Wozniak to be judge for Talent annual awards

Apple I and II creator Steve Wozniak and Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson will head the panel of judges at the fifth annual Talent Unleashed Awards organised by technology recruitment firm Talent.

NZ’s 920 hits a high note with contractor business

Two years after its acquisition by Australia’s Finite Group, New Zealand recruitment firm 920 has boosted business in the contractor market on the back of increasing demand for project tech specialists.

Damian Parkes, Certus

IBM systems integrator Certus has appointed former Oracle executive Damian Parkes as state manager for New South Wales and Queensland.

 Greg Willis and Cassie Dessein with Oneflare CEO Billy Tucker

Online digital marketplace Oneflare has boosted its leadership team with the appointment of entrepreneur, start-up and technology marketplace expert Greg Willis and experienced chief operating officer Cassie Dessein.

FinTech Australia looks for gender balance with new board

Industry association FinTech Australia has elected a new board to bring the association in line with constitutional changes ensuring gender diversity and representation from a broad number of states.

Huawei Shores up cyber security

Huawei Technologies (Australia) has announced the appointment of Dr Malcolm Shore as its cyber security officer.

Raeburn swapping seats at Mediabrands, becoming Ansible CEO

IPG Mediabrands Australia has appointed Ross Raeburn as chief executive of its Ansible mobility solutions business, effective July 2017.

Matt Durston, Allocate Software

Healthcare workforce management software provider Allocate Software has appointed company veteran Matt Durston as general manager for its Australia and New Zealand business.

‘Generous’ salary increases predicted for IT, telecoms workers

Workers in Australia’s IT and telecommunications industry are set to receive the most generous salary increases this year, according to a new salary guide which reveals that 20% of employers intend to award increases of 6% or more in their next review.

New entrepreneur-in-residence for muru-D

Telstra has appointed technology executive Andrew Birt as entrepreneur-in-residence for the new muru-D startup accelerator Melbourne programme.

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