Grant Saxon, BDO Sydney’s Office Managing Partner, said the appointment signalled the increasing demand from clients needing expert advice in delivering large-scale technology projects.
“With the increasing focus on AI, data streaming and cloud software applications, the alignment between corporate strategies and IT strategies is more important than ever before,” Grant said.
“Integrating technology into a business strategy and operating model from the ground up is the most effective way to maximise efficiency and minimise risk.”
Sebastian Stevens, Partner in Charge of Advisory for BDO Sydney added: “We’re delighted that Kamal is joining BDO’s Technology Advisory team.
“This group specialise in projects that are focussed on the redesign of technology architecture and the transformation of IT operating models.
“The team provides strategic advice to clients to enable them to achieve their IT goals and objectives, particularly for:
- Technology strategy and planning
- Technology solution design and business case
- Technology solution procurement.
“Our Technology Advisory Team works closely with Chief Information Officers (CIOs); Chief Data Officers (CDOs) and IT executives throughout the technology lifecycle to define strategy, maximise value and enable enhanced business performance. We can also help to identify and manage technology risk.”
With over 20 years’ experience, Kamal has successfully led and delivered multiple large-scale transformation projects for corporates, government FMCGs and technology leaders, including: Woolworth, Coles, Goodman Fielder, Caltex, Unilever, Fonterra, Nufarm, nbn, Telstra, Transport for NSW.
He was most recently a Partner in Performance Improvement Advisory at EY with a focus on Digital Supply Chain and Operations.