Stories by Julia Talevski

  • One on One: with Netskope's Matthew Paull

    As a sports fanatic, Matthew Paull was naturally considering a career in the sector but following a series of injuries, he had to pivot his focus and discovered a passion of customer contact and sales.

  • In Pictures: IT for a Cause charity golf day

    The annual IT for a Cause​ charity golf day was in full swing on 19 April at St Michael's Golf Club in Sydney. The IT industry rallied their support to raise $105,000 for three children’s charities - Ronald McDonald House (RMHC) Sydney, Save our Sons Duchenne Foundation and Cooper Rice-Brading Foundation (CRBF).

  • In Pictures: Nextgen celebrates the channel - Sydney Summer Party 2023

    Nextgen recently held its annual Summer Party in Sydney at the MCA drawing a record of more than 500 attendees. Stephen Bovis from Oracle joined Nextgen Group CEO, John Walters on stage to welcome everyone and get things started with the champagne tower. With the usual Nextgen Veuve flowing freely and tangerine attire as far as the eye could see, everyone got into the sprit of the occasion, which is simply to connect and celebrate. Congratulations to Best Dressed prize winners, Zoe Streeter (Telstra), Anna Christensen (Cloudian), and Tanya Hovagimian (Crowdstrike). The Lucky Door Prize winners were Divin Jantjies (Fortanix) and Shane Zoppellaro (Oracle). "As the foundation of Nextgen's annual Leadership Series, the Summer Party has been augmented in recent years by the Leadership Forum and the WISE Forum (Women Inspiring Success & Empowerment) and we're continuing to develop the concept to deliver even more value for our sponsors and attendees across Asia-Pacific and beyond."

  • In Pictures: ARN Influencer Network 2023

    ​Leading figures came together under the ​ARN roof at Influencer Network held on 5 April at the Crown in Sydney. During the event we outlined the importance of skilling up and measuring work/life balance delivered via interactive panel discussions. Each documented the trigger points for individual success in the workplace and focused on personal and professional experiences, the importance of poise and grace, in equal measure with staying productive at home or in the office. This involved a cross-section of panelists from the industry to dissect different experiences and skill ambitions. More than 150 executives within the Australian channel attended Influencer Network as ARN launched a market-leading agenda for 2023.​ Photos by: Oneill Photographics.