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Andrew Cann

Chief Technology Officer, Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, WA

About Andrew Cann

Andrew Cann, is the Executive Director,Technology Innovation and Chief Technology Officer at the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer. Andrew was formerly a Western Australian Police Officer who worked General Duties before he was moved into intelligence this was then followed by a change of career direction into ICT assisting with the implementation of IMS for WA Police. Andrew was the seconded to the Australian Crime Commission in Canberra and became the Chief Technology Officer there for four years responsible for the Australian Criminal Intelligence Database, various other protected level systems and working with many other federal government organisations on ICT initiatives. Andrew then returned to Western Australia in 2013 to take the role of CIO at the Department of Sport and Recreation with the brief to transform the organisations’ ICT capabilities. This has included implementing a core Customer Relationship Management System and migrating systems to the cloud. Andrew was recently seconded to the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer and has responsibility for the delivery of key strategic initiatives for the CIO.

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