About the Digital Leadership Initiative

Enabling business leaders to stay up-to-date in today’s rapidly changing business environments

Business and technology leaders are constantly being challenged by the dynamic nature of business, technology and customer needs. The continual influx of innovative new and emerging technologies demands a fundamental shift in both leadership approaches and technology adoption strategies across the organisation.

For anyone in leadership, making sense of the dizzying array of technology, opinions, advice, and media hype is no easy task. How best to proceed?

 
 

Why Digital Leadership?

One-day, intensive workshops that help you cut through the noise.
You will be equipped with contextually relevant, and up-to-date expert knowledge and skills so that you and your digital initiatives succeed.
Period.

 

Digital expertise

We cover Big Data, analytics, User Experience, customer research, enterprise digital strategy and business transformation, strategic leadership, innovation,  governance, agile, operations research, risk and architecture to name but a few.

The main focus for all workshops is Enterprise Leadership and how to succeed in these key areas.

 
 

Meet the Leadership team

Internationally and locally recognised experts in their respective fields who take a slice out of their busy schedules to co-develop, and co-facilitate a range of high value, intensive one day workshops.

 

Rob Livingstone

Rob Livingstone
Leadership Development & Advisory

Rob is a Director and owner of Livingstone Advisory. Launched in 2010, his multidisciplinary practice has helped clients spanned 40 industry verticals come to grips with the new world of IT and digital change. Rob is the author of two books, a sought-after mentor, columnist, speaker and regular news media commentator.

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Jason Wong

Jason Wong
Digital and Business Transformation

Jason Wong has held senior ICT leadership roles in some of Australia's most recognisable community and social outcome focussed organisations. He has successfully led and driven digital transformation initiatives resulting in the optimal use of digital technology organisation-wide.

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Mark van Rijmenam

Mark van Rijmenam
Big Data and Disruptive Innovation

Mark is the founder of Datafloq, the one-stop source for Big Data. Named a global top 10 Big Data influencer, he is an entrepreneur, a highly sought-after international public speaker, Big Data strategist, and the author of the bestselling book 'Think Bigger - Developing a Successful Big Data Strategy for Your Business.'

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Mike Feghali

Mike Feghali
User Experience research and design

Mike Feghali has researched and designed some of Australia's best-known digital experiences having worked with Taste, Westpac, Jurlique, CBA, Optus, Transport NSW, and NRMA to name a few.

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Independent leadership

Each member is vendor-independent and technology-agnostic. Being independent allows us to deliver objective, current and expert content that is relevant to your situation, without bias.

 

 
 

The first step in any Digital Leadership decision

It is our view that organisations striving to assess, justify, develop, implement and operate digital strategies are far better acquiring the relevant knowledge and skills from a trusted, experienced and objective source before they spend their first dollar.

 

How it all started

Early in 2016, Rob Livingstone, Jason Wong, Mark van Rijmenam and Mike Feghali (who have known each other professionally for some time),  got together over a coffee to share their latest industry insights, perspectives and experiences gained in their own businesses.

They came to the common realisation that most - if not all- executives and organisations that they had recent dealings with, were struggling with coming to grips with the new digital landscape.

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