Friday, November 03, 2006

IT Knowledge on Company Boards

Professor Michael Parent, talked about "Building Better Boards: The IT Governance Value Chain" in Canberra last week. But we will hear about the real thing from Ralph Norris, Managing Director and CEO of the The Commonwealth Bank in December. Ralph was a CIO before becoming a CEO and so knows more about board's reaction to ICT issues than anyone else in Australia:
The Technologist's Journey from Backroom to Boardroom

Date: Wednesday 6 December 2006
Time: 7.30-9.00am
Venue: ... Sydney 2000

Mr Ralph Norris will reveal his journey from technologist to CIO to CEO. He will share his views on the roles and skills required of todayƂ’s CIOs and how they can move up the corporate ladder. He will also discuss the critical role of technology in delivering strategic advantage and a competitive edge. ...


Previously, he has been CEO of Air New Zealand and ASB Bank, a subsidiary of the Commonwealth Bank. Mr Norris has more than 30 years experience in banking. Prior to being CEO at the ASB Bank he was Chief Information Officer.

From: The Technologist's Journey from Backroom to Boardroom, ACS NSW, 2006
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1 comment:

Tom Worthington said...

Slides from Professor Parent's Presention are now on-line.