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ACS Industry Insights Leaders Series: People to Data and Everything in Between

Join us for a fireside chat with Craig Penfold, CTO, Rome2Rio, discussing how to lead a culture of innovation with data

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Thu, 12 Aug, 10:00 AM

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    Thu, 12 Aug, 05:30 PM

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    Thu, 12 Aug, 06:30 PM
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<p><img alt="Industry Insights - Craig Penfold" src=";oid=00D90000000o5NE&amp;lastMod=1627273418000"></img><br><br>ACS would like to invite you to join our upcoming ACS Industry Insights Leaders Series event on Thursday 12 August, 5.30pm AEST, that will dive into the power of data to lead people and digital transformations in an organisation. Craig Penfold, CTO of Rome2Rio, will join Jo Stewart-Rattray, Chief Security Officer, Silverchain, in this virtual fireside chat. Rome2Rio is a multi-modal travel search company that returns itineraries for air, train, coach, ferry, mass transit and driving options to and from any location. With the lockdown on travel, how has Rome2Rio adapted to the turbulence?<br><br>From analysing an organisation’s data maturity to leading the change in culture and technology, Craig will discuss:<br>•    How to utilize data beyond a reporting tool and as a decision tool<br>•    Driving orgnisations through a culture of innovation despite global shifts and barriers<br>•    How to be at the forefront of technological change from customer data and online behaviour</p> <p><i>For the sole purpose of registering you for this event, your registration details have been shared with Redback conferencing. Please refer to the Redback Data Policy at for confirmation that the data will not be used for any other purpose outside of this webinar.</i></p>

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Data management (DATM) -> Level 6


Jo Stewart-Rattray

Jo Stewart-Rattray

Jo has over 25 years experience in the IT field some of which were spent as CIO in the Utilities space, and 18 in the Information Security arena. She underpins her information technology and security background with her qualifications in education and management. Jo specialises in consulting in information security issues with a particular emphasis on governance in both the commercial and operational areas of businesses. Jo provides strategic advice to organisations across a number of industry sectors including banking and finance, utilities, automotive manufacturing, tertiary education, retail and government. Jo is actively involved with the Australian Computer Society, at state and national level, and she is currently serving as an Elected Director on ISACA?s international Board of Directors and is Chair of its global women's leadership initiative.

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Craig Penfold

Craig Penfold

Craig has been in the Australian technology space for 24 years with his most recent experiences being in executive leadership roles at Yahoo7, SEEK and Rome2rio.

His current role of CTO and Head of Product at Rome2rio sees him responsible for the entire Product Development function at the Melbourne-based travel scale up. Rome2rio's vision is to be the world's trusted companion for planning travel - a vision that has had it's challenges over the last 18 months.

Craig's focus on bringing cutting edge technology and people-focused leadership together is core to his success and critical for the companies he's been involved with.

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ACS Industry Insights Leaders Series: People to Data and Everything in Between

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