Non Executive Director, Venture Investor, Business Advisor and Speaker; Non-executive Director of Telstra and Fletcher Building Limited; Over 30 years’ experience in the Information Technology and online Media industry
Exponential Conversation 1:
Transformational Leadership and Mindsets for The Future of Work (2.45pm – 4.30pm , Tuesday November 8th)
Plus participation in Gala Dinner Disruptive Debate and HOT SPOT program
Steve Vamos has more than thirty years’ experience in the Information Technology and on line Media industry and has lived and worked in Australia, the USA and Asia.
Steve serves as a Non Executive Director of Telstra (appointed September 2009) and Fletcher Building Limited (appointed July 2015). Steve also serves as a non-executive Director and advisor to a number of organisations that span start-ups and larger established organizations.
Steve is a member of the Advisory Board of the University of Technology Sydney Business School.
Previously roles that Steve has held include:
- Non Executive Director of Medibank Private (October 2011-March 2014) and David Jones (June 2012-February 2014)
- Vice President, Worldwide Sales and International Operations for Microsoft Corporation’s Online Services Group (OSG). He was responsible for the organization’s international business in more than 30 countries around the world. (2007 – 2008)
- Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft Australia and New Zealand (2003 – 2006)
- Chief Executive Officer of ninemsn, the on line joint venture between Microsoft and Australian media industry leader Publishing and Broadcasting Limited (1998-2002)
- Vice President and Managing Director of Apple Computer Asia Pacific (1996 to 1998)
- Managing Director of Apple Computer Australia (1994 to 1995)
- IBM Australia in a number of sales, marketing and general management positions (1980-93)
Steve was the founder and President of the Society for Knowledge Economics (SKE), a not for profit think tank which operated from 2005 – 2014, to encourage and promote new and better leadership and management practices which enable innovation, productivity and sustainability.
The Australian Financial Review has twice included Steve in the top five listing of the most influential members of the Australian technology industry.
Steve holds a degree in Civil Engineering (with Honors) from the University of New South Wales.