• January 30th - February 1st, 2019
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Event Starting In!

    6 Days

  • Priority Code: Q2

ICT & Digital Leadership Summit

Maximise leadership potential and accelerate your career in ICT & Digital

  • January 30th - February 1st, 2019
  • Crowne Plaza Auckland


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- Establish your place as an ICT & Digital leader
- Navigate the turning point towards success
- Connect passion with focus
- Redefine the future for leadership


Dan Wilkinson

Dan is an eCommerce specialist with fifteen years of experience working at the intersection of business, customer and technology, spanning roles from frontline content management to senior executive, on both client and agency sides and across a diverse set of industry sectors. 

Common threads throughout include integrating 'digital' into organisational culture, advocating for the customer, and strong commercial focus.

Chief Technology Officer
Fidelity Life Assurance

  • Angela Nash
    Chief Information and Operating Officer
    REANNZ Ltd
  • Nicholas Fourie
    Vice President - Information & Communication Technology
    Fisher and Paykel Healthcare Limited
  • David Kennedy
    Group CIO
    Transaction Services Group
  • Mark Corbitt
    Chief Technology Officer
    Aurora Energy


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Aspire to achieve leadership
The pursuit of digital leadership
Leadership in the age of digital disruption
Total Responsibility - Leading an ICT/Digital business
Purpose-driven leadership
Journey of learning
Navigating the digital roadmap
An opportunistic career path
Using collaboration to extend leadership capabilities
Enhance your leadership effectiveness
Move from technical to executive expert
Transform complex challenges into innovative solutions
Map the future for ICT & Digital Leaders
Summit Day One - 31 Jan - 09:00- 16:20

Case Study

• Being a champion of people first

• Giving people targets to lead

• Less is more and what this means for leaders 

  • Nicholas Fourie Vice President - Information & Communication Technology Fisher and Paykel Healthcare Limited

Case Study

• Empower your team to embrace the journey

• Be the coach, set the example

• Use transparency and collaboration to reach common goals

  • Dan Wilkinson Chief Technology Officer Fidelity Life Assurance

Break-Out Session

Get Ready: connect to yourself, others and the experience

  • Leslie Hamilton Principal FutureScape


• Be at the front line of innovation

• Seize new opportunities for growth

• Evolve through collaboration 

  • David Kennedy Group CIO Transaction Services Group

  • Angela Henderson GM Digital Strategy and Transformation Air New Zealand

  • Penelope Rae CIO (Acting) KiwiRail

  • Jon White General Manager, Information Technology Fisher & Paykel Appliances

Case Study

Owning or leading an ICT/digital business is one of the most rewarding and challenging leadership roles you can experience. Roger will share his insights into surviving and thriving in this environment.

  • Risk & consequences
  • Embrace the chance to truly make a difference to the world
  • Tips & strategies to succeed

  • Roger Ford President The New Zealand Software Association

Case Study

• The importance of staying relevant through change

• Foster and maintain strong relationships

• Build a high performing team

  • Ian Birch Director ICT Strategy and Architecture Auckland University of Technology

Case Study

• Adapt leadership styles around latest technology • Innovate to address challenges with solutions

• Expand capacity and extend capabilities to be more Agile

  • Annette Rangi Former Group Manager, Digital Genesis Energy

Break-Out Session

Get Set: reflect on your learning and your relationships

  • Leslie Hamilton Principal FutureScape

Case Study

  • •Forecast the route to successful implementation
  • Navigate a path of uncertainty
  • Lead through turbulence

  • Stephen Whiteside Chief Digital Officer University of Auckland

Summit Day Two - 1 Feb - 09:00- 16:20

Case Study

• A human approach to managing teams

• Pioneer a pathway to success

• Embrace opportunities to expand horizons

  • Angela Nash Chief Information and Operating Officer REANNZ Ltd

Case Study

• Work together to achieve common goals

• Trusted and valued partnerships

• Decide your own leadership path 

  • Mark Corbitt Chief Technology Officer Aurora Energy

Expert Commentary

• Change the lens through which you view leadership development

• Learn where to focus your development for maximum impact

• Start the process of getting out of your own way

  • Erik Van Den Top Leadership and Development Coach Transformative Insights


• Embrace strengths as a leader

• Foster courage and ambition to grow

• Shift mindsets and widen capabilities 

  • David Kennedy Group CIO Transaction Services Group

  • Ken Renz Chief Information Officer Environment Canterbury

  • Glen Willoughby IT Digital Innovation Advisor NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

  • Allan Lightbourne Chief Digital Officer Tauranga City Council

Case Study

• Communicate and seek buy in

• Have the difficult conversations

• Pioneer strategies to improve

  • Sarah Thirlwall Chief Digital Officer MinterEllisonRuddWatts

Case Study

GO: create your future connections to people and plans

  • Leslie Hamilton Principal FutureScape


• Practical strategies to grow

• Embrace leadership capabilities

• Leverage opportunities

  • Clarke Ching Lean, Agile, TOC Consultant Odd Socks Consulting


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128 Albert Street, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand

(09) 302 1111

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