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a new state-of-the-art remote, centralised feeding centre. Through the project, the implementation of new technologies and the introduction of strong partnerships has worked to drive up production rates, optimise performance and reduce waste across the organisation. “We have five farming regions located around Tasmania and typically, each zone will have multiple leases

“We’re Australia’s largest aquaculture business and we want to make sure it stays that way” — Matt Leary, Chief Information Officer

which house our pens,” explains Leary. To ensure its operations could be supported by a digitally-led underwater


infrastructure, Tassal partnered with aquaculture technology leaders Steinsvik and Tasmanian based IT E XE CU T I VE PRO FI LE

Matt Leary With a degree in Engineering and over 20 years of experience in the manufacturing, supply chain and now aquaculture industries, I have spent most of my career in IT and Business Intelligence leadership roles. I am driven by a desire to help businesses succeed through technology to increase business performance, drive competitiveness and improve decision-making processes. Originally employed as a BI manager with the focus on improving Tassal’s data capability, I was soon promoted to the role of CIO as part of the company’s rapid growth journey.

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Gigabit Magazine – May 2019  

Gigabit Magazine – May 2019