The New South Wales Department of Housing
has appointed its interim chief information officer Dr Vladas
Leonas to a permanent position.
Leonas had previously been on a short-term contract at Housing
while the department looked for a permanent replacement for its
former technology boss Doug Falconer, who left earlier this
"The department is very pleased to have a CIO of Vladas's
standing on board," a statement issued by Housing to ZDNet
Australia said this morning. "He will be a great asset to the
organisation in this important time in its history."
Prior to his current role, Vladas was chief technology officer
at the Australian Centre for Advanced Computing and
Communications. He has also held a CIO position at the NSW
Department of Public Works and Services, and various senior
management positions at Telstra.
The executive has a PhD and MSc in Computer Science.