About Me

Dez Blanchfield

{ email } dez@blanchfield.com.au
{ phone } 0414 464 356
{ address } Sydney, NSW, Australia

 

Personal Statement

A strategic leader with 25 years experience in the IT industry developing strategy and implementing business initiatives.

  • Strong business acumen gained through working with a variety of senior executives and aligning Information Technology activities to meet business objectives.
  • Extensive strategy and planning skills, analytical and problem solving skills and ability to ‘think outside the box’
  • Excellent leadership, evangelism, communication and interpersonal skills, able to innovate and deliver successful outcomes
  • Exceptional facilitation and presentation skills with a knack for simplifying complex and technical information for intended and diverse audience groups
  • Expertise in motivating global teams across organizations to achieve common goals
  • Ability to quickly build relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience managing multimillion dollar projects & business budgets

 

Specialties:

  • Cloud Computing
  • Virtualization
  • Distributed Computing
  • Big Data & Analytics
  • Infrastructure & Architecture
  • Data Centres / Telecoms / Networks
  • IT Accommodation / Hosting / Outsourcing
  • Security & Regulatory Compliance
  • Systems, Application & Services Audit / Discovery

OEM’s of note:

  • Hewlett Packard
  • Sun Microsystems
  • Pyramid
  • Fujitsu

Commercial Organisations of note:

  • News Corporation
  • Woolworths
  • Ergon Energy
  • Telstra
  • QANTAS
  • IBM
  • Dimension Data / NTT
  • Westpac Banking Corporation
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Downer EDi
  • OneSteel
  • CSC
  • Westfield
  • AMP
  • MLC

Federal & State Government agencies of note:

  • Department of Defense
  • Department of Finance
  • Australian Taxation Office
  • Department of Immigration
  • Australian Electoral Commission
  • National Disability Insurance Agency
  • Australian Federal Police
  • NSW Roads & Traffic Authority
  • NSW Office of State Revenue
  • NSW State Transit Authority
  • NSW Police
  • Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)