Enterprise search and AI company Search365 has just announced the appointment of Gavin Keeley to the CEO role.
Keeley is an experienced technologist and respected business leader, with a career spanning 30 years in international consultancy and corporate roles across a diverse range of sectors.
His senior executive roles have spanned Executive General Manager, Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer in large complex corporate and government environments, ranging in size from tens to thousands of IT personnel. He has overseen a number of world first client implementations for Oracle and Microsoft.
He has extensive qualifications in both computing and business, professional teaching and media training and is a seasoned public speaker at industry conferences. He is a key advocate of the Federal Government’s Mentoring for Growth program, sits on the boards of a number of Australian companies and chairs the Queensland Digital Careers Program.
Keeley was previously Chief Operating Officer with Search365, and has played a key role in the growth and delivery of Search365’s highly successful IP including the Achromat and Refraktor products.
Search365 Founder and Chairman Julian Harris described the appointment as a ‘strategic milestone…I set this business up to deliver unique mission-critical search and AI solutions to major government and commercial clients, and Gavin has demonstrated exceptional commitment to achieving these goals. He knows our clients, our staff, our partners and our IP inside out, and will help us continue our strong growth throughout the next financial year and beyond. It’s an exciting time for us, and I know Gavin will excel in this role.’