About the author
Newton Braga is a highly experienced C level leader working for 15+ years in IT strategy, business technology transformation, business and technology operations, and solutions delivery, across a range of industry and organisations.
He has led strategic IT projects, business improvement projects and renovations, cost reductions and process improvements in the delivery of innovative and key technology products and services, focusing on innovation, efficiency, customer service and sustainability.
Having worked in leadership roles across different industries, in the private, public and higher education sectors, Newton Braga's sound experience includes working in senior positions such as:
- Head of Information and Communication Technology at UNSW / Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA), in Canberra, ACT, Australia.
- Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Screen Australia and Australian Film Commission, in Sydney, NSW, Australia.
- Australia / New Zealand Information Technology Director at Young & Rubicam and Hapag-Lloyd, in Sydney, NSW, Australia.
His experience also includes working overseas, as IT Performance and Capacity Planning senior officer at PRODEMGE, Minas Gerais state owned information and communication technology company, in Brazil.
Newton Braga has a Master in Business Administration (MBA) postgraduate degree (Australian Graduate School of Management - AGSM, UNSW Australia) and a Bachelor Electrical Engineering degree (Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil) and he is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish.