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Craig Scroggie (Deputy Chair), Vice-President, Symantec Pacific Region

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Craig Scroggie is the vice president and managing director of Symantec in the Pacific region encompassing Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. Scroggie is responsible for driving Symantec’s sales and business development in the region and serves as a senior leader for the overall Symantec business in Pacific which hosts more than 950 staff across 12 locations.

Previously the senior director of business development for Asia Pacific and Japan, Scroggie was responsible for leading enterprise business development for Symantec’s fastest growing region. He was also the sales director for Veritas Software Australia and New Zealand, responsible for sales, support, strategy, planning, renewals and operations. Scroggie was previously the national sales manager at Computer Associates; national channels manager for EMC Corporation; sales and marketing manager of the telecommunication and technology group for Fujitsu; national sales manager of Yamaha’s computer and multimedia products division; and the IT manager of Allans/Brashs retail chain in Australia.

Scroggie has twice served as a judge in the Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioners 2008 and 2009 Australian Privacy Awards and recently gave evidence as an expert witness in the Australian Government Standing Committee on Communications Inquiry into Cyber Crime. Scroggie supports the Australian Council for Education and Research by participating in a number of programs including Principal for a Day in New South Wales and Victoria. As part of the Australian government’s Digital Economy and e-security national agenda, Scroggie partners with the Australian Communications and Media Authority and the Department of Broadband, Communications and Digital Economy to actively promote National E-Security Awareness programs and development of the Digital Economy.

Most recently, Scroggie was appointed Chairman of the La Trobe University Graduate School of Business Advisory Board, he is also the Chairman of the Storage Networking Industry Association’s (SNIA) Board and a member of the ComputersOff.org Board. He is a graduate and fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, a fellow of the Australian Sales & Marketing Institute and serves on its National Advisory Committee. Scroggie is also a member of the international CEO Forum, a Governor of the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia, and a trustee for the Committee for Economic Development of Australia. Scroggie is a Graduate of the University of Southern Queensland and holds post graduate qualifications in Information Technology and Management and a Masters of Business Administration (MBAD).