Olaf Pietschner

Olaf Pietschner


Olaf Pietschner became Chief Executive Officer of Capgemini’s Asia Pacific Strategic Business Unit on January 1st, 2021, when he also joined the Group Executive Committee.

Up until December 2020, Olaf was the CEO and Managing Director of Capgemini in Australia and New Zealand. He joined the Capgemini Group in 2017, as Chief Operating Officer in Australia and New Zealand. In this role, he led the market unit’s transformation and growth and was responsible for driving customer success, value, and innovation.

Olaf is a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion. In 2020, Capgemini in Australia and New Zealand recognized him as one of the best employers for LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) inclusion and a Gold Employer, for efforts put into the Australian LGBTQ Inclusion Awards.

Olaf has over 25 years of experience in consulting and digital transformation, including executive roles at Origin Energy, News Limited, and 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 the MIT Sloan School of Management.