CTO, Dell Technologies
Melissa Osborne is the Chief Technology Officer at Dell Technologies in Australia and New Zealand. Based in Canberra, she is responsible for bringing the breadth and depth of the Dell Technologies portfolio to enable customers on their digital transformation journeys.
Melissa joined Dell EMC in 2018, bringing with her a strong background in security risk and compliance across physical, personnel and cyber security, and extensive knowledge in IT products and services, including cloud computing.
She enables the Dell ANZ commercial and public-sector sales team, with a focus on strengthening Dell’s competitiveness and relevance in the market place, particularly in the public sector. In her role Melissa focuses on revenue generating activities for the mid and long-term that will help drive exponential growth through customer relations, stakeholder engagement and influence, strategic initiatives and thought leadership.
Prior to joining Dell EMC, Melissa spent 24 years working for the Department of Defence, starting in the Royal Australian Navy, moving into the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD). As an ASD executive at the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) she was the certifying authority for gateways, cloud computing, and product evaluations and lead the Information Security Registered Assessors Program (IRAP).