Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer
Craig Scroggie is the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of NEXTDC. He has substantial senior leadership experience within the IT and telecommunications industries.
Prior to joining NEXTDC Mr Scroggie held the position of Vice President & Managing Director of Symantec in the Pacific region where he was responsible for driving Symantec’s sales and business development in the region and served as the senior leader for the overall Symantec business in Pacific which hosts more than 700 staff across 10 locations. During his time at Symantec Mr Scroggie previously held the position of senior director of business development for Asia Pacific and Japan, where he was responsible for leading enterprise business development for Symantec’s fastest growing region.
Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer Mr Scroggie served as a Non Executive Director of NEXTDC for 18 months, including as Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee. Mr Scroggie has previously held senior leadership positions with Veritas Software, Computer Associates, EMC Corporation and Fujitsu.
Mr Scroggie has twice served as a judge in the Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioners 2008 and 2009 Australian Privacy Awards and twice given evidence as an expert witness in the Australian Government Standing Committee on Communications Inquiry into Cyber Crime, and the Federal Parliament Joint Select Committee on Cyber Safety.
Mr Scroggie currently holds the position of Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Business, Economics & Law at La Trobe University; where he recently served as Chairman of the La Trobe University Graduate School of Management Board. Mr Scroggie is also the Deputy Chairman of the Foundation for IT Sustainability (FFITS) Board. Mr Scroggie has also recently held a number of industry leadership positions including serving as Chairman of the Storage Networking Industry Association Board, been a member of the international CEO Forum, a Governor of the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia, and a trustee for the Committee for Economic Development of Australia.
Mr Scroggie is a Graduate and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, a Fellow of the Australian Sales & Marketing Institute and serves on its National Advisory Committee. Mr Scroggie is a Graduate of the University of Southern Queensland and holds an Advanced Certificate in Information Technology, a Graduate Certificate in Management, a Postgraduate Diploma in Management, and a Master of Business Administration.