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Management Profiles

Brad Colledge

Executive General Manager – Software, Infrastructure and Services

Brad holds a degree in Business Management from Queensland University of Technology and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has over 30 years’ experience in the business technology industry and joined Data# 3 in 1995. Initially working with Laurence Baynham to establish the Licensing Solutions business in Data# 3, Brad’s responsibility subsequently expanded to the broader Software Solutions business and the Infrastructure Solutions business. He was appointed to the Executive General Manager role in 2015. In July 2021 Brad assumed additional responsibility for Data# 3’s Services businesses, and his title changed to Executive General Manager – Software, Infrastructure and Services.

Cherie O'Riordan

Chief Financial Officer

Cherie joined Data#3 in January 2023 and is a Chartered Accountant and Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She also holds a degree in Economics from the University of Queensland. Cherie has over 20 years’ experience working in senior finance roles and as a Company Secretary across a range of sectors and ASX listed companies, including Cardno Limited and Silver Chef Limited. Cherie is responsible for the finance, accounting and investor relations functions at Data#3.

Laurence Baynham

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director (FAICD)

Appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2014 and Managing Director in 2016, Laurence is responsible for the day-to-day operational and planning activities of Data# 3. Prior to these roles, Laurence held the position of Group General Manager for ten years and was responsible for profit and customer satisfaction across the company’s lines of business and geographies. Laurence joined Data# 3 in 1994, bringing with him a broad range of international IT industry experience. Laurence holds a Bachelor of Business (Honours) from East London University, is a graduate of the INSEAD Business School (Singapore) Strategic Management Academy and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Laurence sits on a number of global advisory boards for key strategic partners representing Data# 3 and the wider Australian IT channel community and in 2016 was inducted into the Australian IT Industry Hall of Fame.

Michael Bowser

Executive General Manager – Operations

Michael joined Data#3 in 1987 and has worked in many key roles for the company including technical engineering, pre-sales, sales, business operations, sales and state management and executive management. He has been responsible for the original establishment of Managed Services, Networking and Consulting Services and many of the sales and operational processes within the business. On 1 July 2021, Michael’s title changed to Executive General Manager – Operations responsible for the business operations of the company including security.