SAUG Executive Council meeting


  • Andrew Ritchie

    Manager – IT Services, Officeworks, and Chairperson, SAUG

    Andrew is a senior IT executive, change agent and leader who is passionate about achieving strategic outcomes. He is the IT Program Manager at Officeworks and leads the IT Engagement Team including Project Management; Business Analysis; Solution Architecture; Training; Help Desk and IT Provisioning. Andrew has over 20 years’ experience in leadership roles across Information Technology within the retail sector. Prior to Officeworks, he has held roles with Coles, Millers Retail, Big W and Toys R Us. Andrew is currently the Chairperson of SAUG.
  • Peter McLure

    SEC Steering Committee Chair / Chief Information Officer

    Peter is currently the CIO for MMG. Previously he spent a number of years at BHP Billiton, in a variety of global positions including Group Manager IT Strategy, CIO Marketing and CIO Petroleum.
  • Tim Reid

    Solution Architect Supply Chain Management

    Tim is the SCM Solution Architect at Lion, is curious about all things business and technology, and passionate about delivering value through workplace and marketplace innovation. In addition to this, he leads a pilot group of innovation champions that are exploring how traditional IT can remain relevant through techniques such as design thinking and agile, and technologies such as digital platforms, mobility and IoT.
  • Ray Wang

    Constellation Research, Inc (USA)
    Author, Founder, Chairman and Principal Analyst, Constellation Research

    R "Ray" Wang is a highly sought after thought leader and speaker. His dynamic speaking style brings energy and enthusiasm to a range of topics including how disruptive technologies impact the future of work, next generation customer experience, matrix commerce, data to decisions, digital marketing transformation, technology optimisation and innovation, and Consumerisation of IT. As the Principal Analyst and CEO at Constellation Research, Inc., he also authors the popular enterprise software blog "A Software Insider’s Point of View". With viewership in the millions of page views a year, his blog provides insight into how disruptive technologies and new business models impact the enterprise.
  • Bruce McKinnon

    SAP Asia Pacific Japan
    Head of Digital Business Services

    Bruce is currently the interim Head of Digital Business Services Asia Pacific Japan (APJ), in addition to his current position as the Head of Digital Business Services for SAP Australia & New Zealand (ANZ). He leads SAP Service delivery and support for the APJ market, providing services including Consulting, Premium Engagements, Custom Development and Enterprise Support. He is responsible for providing leadership across the Digital Business Services APJ organisation, to SAP’s customers and to the external SAP ecosystem of partners and analysts.
  • Laurence Bennett

    Woolworths Limited
    Head of SAP Application Technology

    Laurence is the Head of SAP Application Technology at Woolworths, leading the teams that are responsible for the development, enhancement and maintenance of the SAP applications and landscapes. His prior roles have included application management roles across ERP and BI, business transformation programme management, as well as system implementation and consulting experience.
  • Paul Marriott

    SAP Asia Pacific Japan
    Senior Vice President, Digital Core

    Paul Marriott is Senior Vice President of Digital Core at SAP Asia Pacific Japan. In this role he leads all regional sales teams for ERP (i.e., SAP S/4HANA, SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud, SAP Business One, SAP Business byDesign), SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, and Digital Supply Chain & Manufacturing. An established IT and business leader with more than 20 years of experience, he most recently served as the region’s Chief Operating Officer. In this capacity, he led a successful cloud transformation program, established focus on the region’s strategic partners, incorporated social impact activities, sponsored an Early Talent program, as well as supported the development of the Asia Soaring strategy which he operationalized through the COO go-to-market process. Paul also provided executive sponsorship to many customers across the region, building a strong customer base and supporting SAP’s strategy to put customer’s first. Prior to this, Paul successfully served as the Senior Vice President of Database & Analytics solutions for the region where he was instrumental in driving the business strategy and sales execution to meet the Database & Analytics license and revenue goals, including the successful adoption of the SAP HANA platform. Before joining SAP, Paul spent more than 10 years at Oracle Corporation driving database and middleware strategy and customer adoption across Asia Pacific, EMEA, and Europe. Paul holds a bachelor’s degree in both Applied Physics & Computer Science from Staffordshire University as well as a master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Essex. Outside of work, Paul has a keen interest in youth rugby and coaches the U10 squad at the Tanglin Rugby Club in Singapore.
  • Hala Zeine

    SAP SE
    SVP - SAP Portfolio & Commercialisation Strategy

    As Senior Vice President of SAP Portfolio and Commercialisation Strategy, Hala advises the SAP Executive Board on all investment decisions in SAP’s product portfolio and related business models. Her role spans from strategy and investments in product development, go-to-market, service and cloud delivery, to commercialisation strategy and pricing for all SAP Products. Hala serves as a member of the leadership teams of SAP’s executive board areas for Product & Innovation and Global Customer Operations.
  • Peter Harkin

    SAP Asia Pacific Japan
    Head of SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud & Managed Services

    With more than 33 years of experience in the IT industry, Peter is responsible for SAP’s go-to-market strategy for HANA Enterprise Cloud (HEC) across the APJ Region. He has overseen the successful launch, development and proliferation of SAP’s Managed Private Cloud offering, to the extent where HEC is the fastest growing Cloud line of business within SAP. Helping customers adopt HANA faster with less risk, all while having the platform managed by the organisation that knows SAP best – SAP. Peter has held a number of roles in SAP. He previously led the sales and delivery teams for HANA Services across the region, prior to that he was Head of Business Analytics Services, where he was responsible for driving accelerated growth in the APJ Consulting business for SAP’s suite of Business Analytics software.
  • Gerlinde Zibulski

    SAP SE
    Global Head of SAP Security & Identity Management

    Gerlinde has worked for SAP since 1999, starting as an International HR Consultant implementing the SAP HCM modules at customers. Gerlinde then moved into Technology Product Management specialising in Security for more than 13 years now. She has run the SAP Security Product Management organisation since 2009, being responsible for SAP’s security products in the area of Identity Management, Authentication, Single Sign-On, Cloud Identity Management, Threat Detection, Security Vulnerability Code Scan and SAP HCP platform security. She has multi-cultural experience from her three & a half year stint as a Security Product Manager for SAP Labs, Palo Alto, and a half-year as an SAP Fellow at SAP CIS, Moscow. Gerlinde holds a Masters Degree in Economics from Private University Witten/Herdecke.
  • David Payne

    Amazon Web Services
    Head of Major ISVs, APAC

    David is based in Singapore and leads the business that enables customers and partners to successfully deploy SAP and other enterprise software in the AWS Cloud. He joined AWS in 2015, after more than ten years with SAP, where he held leadership roles in strategic business development, solution management and the field. His experience spans North America and Asia Pacific and expertise includes analytics, applications and platforms.
  • Paul Migliorini

    Amazon Web Services
    Managing Director ANZ

    Paul leads the Amazon Web Services business (AWS) across the ANZ region. For 10 years, Amazon Web Services has been the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 70 fully featured services for computer, storage, databases, analytics, mobile, IoT and enterprise applications. Prior to joining AWS, Paul held leadership roles in Asia and Australia with BT, Motorola, Regus and Ernst & Young. Most recently, as the CEO for Regus ANZ and Regional Managing Director for South Asia (ASEAN & ANZ) at BT. Paul is deeply passionate about the role technology plays in helping customers to innovate and transform.
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