Malcolm Shaw has been appointed General Manager of DDLS (formerly Dimension Data Learning Solutions). Shaw joins from Express Data, part of the Dimension Data Group, where he has worked for 13 years, most recently as General Manager, Sales. He started in the role in July 2011, and is based in Melbourne.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Shaw said: “Throughout my 20 years in the IT industry I have always admired DDLS for its foresight, leadership and quality of service. I am very proud to now be part of such a dynamic and inspirational company.”
Steve Nola, CEO of the Dimension Data Australia group of companies, believes Shaw will be an invaluable asset to the DDLS team.
“Mal is an experienced leader with a proven ability to work with his team to deliver strong results. He is highly respected throughout the industry and we are very pleased to welcome him to DDLS.”
DDLS has more than 50 classrooms in six CBD locations and offers a unique blend of instructor-led, virtual, quick reference guide, e-learning and blended training programs.
“There’s an on-going demand for CIOs to improve end user and workforce productivity. Training is the most important factor in unlocking the potential value of new technology investments and translating cost into productivity and business value. DDLS is at the cutting edge of the IT training environment so it’s a very exciting place to be,” said Shaw.
Prior to Express Data, Shaw worked in sales management and service management roles in the IT reseller channel in Sydney.
Mr Shaw is a keen cyclist and has participated in the last four ‘Kilometres 4 Kids’ (K4K) events which involved rides from Sydney to Melbourne and across the Hunter Valley in support of the John Maclean Foundation.
With over 20 years’ experience DDLS is ranked in the world's top ten IT educators with over 100 staff, 42 instructors and more than 50 fully-equipped network training rooms. DDLS trains Australia's top ASX-listed corporations, as well as training individuals. Training is provided at DDLS premises in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Canberra or on customer sites.
About Dimension Data
Founded in 1983, Dimension Data plc is an ICT services and solutions provider that uses its technology expertise, global service delivery capability, and entrepreneurial spirit to accelerate the business ambitions of its clients. Dimension Data is a member of the NTT Group. www.dimensiondata.com