Lee Hickin

National Technology Officer (CTO) @ Microsoft

Lee has over 27 years’ experience in the IT industry working across a variety of roles and technologies. Lee has worked in Asia, the UK and Australia with a passion for innovation and leading-edge technologies such as AI. He has been a CISSP certified security architect with RSA Security and Tivoli, leading the IOT business development team across APAC with Amazon Web Services and most recently the CTO for Microsoft Australia.

As the CTO, Lee helps customers on their journey of digital transformation through cloud technologies; focusing on the adoption of intelligent cloud services such as AI, IOT, Machine learning and cognitive services underpinned by core cloud infrastructure technology strategy, Security and ethical AI principles.

Lee is passionate about the positive potential for Artificial intelligence to build an inclusive and bright future and is a regular speaker on Cloud technology, innovation and driving digital transformation.