SXiQ has appointed Stefano Tempesta into the newly created, key technical role of Chief Technology Officer – Digital & Product Development, responsible for continuing to develop SXiQ’s offerings and solutions in the Intelligent Workplace, Application Modernisation, Data and AI arenas.
Stefano is the third pillar of the SXiQ Technical Leadership team, taking on the function of innovative digital solutions development and sits alongside the Cloud CTO (Simon Heath) and Implementation Architecture CTO (Mike Young).
Tempesta comes to SXiQ with a significant pedigree of experience, as one of only 160 of the world’s top technology visionaries, a Microsoft Regional Director chosen by Microsoft specifically for his proven cross-platform expertise, community leadership, and commitment to business results. Stefano is a Microsoft MVP (Most Valued Professional) for Azure, A.I. and Business Applications categories.
This senior appointment continues SXiQ’s commitment to driving innovation for their clients and creating meaningful solutions and offerings, which unshackle customers, accelerate their innovation, and drive increased business value through visionary use of technology.
“My goal at SXiQ is to lead us into new territories and build on the superb Cloud & Intelligent Workplace practices already in place at SXiQ. I am excited about the possibilities to directly influence the direction that our Clients take in their digital transformation journeys, via innovation and ground-breaking new solutions, using technology to improve the lives of people at work.” Tempesta said.
Stefano will report to SXiQ Executive General Manager Digital Transformation, Cameron Smith, who said the business will benefit from the new CTO’s extensive Microsoft & IT background.
“Stefano is a technology leader with 20 years of experience in software architecture design and development. As an author, a public speaker, a blogger, an event organizer and an ambassador of beautiful software, we are confident Stefano will deliver a new level of education & visionary leadership to our Clients & our team.” says Cameron Smith
Stefano was awarded “Gold Disruptor” by Australian Computer Society in the ICT Professional of the Year category in 2019 and is an in-demand keynote speaker who recently took to the stage at Microsoft Ignite in Sydney.