millennials and Generation Z are transforming the customer experience, and businesses can only grow sustainability if they deliver what customers expect.
Seismic bolsters Asia Pacific team with several key hires
"We now have on board a team of proven leaders to foster stronger relationships with our APAC customers and partners.”
Aussie teens empowered by tech but held back by career options
35% of Australian teenagers are of the opinion that they lack the preparation and exposure to technology in high school or college that would prepare them for a career.
New APAC managing director for Emarsys
"Asia Pacific is one of the fastest-growing markets for Emarsys and Adam brings the industry knowledge and depth of retail understanding to steward the business in this exciting phase of growth."
Stevie Awards for Women in Business winners announced
More than 500 businesswomen and their guests attended a gala dinner in New York, with representatives attending from as far away as Australia, Indonesia, Taiwan, and Singapore.
Over 80% of people living with a disability say recruitment bias exists
The data was found in a survey of 1,033 people by recruiting company Hays, who raised this issue in conjunction with the International Day of People with Disability (IDOPwD) today.
NZ takes #2 spot in best markets for women entrepreneurs
New Zealand is second only to the United States for being the most conducive country to women’s entrepreneurship, a new report from Mastercard revealed today.
Asia shines at Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific Best Practices Awards
"Award recipients have consistently demonstrated outstanding achievement and superior performance amidst the changing business landscape."
Malwarebytes stalwart promoted to chief product officer
"Akshay has been an incredible partner with product development, enabling our long-term product vision. His leadership has been instrumental to our continued growth and success."
Tata Consultancy Services revamps policies to support LGBTQ employees
Tata Consultancy Services has reportedly modified its health insurance policies to cover same sex relationships, by replacing the word ‘spouse’ with ‘partner’.
VMware shines spotlight on tech as a force for good
VMware’s vFORUM Singapore has created new possibilities for the Association for Persons With Special Needs, a social service agency that provides education for people with mild intellectual disabilities.
A/NZ tech workers not feeling the happiness
Work happiness is not something to be trifled with – 97% of respondents say that happiness at work is important – and there are plenty of reasons why happiness is dwindling.
Nielsen bolsters management teams with two strategic hires
Nielsen Holdings has announced two significant hires as it looks to strengthen its management teams ahead of its plans to create two separate publicly traded companies later in 2020.
IFTA FinTech Achievement Awards open for applications
The awards recognise excellence in the global FinTech industry
Motorola promises $10m in funding to charities around the world
According to a statement, the grants will benefit more than two million students, first responders, teachers, veterans and community members in 32 countries.
MacTel works with mental health not-for-profit Open Minds
Macquarie Telecom will provide critical mobile, voice, NBN and SD-WAN services to mental health and disability support for not-for-profit organisation Open Minds.
Institute of Management Accountants celebrates centennial milestone
The review summarises some of the key milestones and events that IMA reached in the last year, in terms of Certified Management Accountant (CMA) metrics, global growth, educational offerings, and diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Citrix appoints new VP of worldwide channel sales & ecosystem
Bronwyn Hastings be responsible for Citrix’s global partner sales, go-to-market partner programs and partner marketing for all Citrix products.
Citrix appoints new APJ field CTO & tech strategist
"He breathes our vision and strategy and he continues to push the company and advocate for our needs from the business."
Motorola Solutions Foundation awards $250m to non-profits
“We are proud to partner with organisations across the globe that work to create safer cities and promote innovative technology education for students.”
Snow Software appoints new chief marketing officer
“Paula has a wealth of marketing experience spanning leading technology organizations of varying size and market stage," says the company's CEO.
Microsoft showcases innovations in new Asia Pacific HQ
Almost 145,000 metres of cabling, 200 display screens, 179 Bluetooth beacons and 900 sensors make up Microsoft’s new Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, which is now home to the region’s first Microsoft Experience Centre.
Seismic bolsters APAC operations with raft of new executive appointments
“Building a robust team of local talent on the ground enables us to better support organisations in achieving greater levels of business agility and customer engagement."
Talend taps key leadership talent from SAP Concur ranks
Talend’s new CEO and CRO most recently held executive positions at SAP Concur.
How mathematics can limit gender bias in AI & ML
A new research paper outlines how machine learning designers can safeguard their creations against the undesirable effects of racial and gender bias.
Nutanix appoints new chief commercial officer Tarkan Maner
Maner will be responsible for leading Nutanix’s global business development and corporate development efforts, with a focus on strategic partnerships, alliances, system integrators, and service providers.
Men feel less welcome in tech workplaces - Harvey Nash report
Women feel more welcome in the technology industry, yet men feel more unwelcome than ever.
AU tech sector salaries growing - and so is employee turnover
“High rates of staff attrition are a concern for the industry and employers should be focused on implementing strategies to extend the average tenure of their employees,” says AIIA CEO Ron Gauci.
Diversity & Inclusion starter kit to help Asia Pacific organisations
"The perception of diversity is not translating across local workplace cultures, where employees are quite concerned about speaking up for fear of discrimination."
Interview: Microsoft's Diana Kelley talks talent gaps and D&I
Kelley recently spoke at Microsoft Asia’s new Experience Center, where she talked through her experience as a security CTO, as well as IoT security, what’s ahead in 2020, and diversity and inclusion both in the cybersecurity sector, and in technology.
DXC Technology names global delivery head
Vinod Bagal takes on the Delivery role from DXC senior vice president Samson David, who has decided to pursue other opportunities.