Jenny Beresford is a creative technologist who believes strongly in the transformative power of data and digital to enhance our lives and sustain our future on this planet.
She is an internationally recognised digital and technology specialist, with a background in management consulting, as a digital business advisor, and as a CIO. Prior to joining CAUDIT, her roles included CIO with Pearson in APAC, CIO at Swinburne University, and executive positions with NAB, Proudfoot Consulting, ANZ Bank, Mahindra-BT, Extraprise Consulting and SMS Consulting Group.
Recently, as Research Director (Strategy and Innovation) with Gartner, Jenny was an advisor to CIOs, CDOs, CEOs and Boards in diverse sectors, industries and organisations, across the world – from Russia to China, UK to Turkey, Belgium to Brazil. Her research specialisations include technology and digital business strategy, enterprise agile transformation, digital product roadmaps and workplace cultures.
Jenny is grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the advancement of digital teaching, learning and research, which she believes are the most powerful levers we have for social change, equity and innovation in our economy and our society. Jenny has lived and worked in Australia, Hong Kong, the UK and India.
Her qualifications include a BA (Fine Arts and English Literature) and an MBA from the University Of Queensland. She is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), and a 30 year+ member of the Australian Computer Society (ACS).