David Hackshall

Chief Information Officer

Cochlear Ltd

Symposium Roles
Speaker/Panelist 2018
Panels Participated in
Realizing Synergies from Digital Innovations (2018)

David Hackshall is the Chief Information Officer at Cochlear Ltd, a leader in cochlear implant technology that supports over 450,000 people with hearing loss around the world. Since commencing his role in July 2015, Mr. Hackshall has overseen the organisation’s global IT capability with a focus on innovating technology to further improve the Cochlear recipient’s journey.
Based in Sydney, he operates in a global capacity with operations throughout Asia, Europe and the US. Under Mr. Hackshall’s supervision, the Cochlear technology function has undertaken a material restructure while delivering a number of customer facing and internal cornerstone applications.

Mr. Hackshall was also recently selected by his peers to be included in the top 10 CIOs across Australia and New Zealand. He has over 20 years’ of experience in driving technological transformation spanning differing industry sectors. He has worked in some of Australia’s leading companies including logistics, financial services and now medical devices. He holds both a Master of Information Technology Management and MBA from Macquarie University.