"John Walters" news, interviews, and features

Slideshows about John Walters

  • IN PICTURES: Data#3 farewells John Grant (+21 photos)

    IN PICTURES: Data#3 farewells John Grant (+21 photos)

    Data#3 recently held a cocktail function in Sydney to bid a fond farewell to managing director, John Grant, who retires from the top spot after clocking up 33 prosperous years with the business. He joined the business in 1982, hailing from IBM and completed an engineering degree at the University of Queensland before taking up a scholarship with Brisbane City Council. In 1984 the company was renamed Data#3 and in 1997, listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. Grant was appointed managing director in 1996 and maintained the title until December 2015. Grant's affiliation and involvement with Data#3 will continue through his Chairmanship of the Board of Discovery Technology. He was inducted into the ARN Hall of Fame in 2008. Photos by Julia Talevski.

    IN PICTURES: Data#3 farewells John Grant (+21 photos)
  • IN PICTURES: Nextgen Christmas Drinks 2013 (21 pictures)

    IN PICTURES: Nextgen Christmas Drinks 2013 (21 pictures)

    Nextgen Distribution held its Christmas drinks at Hemmesphere Bar, in Sydney's Establishment. John Walters' team hosted vendors, partners and guests to canapes, drinks and a tangerine dresscode. Photos by Allan Swann.

    IN PICTURES: Nextgen Christmas Drinks 2013 (21 pictures)
  • IN PICTURES: IT industry gets together for Queensland flood relief fund-raiser

    IN PICTURES: IT industry gets together for Queensland flood relief fund-raiser

    Many of the IT industry's finest plus some of rugby union's greats have come together to raise funds for Queensland's flood victims at a special lunch at the historic Victoria Barracks Officers’ Mess, Paddington, Sydney. Former Chief of the Defence Force, General Peter Cosgrove, hosted the lunch. Table hosts included: Major General David Morrison, the current Commander Forces Command Wallaby coach, Robbie Deans; Bob Dwyer; Simon Poidevin; Paul Clitheroe and Vince Sorrenti. So far, more than $200,000 has been raised from luncheons organised by industry veteran, John Walters. Walters said he received fantastic feedback from the attendees stating that even though there were so many famous faces in the room, it was pleasing to see how down-to-earth and engaged they were. Another event funding raising event is also on the cards later on in the year, in the form of a Wallaby boat cruise.

    IN PICTURES: IT industry gets together for Queensland flood relief fund-raiser
  • IN PICTURES: IT charity lunch for Queensland flood support

    IN PICTURES: IT charity lunch for Queensland flood support

    They came from everywhere. More than 800 of the IT industry's finest plus some of rugby union's greats, all with one aim - to raise funds for Queensland's flood victims. The event, held at the Grand Ballroom, Star City Casino, Sydney, sold out all 86 tables in five days. The organisers included IT industry veteran John Walters, Cisco's Tony Wright, and David Henderson. Australian rugby union legends Rocky Elsom, Mark Ella, Bob Dwyer and Nick Farr-Jones also attended. After pre-show drinks (featured in this slideshow) everybody got down to the serious business of raising funds through a trivia quiz, raffle and auction.

    IN PICTURES: IT charity lunch for Queensland flood support

More slideshows

News about John Walters