The Committee

The INCITE Awards would not be possible without the tireless hours of organisation by the following committee members.

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Sue McLennan

Sue McLennan

Sue McLennan is the Event Manager for the WAITTA INCITE Awards and has run the awards program since 2001. Sue is the Director of Stars Event Management and is also the Event Partner for the AIIA.I have been a member of the ACS for more than 40 years; I joined the WAITTA Awards committee in 2004 and have chaired the Judging Sub-committee since then. Currently a member of the INCITE Awards Committee
Chris Hill

Chris Hill

I am an entrepreneurial Telecommunications Engineer, three decades in the hot seat, with a particular interest in long range and remote area communications. It's a pleasure to support WAITTA in their mission of showcasing successful and sustainable technology-oriented businesses in Western Australia, and helping to build future opportunities.
Sue Findlay

Sue Findlay

I love to help companies make both mental shifts and organisational changes to help them win more business. I am currently the Chair of WAITTA and the MC & Chair of the Incite Awards Organising Committee.
Gregg Boalch

Gregg Boalch

I’m responsible for the marketing of the INCITE Awards and chair WAITTA’s Alliance Advisory Group. My interest is how we best manage the ever increasing technology-induced changes to our communities. I am an iAwards lead judge, and also run a Consultancy practice, mentor STEM teachers and the next generation, work with the homeless and I occasionally play guitar.
Geoff Harben

Geoff Harben

Geoff leads KPMG's Business Development and Marketing teams as Head of Markets WA and is also General Manager Public sector with specific business development responsibility for growing KPMG's public sector line of business in WA. He has assisted on the WAITTA committee almost since its inception and is a long-standing committee member of the AIIA and ACS.
Bruce Wilson

Bruce Wilson

I have been a member of the ACS for more than 40 years; I joined the WAITTA Awards committee in 2004 and have chaired the Judging Sub-committee since then.
Lisa Dykes

Lisa Dykes

I am currently the WA State Manager for Esri Australia, Australia’s leading provider of location intelligence technology. I am a passionate advocate for the power of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to transform enterprise and government. In my spare time I am a keen collector of antique maps – especially those that provide a unique perspective on how we view and understand our history and surroundings.
Michael Coles

Mike Coles

Founding member of WAITTA Management Committee, past Chair and member of WAITTA/Incite committee since 1992. Managing Director at MCM Consulting, experienced CIO, General Manager Technology, Project Director, Consultant, Volunteer and Mentor with MBA and degree in IT and accounting.
Celia Jordaan

Celia Jordaan

With over 22 years international and corporate experience, I work in the areas of procurement, tenders, supply chain, contract management, law and risk. As chief judge, I bring the ability to apply the rules of probity, transparency and fairness to the role. I am a keen advocate for improving the way how business and governments can improve the way they procure innovation into their business.
Samuel Millett

Samuel Millett

My areas of speciality include concise briefings, speechwriting, clear strategy, visual design and communications.
Eileen Orchard

Eileen Orchard

I have had 18 years experience working in the ICT industry. I love the fact that it is forever changing; being involved in the INCITE awards is a great opportunity to get a glimpse of what is coming up next.
Peta Blight

Peta Blight

I am a mechanical engineer, because I wanted to know why things worked and how to make them better. I am passionate about the importance of STEM to improving society and the opportunities and doors it opens for young people
Cosimo Santella

Cosimo Santella

I have managed cutting edge product development projects where research has been a critical component of the project life-cycle. I can bring together teams including research, design, manufacturing, risk, quality and regulatory to move a product from concept to reality. I have twenty years of experience working in product development, specializing in electronic, software and firmware engineering to create products in the medical, automotive, domestic and Industrial fields.
Nigel Chartres

Nigel Chartres

Nigel is a futures strategist and systems thinker, who has had an extensive and diverse career, involving many aspects of information and communications technologies (ICT), within Western Australia and since 2004 has volunteered in several key roles for WAITTA. Nigel is a strong supporter of the local ICT industry and wishes to continue to explore and support collaborative strategies for taking it forward towards significant future growth and continuing internationally recognised achievements.
Arnold Wong

Arnold Wong

Arnold Wong is a passionate champion for delivering excellent customer service. He has enjoyed a long and successful professional career in the ever evolving ICT Services Industry for over 30 years and has developed extensive Strategic Leadership, General Management, Customer Service and Business Development skills within a variety of business industries including Technology, Education, Healthcare and Resources in public and private sectors across Australia, Asia, Europe and United States. A Fellow of the Australian Computer Society, Arnold serves as National Treasurer on the Management Committee (Board) and the ACS WA Branch Executive Committee, he has also served on numerous Community and Professional Boards.