Cloud Director Australia and
New Zealand at Google Cloud
Google Cloud creating what’s next
Colin was appointed as Country Director of Google Cloud in September 2017. He has responsibility for all of Google’s Cloud business including G-Suite, Chrome and Google Cloud Platform (GCP), including Cloud Professional Services across Australia and New Zealand.
Google Cloud is building strong momentum in the AUNZ following the Cloud Region launch in Australia in mid 2017, also with a strong emerging Partner ecosystem supporting the platform.
Prior to Google, Colin spent almost 5 years at Telstra as Executive Director responsible for Telstra’s Enterprise business, serving almost 1,000 of its largest customers. Colin also served as Executive Director for Operations and Services for Telstra’s Enterprise & Government division.
Before joining Telstra, Colin worked at AWS where as the Managing Director for Public Sector APAC, he helped establish their Government footprint in the region.
He also spent almost a decade at Microsoft, where he held a number of roles, including Director of the Enterprise business in Aus for 4 years, as well as Managing Director of APAC Public Sector, based in Singapore for his last 2 years.
Colin also spent 8 years with Sun Microsystems, running their FSI business in Aus, as well as across various leadership roles in his 5 years with Unisys.
Originally from South Africa, Colin, his wife and 3 children immigrated to Australia over 20 years ago and are now proud Australians. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and is an avid cyclist and sports enthusiast.