March 02, 2022; Brisbane, Australia: Leading Australian technology services and solutions provider, Data#3, today announced that it has appointed Graham Robinson as Data#3’s first-ever Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
The CTO position is an investment by Data#3 to continue to build and strengthen its relationships with world-leading technology partners and ensure that Data#3 is ahead of the technology curve to help customers to deliver their digital future.
Speaking of the recent appointment, Data#3 Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Laurence Baynham, said “Data#3 is focused on helping customers to harness the power of people and technology for a better future. The appointment of Graham into the CTO role allows us to further leverage the increased pace of technological change to provide even better value to our customers. The creation of the CTO role reflects Data#3’s maturity, growth and customer-first approach. Congratulations to Graham on this well-deserved promotion.”
An ICT professional with over 25 years’ industry experience,14 of which have taken place at Data#3, Robinson’s former position was as Group Practice Manager. The CTO position is an evolution of Robinson’s previous role and, as such, he’ll maintain leadership responsibilities across Data#3’s Solutions Group and Practice Management Team.
“This isn’t just the next step in my own journey, but reflects the evolution of Data#3 and its amazing people – and I’m incredibly proud of what we’ve already achieved together. I love what I do and accepting the CTO position is an opportunity to leverage my passion further,” said Robinson.
“Technology isn’t about products or datasheets, it’s about using a set of mind-blowing tools to solve real world problems; whether it’s for the person at the desk next to you, or someone on the other side of world. With the exponential technologies converging around us, there’s never been a more exciting time to be in tech,” concluded Robinson.
Data#3 Executive General Manager, Brad Colledge, commented, “Graham has contributed significantly to the business in his role as Group Practice Manager, driving our solutions and vendor practice. Graham’s CTO responsibilities will continue to advance Data#3 through an external focus to deliver a seamless solutions strategy. I look forward to seeing Graham leverage his wealth of experience and passion to help customers to solve their business challenges through the use of innovative technology.”
Prior to joining Data#3 in 2008, Robinson developed professional services practices within both Tier 1 and Tier 2 Australian ICT service providers, specialising in mobility and collaboration solutions. In addition to various industry qualifications, Robinson holds a Bachelor of Science, a Master of Commerce, and a Master of Law from the University of New South Wales.
Graham Robinson, CTO, Data#3