Jithma Beneragama

Jithma Beneragama

Director Digital Engagement, Strategic Communications, Engagement and Protocol
Department of Premier and Cabinet, Victoria

Jithma is an executive with more than 15 years’ experience in digital product management, delivery and marketing.  Working within start-ups, large corporates to now government, he has international exposure driving businesses to innovate and has delivered compelling customer experience across multiple platforms. 

After completing his degree at Monash University, Jithma began his career in China at a startup developing some of Asia’s first mobile content services and digital media infrastructure. He returned to Australia, becoming one of the first members of Telstra’s mobile media division.

Jithma has significant experience across product management, digital service design, digital transformation, data and e-commerce. He has lead teams to deliver a number of industry firsts and award winning products in categories such as innovation, customer experience and design.

Jithma joined Victorian Public Service in March 2014 to focus on improving the Victorian Government’s digital experience; to make it easier for citizens, business and the community to interact with Government via digital channels. 

Appearing at
FST Gov Victoria
6 October - 2 October 2020
  • Crown Towers Melbourne
Turning principle into practice, the Victorian Government has embarked on a bold realignment of its digital transformation program. Service Victoria, the Single Digital Presence project, and the Victorian Centre for Data Insights are all set for investment and expansion, while...