The Australian Information Industry Association, the leading industry body for innovative technologies, has promoted Simon Bush to the post of CEO.
“The AIIA is proud to announce that Simon Bush will be the organization’s next CEO,” said Robert Hillard, President of the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA).
“After a careful and exhaustive process, our Board of Directors is proud to have found such an outstanding leader for the organization from within our own ranks. Simon has proven his adaptability and strengths during his time with the ‘AIIA; his hard work and influence has resulted in important policy reforms for our sector. Simon’s experience with government and ability to engage our members to drive meaningful change has been clearly demonstrated.
Bush is currently AIIA’s Policy and Advocacy Manager, as well as CEO of Bush-Consulting.
Previously, he worked as Head of Data and Digital Infrastructure with the NSW Cyber Security Standards Harmonization Taskforce, as CEO of the Australian Home Entertainment Distributors Association, Director of Creative Content Australia, Director of Corporate Affairs at Accenture and senior adviser to an Australian minister.
Bush holds an honors degree in political science and philosophy from the Australian National University and is a graduate of the AICD’s Business Leadership Course.
“I am incredibly proud to be named CEO of AIIA,” Bush said.
“I look forward to building on the strong legacy that AIIA has built over the past 45 years, at a time when innovative technologies have never been more important. Having met many of our members during my time with AIIA , I am thrilled to represent them and work with them to grow our industry and continue to seek the recognition our sector deserves.”
Bush succeeds outgoing CEO Ron Gauci, who will leave AIIA on September 16, 2022. The two have worked closely together over the past three years.
“On behalf of the AIIA Board and Members, I must thank our outgoing CEO, Ron Gauci, for his tireless work. The past two years have presented many challenges to all organizations, but Ron leaves us with a strong membership base and a sector benefiting from Ron more than doubled AIIA’s membership during his tenure, called for major policy change and provided great opportunities for our members” , Hillard said.
GET READY FOR XCONF AUSTRALIA 2022
Thoughtworks presents XConf Australia, back in person in three cities, bringing together people who care deeply about software and its impact on the world.
Now in its fifth year, XConf is our annual technology event created by technologists for technologists.
Participate in a robust discussion program as local thought leaders and Thoughtworks technologists share first-hand experiences and discuss new ways to empower teams, deliver great software, and drive innovation for technology responsible.
Learn how we at Thoughtworks are improving technology, together.
Tickets are available now and all proceeds will be donated to Indigitek, a non-profit organization that aims to create tech employment pathways for First Nations people.
Click the button below to register and get your ticket to the Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane event
GET YOUR TICKET!
PROMOTE YOUR WEBINAR ON ITWIRE
It’s all about webinars.
Marketing budgets are now focused on webinars combined with lead generation.
If you want to promote a webinar, we recommend at least a 3-4 week campaign before your event.
The iTWire campaign will include numerous advertisements on our news site itwire.com and a major newsletter promotion https://itwire.com/itwire-update.html and promotional and editorial news. Plus a keynote speaker video interview on iTWire TV https://www.youtube.com/c/iTWireTV/videos which will be used in promotional messages on the iTWire homepage.
Now that we are coming out of Lockdown, iTWire will focus on supporting your webinars and campaigns and support through partial payments and extended terms, Webinar Business Booster pack and other support programs. We can also create your advertisements and written content and coordinate your video interview.
We look forward to discussing your campaign goals with you. Please click the button below.
MORE INFO HERE!