New VP and General Manager for Australia and New Zealand to expand ScienceLogic’s Asia-Pacific presence and capitalize on the region’s spike in technology innovators
SYDNEY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AIOps—ScienceLogic, the leader in AI/ML-driven IT monitoring solutions, today announced that veteran IT sales and operational management executive Richard Parker has been named Vice President and General Manager for Australia and New Zealand. In this role, Parker will lead the expansion of ScienceLogic’s Asia-Pacific footprint, a central pillar of the company’s global growth trajectory.
Parker is a skilled executive with a proven record of optimizing go-to-market (GTM) strategies, building and strengthening partner-specific alliances and leveraging nuanced insights into customers’ needs to produce key business outcomes. Based in ScienceLogic’s Sydney, Australia office, Parker will lead the company’s GTM efforts in Australia and New Zealand and strengthen ScienceLogic’s market share across the Asia-Pacific region.
Increasingly, organizations in Australia and New Zealand are turning to digital tech investments to support business transformation, capitalizing on a rapid surge in tech talent and integrating key lessons from the pandemic around the importance of digital infrastructure. With AIOps, companies can use advanced analytics and smart automation to support a wide range of applications, freeing up IT staff to reach new heights.
“The region has seen massive growth in its tech and ICT sectors in recent years, and a key part of sustaining and scaling that growth is ensuring digital transformation efforts are built on a secure foundation,” said Parker. “AIOps can help address immediate IT challenges and empower ScienceLogic customers to innovate and sharpen their competitive edge in this fast-changing environment. My priority is to build inclusive, high performing teams and refine organizational strategy as needed to best deliver these services and solutions to customers.”
Parker joins ScienceLogic after holding senior leadership positions with Capgemini and Unisys, where he was responsible for sales and business strategy within Australia and across the Asia-Pacific region which resulted in significant business growth. Most recently, as Vice President in Australia/New Zealand for Capgemini, Parker developed a GTM strategy for the business line that increased revenue by 50%+ over a 2-year period and delivered the fastest growing Service Management capability in Capgemini globally over the same period.
Parker is also a strong proponent of diversity and inclusion efforts in the workplace. While at Capgemini, he grew the diversity of the team he managed from 7 percent to 28 percent in 2021. He also served as Executive Sponsor for Capgemini’s Neurodiversity Employee Community Group to advocate for employees identifying as neurodivergent.
“ScienceLogic is a global company that brings perspectives and experiences from all over the world that allow us to better understand and meet our customers’ needs,” said ScienceLogic CEO David Link. “Richard’s leadership will help us deepen our ties to Australia, New Zealand and the broader Asia-Pacific markets and tap into some of the fantastic innovations coming from this critical region.”
ScienceLogic is a leader in IT Operations Management, providing modern IT operations with actionable insights to predict and resolve problems faster in a digital, ephemeral world. Its IT infrastructure monitoring and AIOps platform sees everything across multi-cloud and distributed architectures, adds context to data through analytics and service relationships, and acts on this insight through integration and workflow automation. Trusted by thousands of organizations across the globe, ScienceLogic’s technology is designed for the rigorous security requirements of the United States Department of Defense, proven for scale by the world’s largest service providers, and optimized for the needs of large enterprises. https://sciencelogic.com.