Emeritus Chief Analyst, Omdia Kevin Noonan draws on over 42 years in the IT industry, bringing a unique blend of practical government experience and senior industry research. This includes 28 years as a government CIO, senior executive, and manager, and 14 years as a senior management consultant and international industry analyst. He has held government positions in almost every aspect of transformation, including large change programs, policy development, legislative change, and organisational renewal. His experience spans a broad variety of government portfolios, including health, aged care, industry small business, social welfare, taxation, and child support. Today, his industry research focuses on the key technology challenges faced by senior executives and managers in the government sector. He is also a management mentor, and holds a position on a senior government governance committee. Kevin is a Certified Professional in the Australian Computer Society and a member of the Australian Information Industries Association.