Rob James - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • Qantas' cloud-based flight sim saving millions in fuel

    A cloud-based flight path simulator, which determines the most efficient route airplanes can take to reach their destination, is set to save Qantas millions of dollars in fuel, the airline's CEO Alan Joyce said today.

    Written by George Nott30 April 19 11:57
  • Paul Keen moves to Qantas

    Former Airtasker CTO Paul Keen is the new head of software engineering at Qantas. Keen, who left the gig economy player last month, is reporting to Qantas chief technology, Rob James who joined the airline last May.

    Written by Byron Connolly26 June 18 13:50
  • A look back at last year's CIO50: #8 Rob James, William Hill

    How William Hill's former CIO Rob James restructured and refocused teams at the betting company to deliver a more marketable product, which led to $60 million in new revenue growth for the organisation.

    Written by Byron Connolly19 July 17 14:49
  • EXCLUSIVE: Rob James new Qantas CTO

    William Hill’s IT boss Rob James has quit his post and will join Qantas as the airline’s new chief technology officer in early August.

    Written by Byron Connolly31 May 17 11:17
  • Rob James: A revenue-driving CIO

    For Rob James, running the technology for online sports betting business, William Hill, means everything he does has a direct impact on revenue.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett25 Feb. 16 15:13
  • Cloudy future for Service Stream, Echo Entertainment

    Moving to the cloud with ServiceNow has allowed the IT departments of Service Stream and Echo Entertainment Group to save costs and improve work efficiencies.

    Written by Hamish Barwick21 March 13 10:00