David Whiteing

Chief Information Officer, Commonwealth Bank

David Whiteing

Chief Information Officer, Commonwealth Bank

Biography

David Whiteing is the Chief Information Officer for Australia’s leading technology bank: the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. In this role he leads the bank’s technology and operations teams and is responsible for delivering the bank’s strategic pillar of ‘world-leading application of operations and technology’.

David is currently focused on delivering world-class digital services as well as more agile IT applications, platforms and infrastructure. The Bank is continuing to innovate across its technology portfolio, including payments, internet banking, mobile apps and data analytics as well as enhanced customer services.

David is a highly experienced business and IT executive with a track record of delivering technology transformation in many industries, including financial services, both in Australia and overseas. David’s background includes both in-house technology leadership as well as consulting roles, giving him deep insights into the challenges facing transformative IT businesses today.

Prior to joining the Commonwealth Bank, he was Vice President of Enterprise Systems at BP in the United Kingdom. He is a former Accenture partner with extensive SAP experience.