ScienceLogic appoints new growth lead for Australia and New Zealand

Richard Parker, Vice President and General Manager for ANZ at ScienceLogic

ScienceLogic, an AI/ML-driven IT monitoring solutions firm, announced that veteran IT sales and operational management executive Richard Parker has been named Vice President and General Manager for Australia and New Zealand. In this role, Parker will lead the expansion of ScienceLogic’s Asia-Pacific footprint, a central pillar of the company’s global growth trajectory.

Increasingly, organizations in Australia and New Zealand are turning to digital technology investments to support business transformation, capitalizing on a rapid surge in technology talent and integrating key lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic around the importance of digital infrastructure. With AIOps, companies can use advanced analytics and smart automation to support a wide range of applications, freeing up IT staff to reach new heights.

What does Parker bring in his new role?

Parker is a skilled executive with a proven record of optimizing go-to-market (GTM) strategies, building and strengthening partner-specific alliances and leveraging nuanced insights into customers’ needs to produce key business outcomes. Based in ScienceLogic’s Sydney, Australia office, Parker will lead the company’s GTM efforts in Australia and New Zealand and strengthen ScienceLogic’s market share across the Asia-Pacific region.

“The region has seen massive growth in its tech and ICT sectors recently, and a key part of sustaining and scaling that growth is ensuring digital transformation efforts are built on a secure foundation. AIOps can help address immediate IT challenges and empower clients to innovate and sharpen their competitive edge in this fast-changing environment,” said Parker.

“My priority is to build inclusive, high performing teams and refine organizational strategy as needed to best deliver these services and solutions to customers,” Parker further said.

What is the industry expertise of Parker?

Richard Parker joins ScienceLogic after holding multiple senior leadership positions with Capgemini and Unisys, where he was responsible for sales and business strategy within Australia and across the Asia-Pacific region which resulted in significant business growth.

“ScienceLogic is a company that brings perspectives and experiences from all over the world that allow us to better understand and meet our customers’ needs. Richard’s leadership will help us deepen our ties to ANZ and the broader Asia-Pacific markets and tap into some of the fantastic innovations coming from this critical region,” said ScienceLogic CEO David Link.

Most recently, as Vice President in ANZ for Capgemini, Parker developed a GTM strategy for the business line that increased revenue by 50%+ over a 2-year period and delivered the fastest growing Service Management capability in Capgemini globally over the same period.

Parker is also a strong proponent of diversity and inclusion efforts in the workplace. While at Capgemini, he grew the diversity of the team he managed from seven percent to twenty eight percent in 2021. He also served as Executive Sponsor for Capgemini’s Neurodiversity Employee Community Group to advocate for employees identifying as neurodivergent.