Kaylene O'Brien, a partner at Deloitte Consulting, has been named Victorian ICT Woman of the Year. The award recognises the way she has broadened the professional base of IT across backgrounds, gender and cultures.
Ms O'Brien joined the ICT industry as a programmer with Andersen Consulting, and joined Deloitte in 1996. She was made partner 12 years later.
"Kaylene is a highly respected across the ICT industry in Victoria. She is a senior partner in our Technology practice at Deloitte and has been shaping the industry by being a board member of VicICT for Women and through her work with a range of education institutions," said Rob Hillard, lead technology partner at Deloitte Consulting.
Ms O'Brien is now in contention for the national title, which will be awarded on August 9.