Country Director, Google Cloud, Australia and New Zealand
About Colin Timm
Colin was appointed as Country Director of Google Cloud in September 2017. He has responsibility for all of Google Cloud in Australia and New Zealand, including G-Suite, Chrome and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Google Cloud is building strong momentum in Australia and New Zealand following the Australian Cloud Region launch in mid 2017 and developing a strong emerging Partner ecosystem.
Colin has more than 27 years experience in the I.T Sector. Prior to Google, Colin spent almost 5 years at Telstra as Executive Director responsible for Telstra’s Enterprise business, serving its largest customers. He also served as Executive Director for Operations & Services for Telstra’s Enterprise & Government division.
Colin worked at AWS where, as the Managing Director for Public Sector APAC, he helped establish their Government footprint in the region. He spent almost a decade at Microsoft, where he ran their Enterprise business in Australia for 4 years, followed by 2 years as Managing Director of their Public Sector business across APAC. Colin also spent 8 years with Sun Microsystems, managing their Banking & Finance business in Australia, as well as across various leadership roles in his 5 years with Unisys.
Originally from South Africa, Colin, his wife and 3 children immigrated to Australia more than 20 years ago and are now proud Australians. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and is an avid cyclist and sports enthusiast.