Chris Buxton

Former Chief Digital Officer & Director Agency Partnering

Stats NZ - Tatauranga Aotearoa & Department of Internal Affairs - Te Tari Taiwhenua

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Chris Buxton is a recognised thought leader and international speaker, in digital operations and unleashing data. He is the former Chief Digital Officer and Chief Information Security Officer at Statistics New Zealand. He is a champion of big data and analytics to drive citizen engagement and drive performance; and has led strategic initiatives to transform his department into a centre for innovation, flexibility, adaptability and responsiveness to customer needs.

Chris has extensive experience in the data field with previous roles in the UK and NZ Defence and intelligence communities specialising in Cryptography, Electronic Warfare and Signals Intelligence. Prior to joining Stats NZ Chris was the Chief Information Officer for the NZ Foreign Intelligence Agency, Government Communications Security Bureau. In this role, he led the delivery of data processing, analytic and visualisation capabilities, as well as national and international digital federation and interoperability.

Next Appearance
Future of New Zealand Government Summit 2024
Breakdown
38 Speakers
16 Sponsors
Speakers
Craig Jones
Stats NZ - Tatauranga Aotearoa
AIRCDRE Carl Nixon
New Zealand Defence Force - Te Ope Kātua o Aotearoa
Katrine Evans
Department of Internal Affairs – Te Tari Taiwhenua
Glenn Kirker
New Zealand Defence Force - Te Ope Kātua o Aotearoa
Elle Archer
Chair - Te Matarau, The Māori Tech Association
Mark Horgan
Ministry of Education - Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga
Highlights
OPENING KEYNOTE | DATA & DIGITAL INNOVATION
EXECUTIVE THINK TANK | DIGITAL LEADERSHIP
LIGHTNING TALK #1 | KICKSTARTING TRANSFORMATION
DATA PANEL DISCUSSION | SYSTEM CAPABILITIES
LIGHTNING TALK #2 | PRIVACY PERSPECTIVES
CYBER PANEL DISCUSSION | RESILIENCE
LIGHTNING TALK #3 | DATA FUTURES
CLOSING KEYNOTE | DATA-DRIVEN DECISION-MAKING
FSTGov Future of NZ Government Summit 2024
29 August 2024
  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Wellington NZ skyline at sunset
30 August 2023
  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Speaker on stage presenting at FST Gov Victoria 2022
31 August 2023
  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Wellington NZ skyline at sunset
30 August 2023
  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
To participate as a speaker:
Patrick Joy
Head of Production - Government
T: +61 2 8484 0996
To participate as a speaker:
Aron Kunaseelan
Chief Operating Officer
T: +61 2 8484 0901
To participate as a speaker:
Jasmine Haw Alverez
Conference Producer
T: +61 2 8484 0918