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2024 CIO Summit Speakers

International Keynotes

Learn from global ICT leaders

The CIO Summit brings together globally renowned tech leaders and visionaries. Gain insights from the best minds shaping the future of technology, all in one place. Network with industry peers and share ideas, but also learn from international expertise directly applicable to the New Zealand market. It's your chance to bridge the gap and propel your tech strategy forward.

Meet the 2024 international keynote speakers.

Sandra Ng

Group Vice President & General Manager
IDC Asia/Pacific

Cindy Taibi

Former Chief Information Officer
The New York Times 
(United States)

Giovanni Rutigliano

Chief Digital Officer
IKEA Australia & New Zealand

John O'Driscoll

Victoria Government Chief Information Security Officer
Department of Premier & Cabinet

Kate Romanova

Former Group Head of Technology, Strategy & Innovation

Krish Goundar

Head of Digital Delivery

NSW State Emergency Service 

Guillaume Lairloup

Former Head of Technology - France 2023

Rugby World Cup Organisation Committee

Linus Lai

Vice President
IDC Australia

Featured Speakers

Anthony Thompson

Sustainability Manager and Te Ao Māori Strategy Lead, Co-Chairman of Te Rōpū Māori o SkyCity   

SkyCity Entertainment Group 

Bindi Norwell

Group Chief Executive


Dr. Bryan Ng

Chief Data & Analytics Officer

New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE)

Dean Navarro

Head of Information Security

Fidelity Life 

Emily Isle

Chief Digital Officer


Dr. Ganesh Nana


Leigh Donoghue

Chief Data & Digital 

Health New Zealand - Te Whatu Ora 

Grace de Leon

City Initiatives Lead

Smart Christchurch

Scott Pyles

Chief Technology Officer


Nathan Sri

Human Experience Lead APAC


Rob Bensley

Head of Digital Advisory


Louise Francis

Country Manager NZ and AP Public Sector Research Lead
IDC New Zealand

Angela Henderson

Chief Information Officer
Fidelity Life

Mitchell Pham

Board Member


Mary-Elizabeth Tuck

Chief Sustainability & Master Planning Officer

Auckland Airport 

Aaron Middleton



Kristin Sherman

Executive Manager of Value Realisation Office

Suncorp New Zealand

Nisha Clark

Chief Information Officer

Abano Healthcare Group Limited

Roxanne Salton

Chief Digital Officer

Kendra Ross

We Love Cyber

Alexandra Smart 

Chief Technology Officer
Southern Cross Travel Insurance


Sunil Dhunnookchand

Chief Information Officer - Pacific

Coca-Cola Europacific

Nisha Clark

Chief Information Officer

Abano Healthcare Group Limited

Angela Henderson

Chief Information Officer
Fidelity Life

More speakers to be announced...