Andy King is SHORE’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO). He oversees the company’s technology strategy, driving innovation, maximising the value of fast-changing technologies and leveraging these technologies to build solutions for clients across industries. He is also responsible for leading the company’s highly skilled and certified technology professionals, and for maintaining alliances and partnerships with leading and emerging technology companies. He is credited for the evolution of SHORE’s global Information Technology & Telecommunication (IT&T) infrastructure and software.
Prior to being named CTO, Andy has had decades of senior leadership experience in the IT&T industry. In 1995, he founded one of the largest ISPs in Australia, Edge Internet Services Australia. He later on held various technology leadership and strategic consulting roles for Cisco’s Telstra account, National Australia Group, National Australia Bank, MS Integration, iVision, CSC, BigWire International, Department of State Development, CPT Global and Telarus.
Andy is well respected among his peers for being at the forefront of technology innovations, including the world’s first deployments of technologies, such as GPRS, Unified Messaging and IP Contact Centre systems. He also currently serves as board member in several companies, where his interests in innovation extend into scientific research in energy and transportation.