Nicolas Aidoud, Head of Capgemini Australia and New Zealand said, “We are pleased to welcome Olaf Pietschner to Capgemini Australia and New Zealand. Olaf brings with him extensive experience in business, technology consulting and digital transformation. Capgemini is committed to adding value to our clients and Olaf will be instrumental in driving our offerings in intelligent technology to help our clients improve their competiveness by delivering growth.”
Prior to joining Capgemini Australia, Olaf held key executives roles as Chief Information Officer at Origin Energy and at News Corporation as IT Director. In these roles, he led the digital and technology agenda to effect operating model changes, cost optimisation and digital transformation while shifting to a high performing, customer centric and innovation led culture. Between 2002 and 2004, Olaf was Principal at Capgemini Central Europe where he was responsible for complex and large IT services and outsourcing contracts.
‘I am very excited to return to Capgemini to be part of what is undoubtedly the most collaborative, innovative and results orientated consulting and technology organisation in the market, and to support our Group ambition for Australia in driving competitiveness and growth. We will drive innovation with our clients to create value for their ongoing digital transformation and to foster top talent in Capgemini,” added Olaf Pietschner, Chief Operating Officer, Capgemini Australia and New Zealand.
Biography of Olaf Pietschner
Olaf Pietschner is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Capgemini Australia and New Zealand.
With over 25 years of experience, Olaf brings with him extensive experience in consulting and digital transformation across a number of leading organisations globally. He has a strong record of delivering quantitative and qualitative measures of operational efficiencies while changing mindsets and culture to successfully realise a compelling digital vision for media, energy, technology and engineering businesses.
Prior to joining Capgemini, Olaf held key executives roles as Chief Information Officer at Origin Energy and at News Corporation as IT Director. In these roles, he had led the digital and technology agenda to effect operating model changes, cost optimisation and digital transformation while shifting to a high performing, customer centric and innovation led culture. Olaf was also Principal with Capgemini Central Europe between 2002 and 2004 where he was responsible for complex and large IT services and outsourcing contracts. He has also held the position of Partner at Deloitte in Australia.
Olaf holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Verwaltungs- und Wirtschaftsakademie in Bochum, Germany and has completed an Executive Leadership Program with MIT Sloan School of Management.
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