Lia Edwards

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Headline

Versatile International C-Suite Executive who drives commercialisation of products to the rapid support growth of SMEs

Profile

A seasoned and commercially-astute Chief Information Officer, who has built up a solid reputation on a foundation of technical development and leadership, operates at a senior level within high-growth SMEs, spearheading transformational change, process re-engineering and product commercialisation.

Well respected and motivational leader with a global reach, drives strategic direction setting and develops trusting relationships with internal stakeholders and external clients, possesses exposure to Oil & Gas sector dealing with international brands such as Shell, in addition to governmental agencies.

Instrumental in the shaping of value-added solutions and owns the building of global IT organisations based around assessment of corporate needs and visions, acts as a multi-disciplined leader who leads the commercialisation of innovative software products, safeguarding successful client deployments.

Plays an integral role in the expansion of business footprints into global territories, handles the seamless post-acquisition integration to create a single IT landscape, with one eye on the future to ensure organisation remain competitive, applying business acuity to deliver success and growth.

Specialities:
 Global ICT Roadmaps & Strategic Planning
 IT Programme/Project Planning and Delivery
 Technology Evaluation & Vendor Selection
 International Start-ups & IT Infrastructures
 Business Transformation & Change Management
 Stakeholder Relationship Management