IT research consultancy IDEAS International has appointed former Telstra/Solution 6 director Lindsay Yelland as non-executive director, and former IDC analyst Len Rust as chairman and non-executive director.
Sydney-based IDEAS supplies research data to technology vendors and purchases globally. The company has adopted a public company constitution as a first step toward listing on the Australian Stock Exchange.
Yelland was acting chief executive officer at Solution 6 and a group managing director at Telstra. He maintains chairman and directorship roles for several IT companies.
Len Rust was formerly the vice president for International Data Corporation, Asia-Pacific. He is currently a director at Genie Systems Australia and chairman of the government-funded Australian Distributed Incubator.