David Thodey AO
The AADA Carsales Luncheon
Wednesday 20 September – 12:30PM – AADA Central
Enjoy a fantastic lunch featuring an address from one of Australia’s science, technology and telecommunications leaders.
David Thodey AO
David Thodey AO is Chairman of Australia’s national scientific research agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). He is also Chair of Jobs for NSW and on the Advisory Boards of SquarePeg Capital and UHG.
Mr Thodey was Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Telstra from May 2009 until he formally retired from the CEO position in April 2015. He was credited with transforming Telstra from a large, unwieldy telecommunications bureaucracy into a modern technology company.
Mr Thodey’s previous 22-year career at IBM comprised a number of senior marketing and sales positions, including CEO of IBM Australia/New Zealand. He has extensive experience in information and communications technology, digital business, data services and digital services.
He is an inspiring leader who builds extraordinary teams and winning cultures by creating career opportunities that challenge, provide a strong learning environment and enable top talent to have an impact.
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