Simon Caruso

Simon Caruso

Client Technology Director, Federal Government & Public Sector
VMware

As VMware’s public sector technology lead in Australia and New Zealand, Simon has a key role in the development and implementation of large digital and cloud transformation initiatives within the federal and state government agencies locally.

He is a thought leader in his field with expertise in a diverse range of disciplines, including cloud and IT automation, network virtualisation, DevOps, software-defined storage and hybrid cloud, specialising in understanding customers’ core business issues and identifying innovative solutions designed to deliver significant value. With more than 25 years in the IT industry, Simon is a seasoned technologist who has guided the IT direction and implementation of end-user customers, systems integrators and startups alike. He has a proven track record as a trusted advisor to architecture, infrastructure and applications teams across the public sector.

Appearing at
FST Government Panel on stage
3 November 2022
  • National Convention Centre Canberra
While the COVID-19 pandemic and persisting ramifications of the bushfires forced the Australian Government to deliver a swift pivot to digital for citizens to access information, support and solutions about their lives and livelihoods, it was an opportunity to see...
Speaker on stage presenting at FST Gov Victoria 2022
1 September 2022
  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
It seems that the New Zealand Government is continuing its digital success stories from recent years, as it reconfigures the COVID-19 pandemic as a learning curve for how to better leverage technology to digitally-enable Government operations and citizen outcomes for...
FST Gov Victoria
27 July 2022
  • Crown Towers Melbourne
Off the back of years of unparalleled trial and tribulation, Victoria’s citizens and Government are successfully bouncing back, but not without some help from its tech and digital resources that have accelerated the state’s recovery. Budget announcements focused on continuing...