John Munnelly, a digital transformation specialist and technologist, has been appointed to the newly created position of Chief Digital Officer (CDO). As CDO, he will be responsible for both working with clients and leading the firm's own technology agenda. He will join the firm's National Executive Committee and will report directly to KPMG Australia CEO Andrew Yates. Munnelly joined KPMG in 2015, as part of the acquisition of tech firm, Hands-On Systems, where he was CEO, and has been a Partner in the firm's Management Consulting division since 2017. He led the creation of Wiise, an innovative start-up that offers enterprise resource planning software-as-a-service to small and medium enterprise, and is owned by KPMG in partnership with Microsoft. He is also KPMG's Global Microsoft Business Applications Leader, overseeing our 3000 people across 21 countries who implement Microsoft-based digital transformation solutions.