CEDA member profile: CSC



Seelan Nayagam, Managing Director Australia and New Zealand, CSC

What does your company do?

A global technology leader, CSC has approximately 70,000 employees worldwide and is a trusted partner to approximately 2500 public and private-sector organisations. The evolution of technology is constant and keeping pace with change is a reality that every leader faces. With a strong technology partner, this challenge transforms into an incredible opportunity. Today, CSC is solving real business and IT challenges with next-generation information technology services and solutions. Our mission is to enable superior returns on our client’s technology investments through best-in-class industry solutions, domain expertise and global scale.

What is your role with the company?

As Managing Director for CSC in Australia and New Zealand, I am responsible for driving growth and managing CSC’s operations across the region. I am committed to building and strengthening client relationships, and ensuring our teams bring the full power of CSC to all of our accounts.

What are your company's top priorities for the coming year?

Multiple forces have reshaped the global IT services market. CSC have ourselves launched a full-scale turnaround to elevate our business performance and deliver greater value to all of our stakeholders during this time of change. This coming year, our focus is to continue simplifying our global operating model, rebalancing our offerings portfolio beyond commoditised IT services and making purposeful investments to rapidly scale our offerings such as cloud, cybersecurity and big data and analytics. We are confident our next generation solution offerings will help our clients reduce their operational costs and increase their agility and business effectiveness.

What are the benefits of being a member for your company?

CSC has been a long standing member of CEDA recognising that it offers a robust platform for public policy debate, access to thought leaders and quality networking opportunities. Through the years, CSC has had the opportunity to profile our organisation to businesses and stakeholders relevant to our offerings and solutions.

How does CEDA help your company to achieve its agenda?

At the end of the day, we are only as successful as our ability to understand the macro issues facing our nation and businesses at large. CEDA has provided us with an ideal platform to attend and host events which attract a high calibre of attendees and speakers who come together to discuss and raise awareness on critical issues. Through CEDA, our employees have also benefited from participating in activities that help with their professional development and extending their business networks.