Job Title: Deputy Chief Digital Officer and Director of Digital Transformation
Company: ACT Government
Ole Nielsen is Deputy Chief Digital Officer and Director of Digital Transformation in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government where he is promoting the implementation of the ACT Digital Strategy. Until recently, Ole was Director for Scientific Computing at Geoscience Australia where he was responsible for a large team of scientific software engineers and champion for digital transformation in the agency. He also developed the agency’s Digital Science Strategy which sets out a vision for how the agency can embrace the rapidly changing digital environment to remain at the cutting edge of geoscience. Ole loves the nexus where people and technology combine.
Developing compelling data projects to support key government decisions; Working across organisations to get the right questions, the right data and influence the right decision makers; Understanding how senior bureaucrats and politicians use data to drive decisions.