Dr. Kim Elms Director


Kim has extensive experience in both CTO and Enterprise Architecture roles over 20 years. His knowledge of technology trends and impacts is extensive and he consistently demonstrates the ability to distil complex business problems into enduring sophisticated technology solutions.

Kim’s years in technology research and development were defined through international industry experience on large multi-national projects whilst working at SAP Research, the Distributed Systems Technology Centre (DSTC) and within European Union Industry Collaboration Projects (EU-FP6). During this time collaborative prototypes were developed and productisation strategies and roadmaps detailed.

Kim is an expert facilitator and highly regarded business manager. Kim has extensive experience in strategic planning, project and program management, corporate governance, data structure and governance, enterprise architecture, solution architecture and business innovation projects (including delivery and evaluation of funding proposals, including structuring enterprise valuations).

Kim’s extensive international experience and collaborations have been honed with a wide range of technical and business staff – engineers and researchers through to corporate executives and board members. He also has experience in delivering technology evaluations to corporate and independent executives.

Key Competencies/Skills
  • Corporate Leadership (Business & Technology)
  • Strategic Planning
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Solution Architecture
  • System Integration
  • Taxonomies & Applications to Database & Messaging Systems
  • Cyber Security Assessments
  • Program Management
  • Business Design
  • Workflow & Inter-Organisational Workflow (Defined Contract Endpoints)
  • Research & Development with International Partners & Corporate Customers
Education, Qualifications and Memberships
  • Bachelor of Bus (Dist)
  • M. Sc. (Comp) (Dean’s list)
  • PhD (CompSci)
Clients Kim has worked with:
  • Morgans Stockbrokering
  • Queensland Treasury Corporation (QTC)
  • Powerlink
  • Energex
  • RACQ
  • Telefonica (Brasil)
  • SAP – Collaborating with International Partners: BT, EADS, IBM, Oracle, Open University, ILOG
  • QSI Payments (now Mastercard)
  • ActiveSky (Media Technology Startup)
  • Distributed Systems Technology Centre (DSTC)
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