Julian Downs

Julian Downs

Chief Technology Officer – Optimise Engineering
Westpac NZ

As a technologist for the last 30 years Julian has continued to learn and evolve given the great pace of change.  Having experienced Banking, Energy, Education, Government and Retail sectors he has seen many different ways in which technology can be used and 2020 has accelerated that change.  He is passionate about leveraging technology for meaningful customer outcomes.  Currently the “Chief Technology Officer – Optimise Engineering” at Westpac NZ Julian’s focus is on removing waste and enabling outcome speed through engineering.

Appearing at
Future financial services Auckland
23 June 2022
  • Cordis Auckland
Advancing Digitally to Simplify & Modernise Financial Services in New Zealand New Zealand’s leading forum for all things technology and digital innovation in financial services, the Future of Financial Services, New Zealand conference is back and raring to go in...
Auckland skyline and harbour
24 March - 25 March 2021
  • Virtual Conference
Due to the current COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in Auckland, this event is now a Virtual Conference. Please stay tuned for further updates.   Advancing Digitally to Thrive Amidst Change FST Media’s flagship event and the only one of it’s kind...