Bob Hayward is an executive advisor to AMA INFOTECH
Bob Hayward was Senior Vice President and Research
Fellow in Gartner, the world¡¯s leading IT consultancy.
Bob was responsible for growth strategy for Gartner
in Asia Pacific and Japan, for business development
and for representing Gartner Research in the region.
He has over 20 years experience in the IT industry,
working in Europe, USA and Asia/Pacific at various
senior levels within the Software industry. Bob
has managed Asia/Pacific operations for Candle
Corporation, and introduced Tivoli Systems into
Asia/Pacific through his own distribution company.
Bob travels throughout Asia Pacific (from China
through Australia through Japan) meeting with
the most senior executives in the IT industry,
as well as the boards of many major public companies
and senior regional politicians. He has personally
met with John Chambers (CISCO), Michael Dell (Dell),
Larry Ellison (Oracle) and Craig Mundie (CTO of
Microsoft). Within the past year, Bob has had
meetings with the Federal Ministers of ICT for
India, Singapore, Australia, China and Japan,
as well as time spent with several regional state
governors and premiers and dozens of CEOs.
He is a frequent speaker at various conferences
and seminars across the region. He continues to
be a prolific author of Gartner research reports,
personally preparing major Gartner documents such
as ¡°The Maturity of IT in Asia/Pacific¡± and ¡°Australia¡¯s
ICT Future¡±. Bob is frequently quoted in the media,
including national newspapers and regional business
magazines. He has a regular column on Innovation
in the Australian Business Review Weekly magazine.
He has also appeared on CNBC, BBC World and CNN
International, as well as Channel Seven, Channel
Nine and ABC in Australia.
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