Kevin Noonan is a Research Director in Ovum’s Australian government practice. Based in Canberra, Kevin specialises in IT strategy, policy, and supplier engagement.
Prior to joining Ovum, Kevin worked for four years as Head of Consulting at a local industry research firm, specialising in government’s relationship with the IT industry. There, he worked with executives from more than half the top 100 IT companies. Kevin was also well known for his work with small business where he mentored more than twenty small-to-medium enterprises, under a government sponsored industry development program.
Before moving to the private sector, Kevin spent more than 28 years in various government management roles. This included ten years as a government senior executive and Chief Information Officer, and a further eighteen years as a government manager and project director. During this time he held positions responsible for almost every aspect of IT. In the 1980s and early 1990s Kevin held key roles in large IT transformation programs for Social Security, Taxation, and Child Support. In the mid 1990s to mid 2000s, Kevin held senior IT executive and CIO positions in Health and Ageing, and Industry Tourism and Resources.
Kevin brings a broad understanding of the ICT needs in government, as well as a deep background in many ICT disciplines.