Managing Director, ANZ, Ceridian
Brian Joins Ceridian from Oracle where over 6 years he held several Asia Pacific leadership positions including VP & Head of CX Cloud Apps, Head of Apps Strategy and Head of Alliances & Channels JAPAC.
During his time at Oracle he was a key member of the JAPAC leadership team that oversaw a pivot to Cloud and drove significant growth towards a leadership position in the SaaS market.
Prior to Oracle Brian led a number of North American & European software businesses in APAC including the Nasdaq listed Verint Systems Inc, KANA Software, Sword Group and solutions provider Ciboodle holding various roles from Managing Director to Senior Vice President and Regional CEO. In all cases he was responsible for strategy, growth, operations and profitability within the region and also helped close several successful M&A deals.
Brian started his career in Consulting for Anglo-Dutch IT firm CMG and spent time in the Telco Sector with pan European operator AT&T Unisource and also Motorola Inc.
He qualified with a Bachelor degree with Highest Distinction in Information Technology & Marketing through studies at both the University of Paisley (UK) and the Amsterdam University of Applied Science (Netherlands). Brian also completed a variety of subjects from the MBA programmes at both Macquarie Graduate School of Management and AGSM.
He speaks English with a Scots accent, reasonable Dutch with an Amsterdam accent, is a big sports fan and lives in Sydney with his wife Marie and 2 boys.