Ron Gauci

CEO of the Australian Information Industry Association

Ron has developed a significant reputation as the “Go To” executive for organisations who are looking for significant growth, transformation, asset leverage, good governance and/or quality leadership. He has an extensive track record of rapidly achieving success regardless of how difficult the challenges, through the development of a visionary strategic plan that all stakeholders buy in to. He enjoys taking organisations yet to realise their growth opportunities, setting them on a journey of reaching that potential. Ron has an innate ability to navigate through complex environments & stakeholders generating opportunity & growth despite any adversities, challenges or industry. He is recognised as an inspirational leader with a reputation for getting the best out of his teams and getting things done. He is also a strong keynote speaker at corporate events, conferences and development workshops.

Examples of previous roles that Ron has held include Interim positions as CEO at Fed Square, Melbourne Storm, and Melbourne Polytechnic (Formerly NMIT). As CEO & MD of the Melbourne Storm, Ron navigated the club to success post the Salary Cap scandal that rocked the sporting world. Despite not having any direct experience in rugby league, he oversaw the restoration of the Storm to what was at that time its most successful level since its inception in 1998 and the club is now an NRL powerhouse.


Episode 202 – COVIDsafe Tracing App gets peak tech industry backing – Interview with AIIA CEO Ron Gauci

Episode 259 – Call for an Australian National AI Strategy


Indo-Pacific Series : Aerospace, Defence & Security Technology Market Trends

Episode 2: NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY STRATEGY – Review of Australia’s Cyber Security Strategy 2020


Call for funded National AI Strategy

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