Vix Technology has appointed Simon Smith into the newly created role group chief information officer, starting 4 January.
Smith brings 20 years of experience as a technology executive in business technology ranging from media, online, telecommunications, finance, consulting and healthcare.
He previously held positions as chief information officer, head of technology, and chief technology officer for companies such as News Digital Media, AAPT, Omnilab Media Group and WebCentral.
He was also the owner and director for Pantha Corporation, a company that provides digital strategy consultancy and development for organisations like vividwireless, Sydney Airport Corporation and RedBalloon. Pantha Corp sold to Bulletproof in December 2014.
At Vix Technology, Smith has been tasked to cover all IT, technology operational support and project delivery across all regions.
Vix Technology is a global provider and integrator of smart access, booking, ticketing, payment and clearing systems.