Mike Potts, Webroot

Global cyber security company Webroot has appointed Mike Potts as its new chief executive to replace retiring company boss Dick Williams.

Tracy Thomson Finite Group managing director

The Finite Group national technology recruitment firm has climbed 21 places in this year’s AFR Top 500 Private Companies List after group revenues hit $402 million for the FY 2017, up significantly on the previous year.

Hugh Darval, Flexera Australia, NZ

Software vendor Flexera has promoted seven-year company executive Hugh Darval as director of Australia and New Zealand.

Aussies rank technology ahead of science for student learning

Technology has pipped science by a fair margin as the most important subject Australians believe children should be learning at school, according to a newly published nationwide survey.

Tim Hoffman, Megaport CTO

Australian data centre operator Megaport has appointed former Twitter global network head Tim Hoffman as chief technology officer.

Vicki Brady Telstra

Telstra has appointed Vicki Brady, a former Singtel Optus executive, as group executive consumer and small business, following the sudden departure from the telco and the role by Kevin Russell.

Most commonly requested consultant skills in Australian telcos and industry revealed

The most commonly requested consultant skills in the telco industry in Australia are big data, change management and business analytics, based on 500 project postings since 1 January. And what of other industries?

Deputy rounds up Targett as CMO

Employee management SaaS provider Deputy has appointed Luke Targett to the new position of global chief marketing officer.

Janet Michie Tquila

IT solutions company Tquila ANZ has a appointed 20-year industry veteran Janet Michie to the newly created position of Telstra channel manager in a move it says is part of strengthening its partnership with the telco.

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