2018 Qld Award

10 October 2018 Brisbane

Peter Laurie and Wayne FitzsimmonsPeter Laurie and Wayne Fitzsimmons

The 2018 Pearcey Queensland Entrepreneur Award was presented to Peter Laurie at an ICT Awards night hosted by the Pearcey Foundation with the Queensland ACS and CICTA (Council of ICT Associations in Queensland).

The event was held at the St Lucia Golf Club in Brisbane on Wednesday 10 October 2018. The presentation was made by Wayne Fitzsimmons AO, chairman of the Pearcey Foundation.

Peter Laurie

Peter is the director of Junta Pty Ltd, a 15-year-old boutique consulting company that specialises in applying software engineering and innovation to business opportunities. Junta has worked with Suncorp, Energex, Telstra, NAB and others. The primary role for Junta has been as a software development leader or architect.

Peter has other roles outside of Junta, they include entrepreneur in residence roles at UQ's ilab, and River City Labs Accelerator. He provides formal mentoring/coaching/training. For the last 12 years, Peter has also been giving a presentation entitled "Six Key Things of Software Development". This presentation covers: source code control, formal releases, automated builds, developer tests, continuous integration, and collaboration tools.

He is Mission Lead for the Youth Mission of Startup Catalyst. For the last four years they have selected twenty young people aged 18 - 29 with technical skills and taken them to San Francisco and Silicon Valley. These bright young things then know and believe they are as good as anyone in the world.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/pjlaurie/

Pearcey Queensland Hall of Fame 2018

Wayne Fitzsimmons, Jenine Beekhuyzen, Yvette Adams, Victor Vicario, Peter Laurie, Sarah-jane Peterschlingmann and Joe HoolahanWayne Fitzsimmons, Jenine Beekhuyzen, Yvette Adams, Victor Vicario, Peter Laurie, Sarah-jane Peterschlingmann and Joe Hoolahan

The Pearcey Foundation also recognised the following outstanding nominations as members of the 2018 Queensland Pearcey Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.

  • Yvette Adams
  • Josh Cameron
  • Emily de la Pena
  • Victor Vicario

For more details about the nominees please see - 2018 Queensland Pearcey Nominees

CICTA winners 2018

Marie Boden, Alison Rice, Jenine Beekhuyzen, David Abramson, Sandra Slater, Katie Richards and Nick TateMarie Boden, Alison Rice, Jenine Beekhuyzen, David Abramson, Sandra Slater, Katie Richards and Nick Tate

The 30 state winners of the national awards for ACS, AIIA, AIPM, AISA, APSco, ICSC, ITFGC, ITSMF, ISACA, SIBA GITA and WiT were also recognised.

Pictured right is Marie Boden, Alison Rice, Jenine Beekhuyzen, David Abramson, Sandra Slater, Katie Richards and Nick Tate.

Alison is Co-President of WiT and Nick Tate is Chair, Queensland Council of ICT Associations.

ACS

Canstar

Skills Transformation of Work Teams - (Medium Teams 21 - 200)

ACS

David Rudduck, Insane Technologies

Skills Transformation of Work Teams - (Small Teams under 20)

ACS

David Abramson, UQ

Service Transformation for the Digital Consumer (Government)

ACS

Marie Boden, UQ

Service Transformation for the Digital Consumer (NGO/NFP)

ACS

Marcus Foth, QUT

ICT Researcher of the Year

iAwards

Codebots

Business Service Markets, Merit

iAwards

Fred Pauling, CSIRO

Industrial and Primary Industries, Winner

iAwards

Luke Brannelly, V2i Group

R&D Project of the Year, Mer

iAwards

Kathryn Duncan, Villanova College

Senior Students

AIPM

Aviel Vaknin, Bright Consulting

ePortfolio Project

ITFGC

Dani Storey, Smarter Technology Solutions

Personal recommendation by ITFGC

ITSMF

Rachel Seaniger, Airservices Australia

Service Management Champion of the Year

ITSMF

Aileen Cater-Steel, USQ

Lifetime Achievement Award

ICSC

Chandi Perera, Typefi Systems

Technology Award Winner, 2017 Sunshine Coast Business Awards

WiT

Sandra Slater, DTMR

ICT Outstanding Award

WiT

Alex Moss, Canaria Technologies

Sue Wickenden Entrepreneurial Award

WiT

Yadan Luo, UQ

ICT Young Achiever award

WiT

Erin van der Veer, DTMR

ICT Rising Star

WiT

Amanda Miotto, Griffith University

ICT Professional Award

WiT

Kristy Simpkin, PWC

Employer of Choice

WiT

Katie Richards, Virtual Legal

Employer of Choice- Small Business

Sponsors

We gratefully thank our sponsors ICEMEDIA and TechnologyOne

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