Craig is a technology and thought leader within the industry with over 30 years of experience in the software, financial services and telecommunication sectors, ranging from large corporations to start-up environments. Craig joined IBM after a leadership position as CTO/CIO at Aconex, the #1 SaaS cloud collaboration platform for digital project delivery in the construction industry, where he was responsible for all aspects of technology and product software engineering. Before Aconex, Craig was Director of Infrastructure and Cloud Solutions at Telstra, leading the “Cloud First”, “Multi-Cloud”, and “Network Cloudification” strategies to move Telstra and its customers to Hybrid Multi-Cloud. Craig has also held the position of CISO at Australia Post Digital Mailbox and various leadership positions at ANZ & PwC in Australia and RBS, Standard Life and BSkyB in Europe.
Craig now serves as the IBM Consulting Hybrid Cloud Transformation Leader for Asia Pacific & China. Craig served nine years with the Royal Air Force and holds a Masters in Strategic Information Systems with Merit from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow and post-graduate certifications in FinTech, Management & Executive Management Development. Craig has several industry qualifications and digital badges across all aspects of technology, including cloud technologies such as AWS. GCP, RedHat and IBM Cloud.