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CIO100

The 2018 CIO100

Welcome to the annual CIO100 for 2018, where we recognise the most transformative technology and digital leaders in New Zealand.

The CIO100 showcases the achievements of these 100 leaders from across industries.

So what are the traits linking these standout leaders? Read on for 100 tips for leading business transformation in the digital era.

CIO100 2018

  • 1

    Avi Golan

    Air New Zealand

    Chief digital officer

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  • 2

    David Kennedy

    Transaction Services Group

    Group CIO

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  • 3

    Aaron Toatelegese

    Bank of New Zealand

    Chief technology officer

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  • 4

    Craig Bunyan

    ANZ Bank

    General manager technology

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  • 5

    Dawie Olivier

    Westpac New Zealand

    Chief information officer

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  • 6

    Gary Baird

    New Zealand Inland Revenue

    Chief technology officer

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  • 7

    Kevin Angland

    Mercury

    GM digital services, Mercury

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  • 8

    Glen Willoughby

    Downer Group

    General manager information technology

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  • 9

    David Hackshall

    Cochlear

    Chief information officer

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  • 10

    Kevin Drinkwater

    Mainfreight

    Chief information officer

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  • 11

    Paul Littlefair

    LIC

    Chief information officer,

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  • 12

    Jen Cherrington-Mowat

    Genesis Energy

    Executive general manager, technology and digital

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  • 13

    Deane Johns

    Co-op Money NZ

    Chief information officer

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  • 14

    Mike Jenkins

    The Instillery

    Founder and CEO

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  • 15

    Nikhil Ravishankar

    Vector

    Chief digital officer

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  • 16

    Carmen Casagranda

    Cigna

    Chief information officer

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  • 17

    Brian Northern

    Fulton Hogan

    Group CIO

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  • 18

    Liz Gosling

    Auckland University of Technology

    Chief information officer

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  • 19

    ​Peter Muggleston

    Foodstuffs North Island

    Chief information officer

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  • 20

    Nathan Scott

    Valocity

    Chief technology officer

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  • 21

    John Bell

    Fletcher Building

    Chief information officer

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  • 22

    Stuart Bloomfield

    Waitemata District Health Board

    Chief information officer

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  • 23

    Timothy Kasbe

    The Warehouse Group

    Chief information officer and chief digital officer

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  • 24

    Dr Claire Barber

    Spark New Zealand

    Chief digital officer

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  • 25

    Simon Tong

    ASB

    EGM technology innovation and payments

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  • 26

    David Habershon

    Ministry of Social Development

    Chief information officer

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  • 27

    Lukasz Zawilski

    New Zealand Qualifications Authority

    Chief information officer

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  • 28

    Nicholas Fourie

    Fisher & Paykel Healthcare

    Vice president - ICT

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  • 29

    Ralph Chivers

    Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

    Chief information officer

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  • 30

    Alan Adcock

    Whangarei District Council

    GM corporate

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31 - 100(In alphabetical order)

  • James Allison

    healthAlliance

    Chief information officer

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  • Pieter Bakker

    Frucor Suntory Group

    Group business technology director – Frucor Suntory Group

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  • Andrew Bates

    Harmoney

    Chief technology officer

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  • Anthony Bitossi

    Stevenson Construction Materials

    Chief information officer

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  • Cameron Brill

    St John

    Chief information officer

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  • Chris Buxton

    Stats NZ

    Chief digital officer

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  • Julie Canepa

    Cisco​

    CIO New Zealand and Australia

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  • Tony Carpinter

    New Zealand Blood Service

    Chief information officer

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  • Simon Casey

    Barfoot & Thompson

    Chief information officer

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  • Todd Cassie

    Harcourts International

    Chief information officer

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  • Simon Clarke

    Trustpower

    GM business solutions and technology

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  • Craig Columbus

    Russell McVeagh

    Chief information officer

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  • Sonya Crosby

    SkyCity Entertainment Group

    Chief innovation officer

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  • Sean Davidson

    VTNZ

    General manager, information technology

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  • James Dickinson

    BDO New Zealand

    Chief information officer

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  • Chris Duran

    Biomatters

    Chief technology officer

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  • Atta Elayyan

    LWA Solutions

    CEO and co-founder

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  • C. John Emerson

    Tait Communications

    Global CIO

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  • Richard Ertel and Scott Houston

    Seequent

    CIO and CTO

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  • Melissa Firth

    Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand

    Chief digital officer

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  • Neil Gong

    Airedale Property Trust

    Group ICT manager

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  • Andrew Goodin

    Zespri

    Global manager information services and currently acting chief digital officer

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  • Robert Holmes

    Origin Group

    Chief technology officer

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  • Thomas Hyde

    Beca

    Group director – delivery, CIO

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  • Paul Jepson

    Accident Compensation Corporation

    Chief information officer

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  • Ahmad Jubbawey

    Vensa Health

    Chief executive officer

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  • Richard Kay

    New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

    Chief information officer

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  • Andy Keiller

    University of Canterbury

    Chief information officer

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  • Mandy Kennedy

    Paperplus Group

    Chief information officer

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  • Tristin King and Kris Lander

    JUCY

    Head of technology and chief digital officer

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  • Geoff Leigh and Aaron Olphert

    Kordia

    Geoff Leigh, chief information officer and Aaron Olphert, chief digital officer

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  • Allan Lightbourne

    Tauranga City Council

    Chief digital officer

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  • Vidhya Makam

    Whanau Tahi

    Chief operating officer

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  • Jason Patrick Mangan

    University of Auckland

    Director IT services

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  • Igor Matich

    Dynamo6

    Founder and managing director

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  • Cameron McFie

    Rhipe

    Chief technology officer

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  • Michael Middlemiss

    Parliamentary Service

    Chief information officer

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  • Gerard Naish

    Ports of Auckland Ltd

    Head of ICT

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  • Angela Nash

    REANNZ

    Chief information and operating officer

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  • Cobus Nel

    Transpower

    General manager, information, services and technology (IST)

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  • Gerben Otter

    Fonterra

    Chief information officer

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  • Ed Overy

    KiwiRail

    Chief information officer

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  • Ursula Phillips

    PepsiCo

    Chief information officer

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  • Ewen Powell

    Chorus NZ

    Chief technology officer

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  • Duncan Reed

    Quotable Value

    Chief data officer

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  • Neville Richardson

    Gallagher Group

    Chief information officer

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  • Francoise Russo

    Toll Group

    Group chief information officer

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  • Dhaya Sivakumar

    Orion Health

    Executive vice president, integration & Amadeus

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  • Bob Smith

    Public Trust

    Chief executive officer

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  • Nathan John Steiner

    Veeam

    Head of systems engineering ANZ

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  • Lyndal Stewart

    Find My Study

    Director and CEO

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  • Grant Strang

    Te Wānanga o Aotearoa

    Executive director information technology (Tumuhangarau)

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  • Doug Stuart

    IBM

    New Zealand IT manager/CIO

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  • Dianna Taylor

    New Zealand Racing Board

    General manager technology

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  • Sarah Thirlwall

    Counties Manukau District Health Board

    Director strategic ICT transformation

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  • Mikal Todd

    solarcity New Zealand

    Chief information officer

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  • Shayne Tong

    Auckland District Health Board

    Chief of intelligence and informatics

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  • Chris Trigg

    Southern Cross Health Society

    Chief digital officer

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  • Johan Vendrig

    Orion Health

    Chief information officer

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  • Tracy Voice

    Ministry for Primary Industries

    Director, business technology and information services

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  • Tina Wakefield

    Ministry of Justice

    Deputy secretary ICT/chief information officer

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  • Stella Ward

    Canterbury District Health Board

    Executive director ICT and innovation

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  • Michael Whitehead

    WhereScape

    President and founder

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  • Darren Wilson

    AsureQuality

    Chief information officer

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  • Richard Wyke

    Figured

    Chief technology officer

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  • Pete Yates

    Healthlink

    Chief technology officer

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1
Avi Golan Chief digital officer Air New Zealand
2
David Kennedy Group CIO Transaction Services Group
3
Aaron Toatelegese Chief technology officer Bank of New Zealand
4
Craig Bunyan General manager technology ANZ Bank
5
Dawie Olivier Chief information officer Westpac New Zealand
6
Gary Baird Chief technology officer New Zealand Inland Revenue
7
Kevin Angland GM digital services, Mercury Mercury
8
Glen Willoughby General manager information technology Downer Group
9
David Hackshall Chief information officer Cochlear
10
Kevin Drinkwater Chief information officer Mainfreight
11
Paul Littlefair Chief information officer, LIC
12
Jen Cherrington-Mowat Executive general manager, technology and digital Genesis Energy
13
Deane Johns Chief information officer Co-op Money NZ
14
Mike Jenkins Founder and CEO The Instillery
15
Nikhil Ravishankar Chief digital officer Vector
16
Carmen Casagranda Chief information officer Cigna
17
Brian Northern Group CIO Fulton Hogan
18
Liz Gosling Chief information officer Auckland University of Technology
19
​Peter Muggleston Chief information officer Foodstuffs North Island
20
Nathan Scott Chief technology officer Valocity
21
John Bell Chief information officer Fletcher Building
22
Stuart Bloomfield Chief information officer Waitemata District Health Board
23
Timothy Kasbe Chief information officer and chief digital officer The Warehouse Group
24
Dr Claire Barber Chief digital officer Spark New Zealand
25
Simon Tong EGM technology innovation and payments ASB
26
David Habershon Chief information officer Ministry of Social Development
27
Lukasz Zawilski Chief information officer New Zealand Qualifications Authority
28
Nicholas Fourie Vice president - ICT Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
29
Ralph Chivers Chief information officer Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
30
Alan Adcock GM corporate Whangarei District Council

31 - 100(In alphabetical order)

James AllisonChief information officerhealthAlliance
Pieter BakkerGroup business technology director – Frucor Suntory GroupFrucor Suntory Group
Andrew BatesChief technology officerHarmoney
Anthony BitossiChief information officerStevenson Construction Materials
Cameron BrillChief information officerSt John
Chris BuxtonChief digital officerStats NZ
Julie CanepaCIO New Zealand and AustraliaCisco​
Tony CarpinterChief information officerNew Zealand Blood Service
Simon CaseyChief information officerBarfoot & Thompson
Todd CassieChief information officerHarcourts International
Simon ClarkeGM business solutions and technologyTrustpower
Craig ColumbusChief information officerRussell McVeagh
Sonya CrosbyChief innovation officerSkyCity Entertainment Group
Sean DavidsonGeneral manager, information technologyVTNZ
Mark DenvirICT directorAuckland Council
James DickinsonChief information officerBDO New Zealand
Chris DuranChief technology officerBiomatters
Atta ElayyanCEO and co-founderLWA Solutions
C. John EmersonGlobal CIOTait Communications
Richard Ertel and Scott HoustonCIO and CTOSeequent
Melissa FirthChief digital officerTe Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand
Neil GongGroup ICT managerAiredale Property Trust
Andrew GoodinGlobal manager information services and currently acting chief digital officerZespri
Robert HolmesChief technology officerOrigin Group
Thomas HydeGroup director – delivery, CIOBeca
Paul JepsonChief information officerAccident Compensation Corporation
Ahmad JubbaweyChief executive officerVensa Health
Richard KayChief information officerNew Zealand Trade and Enterprise
Andy KeillerChief information officerUniversity of Canterbury
Mandy KennedyChief information officerPaperplus Group
Tristin King and Kris LanderHead of technology and chief digital officerJUCY
Geoff Leigh and Aaron OlphertGeoff Leigh, chief information officer and Aaron Olphert, chief digital officerKordia
Trevor LeybourneHead of deliveryMYOB
Allan LightbourneChief digital officerTauranga City Council
Vidhya MakamChief operating officerWhanau Tahi
Jason Patrick ManganDirector IT servicesUniversity of Auckland
Igor MatichFounder and managing directorDynamo6
Cameron McFieChief technology officerRhipe
Michael MiddlemissChief information officerParliamentary Service
Gerard NaishHead of ICTPorts of Auckland Ltd
Angela NashChief information and operating officerREANNZ
Cobus NelGeneral manager, information, services and technology (IST)Transpower
Gerben OtterChief information officerFonterra
Ed OveryChief information officerKiwiRail
Ursula PhillipsChief information officerPepsiCo
Ewen PowellChief technology officerChorus NZ
Duncan ReedChief data officerQuotable Value
Jonathan RiceDirectorJoyn
Neville RichardsonChief information officerGallagher Group
Francoise RussoGroup chief information officerToll Group
Dhaya SivakumarExecutive vice president, integration & AmadeusOrion Health
Bob SmithChief executive officerPublic Trust
Jonathan SpenceCEO and CIOXtracta
Nathan John SteinerHead of systems engineering ANZVeeam
Lyndal StewartDirector and CEOFind My Study
Grant StrangExecutive director information technology (Tumuhangarau)Te Wānanga o Aotearoa
Doug StuartNew Zealand IT manager/CIOIBM
Dianna TaylorGeneral manager technologyNew Zealand Racing Board
Sarah ThirlwallDirector strategic ICT transformationCounties Manukau District Health Board
Mikal ToddChief information officersolarcity New Zealand
Shayne TongChief of intelligence and informaticsAuckland District Health Board
Chris TriggChief digital officerSouthern Cross Health Society
Johan VendrigChief information officerOrion Health
Tracy VoiceDirector, business technology and information servicesMinistry for Primary Industries
Tina WakefieldDeputy secretary ICT/chief information officerMinistry of Justice
Stella WardExecutive director ICT and innovationCanterbury District Health Board
Michael WhiteheadPresident and founderWhereScape
Darren WilsonChief information officerAsureQuality
Richard WykeChief technology officerFigured
Pete YatesChief technology officerHealthlink