Dr. Suresh Hungenahally is an experience IT executive and proven leader with 20 years of experience in senior roles both in the public and private sector. He has delivered business and technology value add by aligning IT and business goals and outcomes.


As an ex-CIO and CTO he has experience managing multiple simultaneous projects with varying degrees of complexity and interdependent priorities and deliverables. He possess a sound understanding of both IT and business operations. He has conducted architecture and systems audits at all levels – Enterprise, Systems, Application, integration, code and infrastructure for large corporations including, Telstra, Toll Holdings, National Australia Bank, Department of Defence, ATO, Victorian Govt. Qld Govt, Brisbane City council and Tarong Energy.



  • Monash University Project Manager Business Intelligence Project
  • Value Chain International General manager Global customer Services
  • Capgemini Senior Manager, Project Manager and Chief Enterprise Architect
  • Alinta Limited Strategist and Principal Architect
  • National Australia Bank Global Compliance Solution Basel
  • Telstra Corporation Architect Commercial Vendor and Transition Manager
  • KPMG Consulting Practice manager EAI AAD
  • Toll Holdings Senior Business and systems
  • HCI Chief Executive Officer/Principal
  • Traffion Technologies Chief Technology Officer
  • Cendant Australasia Chief Information Officer
  • Brisbane City Council Principal Planner IT
  • Tarong energy Queensland Government IT Architect
  • Griffith University Senior Consultant Asst. Professor – Director (SRL, SSAT labs)



  • PhD Information & Communication Technologies Griffith University. Australia 1997
  • MSc Electrical & Biomedical Engineering University of Saskatchewan. Canada 1988
  • BE Electronic and Communication Engineering Bangalore University. India 1984
  • Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Griffith University. Australia 1994



  • Telecommunications, Transport-logistics, Education, IT, Utilities, Defence, Financial Services and Government
  • IT Governance, auditing, compliance and analysis
  • Strategic and effective IT management
  • IT investment analysis and risk management
  • Shareholder and Stakeholder Value add by Business-IT alignment
  • IT sourcing, IT value add, relentless delivery and cost cutting
  • Chief Information and Technology Officer
  • Strategic IT planning and implementation Solution architecture