(Grantly Mailes, Chief Technology Advocate, Deputy Secretary, Innovation & Technology Division, Department of State Development, Business and Innovation and Ernest Stabek, Vice Chairman, ACS Victoria)
On Wednesday 8 May, the Australian Computer Society welcomed Grantly Mailes as an Honorary Member of the Victorian Branch of the ACS at the ACS Leaders Breakfast.
Grantly Mailes is the Chief Technology Advocate and Deputy Secretary for the Innovation and Technology Division at the Department of State Development Business and Innovation (DSDBI).
In March 2013, Grantly was appointed Chief Technology Advocate for the Victorian Government – responsible for the delivering of the Victorian Government ICT strategy.
As Chief Technology Advocate, Grantly provides direction and co-ordination in information management and technology within the Victorian Government.
In his role as Deputy Secretary at DSDBI, Grantly has responsibility for innovation and technology across Victoria. This includes leading a team to inform and implement the Victorian Government's policy, programs and other initiatives to encourage research, innovation, commercialisation and technology diffusion to drive sustainable and enduring economic growth for Victoria.
Grantly was elected an Honorary Member in appreciation of the Victorian Government's continued recognition and support of the ICT profession and industry. Ernest Stabek, Vice Chairman, ACS Victoria, presented Grantly with an honorary plaque at the Breakfast function.
We welcome Grantly Mailes as an Honorary Member.