Board Nominees 2024

The Western Australian Information Technology and Telecommunications Alliance (WAITTA) has four (4) open positions for Board Director, each with a two-year term.  Below are the nominees put forth for members' consideration in the upcoming election at this year's Annual General Meeting.

Bobby Cureton

Bobby is a results-orientated professional with a robust background in Digital Transformation, based on a foundation of almost 30 years in the ICT and Telecommunication industries, spanning Program and Project Management, Enterprise Architecture, Change Management, Consultancy and Senior Leadership roles. This rich background has endowed him with a profound understanding of technology landscapes and their influence on business operations.

Bobby has a passion for improving our lives through the effective use of technology, which he’s used to completely reimagine distance education, improve the efficiency and safety of mining operations, and to significantly improve critical communications for emergency services during major incidents.

Cameron Zivkovic

Cameron has over 14 years of experience in the IT industry, with over a decade of experience in leading and delivering transformational IT projects to organisations across Australia. His time has exclusively been spent in professional services where he has delivered outcomes to clients across mining, education and public sector.

In his current role, Cameron is the manager of a professional services business where his team work with collaboratively with clients across WA to deliver high quality outcomes. Cameron enjoys problem solving and crafting solutions and approaches for clients that meet their needs and have high impact.

In 2019, Cameron was one of the winners in the ARN 30 Under 30 Tech Awards, which recognises emerging leaders that have made an impact in the tech industry.

Con Polkinghorne

Con has worked across the Asia Pacific region in a diverse array of industries, including mining and resources, oil and gas, government, healthcare, software development, and not-for-profit sectors.

Currently, he leads NEC's Digital Government practice, where he focuses on driving innovation and digital transformation within the public sector. For the past two years, Con has been a dedicated board member of WAITTA and serves as the Board lead for the prestigious INCITE Awards, promoting excellence in the IT industry.

Nathan Cole

Nathan has Negative Vetting 1 (NV1) security clearance and extensive experience in construction, mining, government, and non-profit sectors to provide innovative solutions in asset procurement, cloud platforms, data management, and software solutions.

Nathan co-founded Blak Digital in 2022 with the mission of empowering the world’s oldest living culture and businesses with cutting-edge technology and digital literacy.

Wayne Skeggs

With over two decades in IT and technology management, Wayne is keen to contribute to WAITTA's mission of promoting the WA ICT industry through innovation and excellence.

Wayne has over 21 years of experience in the IT sector at Chevron Oil and Gas, that has catalyzed numerous change and transformation programs, including cloud adoption, data management, international process improvement, and digital transformation.

Currently, Wayne is bringing his digital knowledge and passion for using IT to make people lives easier to St Johns Ambulance, being a change agent in an organization that delivers services to the community.