Australian Information Industry Association


AIIA Victoria Public Sector & ICT Industry Tribe event

Date: Thursday 21 March 2019

Time: 12:00 pm - 01:30 pm

Where: The Odd One Out125 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

Enquiries: Kerryn Nelson 0397853050

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The AIIA Victoria Council invites you to attend the March Public Sector Tribe lunch and networking event, to be held on Thursday, 21 March 2019.

Introduced in July 2018, the Public Sector Tribe event series has focused on building a committed community across the tech industry and government, recognising strengths in building networks and holding regular discussions to address many of the issues facing our industry.

Central to these monthly Tribe events will be presentations from government executives on their charters and challenges.

The March event will feature a presentation by Tien-Ti Mak, Corporate Innovation, Bain & Co and Sam Hannah-Rankin, Acting Executive Director, Public Sector Reform, Department of Premier and Cabinet.

Future 2019 Public Sector Tribe events have been scheduled for:

11 April        Topic to be advised
20 June       Topic to be advised

Sponsorship opportunities are also still available for each of the events in the ‘Tribe’ series.

Guest Speakers

Tien-Ti Mak
Corporate Innovation, Bain & Co

Tien-Ti leads the Corporate Innovation Practice at Bain & Co which helps corporate clients innovate more effectively – from incubating new businesses through to partnering with start-ups.

Prior to that, Tien-Ti was Innovation Partner and CTO at Australia Post. He helped to drive customer led innovation through corporate venturing, new business incubation, and the exploration of disruptive technologies. He was a key agent of culture change within the enterprise, championing new ways of working and a customer focused, lean start-up mindset.  As the Chief Technology Officer of Australia Post, Tien-Ti was also accountable for the Technology and Digital strategy and architecture across the enterprise.

Prior to that, Tien-Ti had a successful career in consulting with Accenture and The Customer Experience Company.  He has played pivotal roles in major transformation programs for a number of large organisations.  He constantly challenges the status quo, and is a highly creative problem solver.

Tien-Ti's career has spanned over two decades across a variety of industries including telecommunications, insurance, superannuation, banking, government and logistics.

Sam Hannah-Rankin
Acting Executive Director, Public Sector Reform, Department of Premier and Cabinet

Sam Hannah-Rankin is the Acting Executive Director for Public Sector Reform in DPC, a division that includes the Behavioural Insights Unit, the Victorian Centre for Data Insights, the Innovation Network and the Public Sector Innovation Fund.

Sam specialises in driving change in mature organisations, and has held senior executive roles in strategy, corporate development, risk management and operations at Australia Post, Bendigo Bank and Fairfax Digital. She has also worked as a management consultant across both the public and private sectors.


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