Joe Locandro
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Joe Locandro

Chief Digital and Technology Officer
Joe Locandro has been in various IT executive and CIO positions during his career. His key focus areas have been on IT strategy and policy formation, strategic systems development, IT infrastructure, Innovation and developing initiatives supportive of business objectives. A veteran in IT management, consulting and marketing, Mr. Locandro’s career includes positions with a number of international blue-chip organisations. He has, held a variety of Chief Information Officer posts in various industry sectors ranging from energy to airlines. Mr. Locandro has served as a Board member and Council Member of Société Internationale de Telecommunications Aéronautiques (SITA). He has also served as the Chairman of the HKCS CIO Board and serves on numerous IT related advisory boards for Hong Kong Government, universities, statutory authorities and the Hong Kong Computer Society. Mr Locandro has been widely recognised for his achievements in industry and awarded several accolades including CIO of the year, top 100 global CIO of the year and Asia IT Innovator award. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Commerce from University of Melbourne, a graduate diploma in Marketing from Monash University and Strategic Application of Information Technology from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
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Monday, 28 October, 2019 11:30 AM|Monday, 28 October, 2019 12:00 PM
Panel: Digital Leaders in Utilities

This panel discussion has been assembled to explore the key challenges and opportunities facing CIOs in the Utilities Sector. The panel will offer reflections on leadership in digital era, transformation, digital ecosystems, talent management, incubating innovation, along with leading IT / OT and asset management initiatives.

Monday, 28 October, 2019 01:15 PM|Monday, 28 October, 2019 02:15 PM
Roundtable: Creating a Frictionless Energy Market

As an independent system operator for numerous electricity and gas markets throughout Australia, one of AEMO's goals is to lower the barriers to entry and provide a frictionless experience for anyone participating in the energy market. Effectively sharing data is critical to the success of our industry. The methods by which our sector currently shares data has served a purpose; however, some estimate managing exceptions and data quality run into the tens of millions each year. With the integration of distributed energy resources, the growth in third parties such as energy aggregators, and new start-ups leveraging consumer approved access to their consumption data, the issues associated with sharing data will become exponentially worse. This roundtable will discuss how the industry can collaborate and leverage digital technologies to address these growing pain points.

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