NAB’s government for enterprise know-how Steve Day quietly left the financial institution final month to take up a task at analytics vendor Databricks.
The transfer occurred with little fanfare contemplating Day’s senior IT position, which noticed him repeatedly current on the financial institution’s achievements in its cloud migration.
He additionally beforehand held the title of government normal supervisor of infrastructure, cloud and office on the financial institution.
A NAB spokesperson confirmed Day’s exit to iTnews and mentioned his alternative is being sought.
“We are able to verify Steve Day has left NAB and we thank him for the numerous contribution he made to our know-how transformation,” the spokesperson mentioned.
“Steve has performed a key position in NAB’s bold public cloud-first, multi-cloud technique, in addition to delivering excellent outcomes in office instruments and know-how resilience.
“He has taken up a task at one other firm and we want him the easiest in his subsequent endeavours.”
Day – who had beforehand spent substantial time with each AWS and Telstra in its cloud enterprise – oversaw NAB’s migration to AWS and later Azure, together with the automated governance processes that have been essential to receiving regulatory sign-off.
A collection of detailed shows within the early a part of the cloud migration, which was largely AWS-focused, detailed NAB’s challenges rebounding from a long period of IT outsourcing, which left it with out key expertise and resulted within the creation of a cloud guild to retrain workers.
Exterior of the cloud migration, Day additionally introduced a variety of different tasks, together with large-scale remote work systems for the pandemic, and the financial institution’s bulging API portfolio.
Day’s LinkedIn profile reveals that he left NAB in March and has since taken up a task of vp of buyer success for Asia Pacific and Japan at Databricks, a cloud-based analytics service supplier.
The financial institution has misplaced a number of high-profile know-how executives over the previous 12 months, together with chief data officer Glenda Crisp and the founder of the cloud guild Paul Silver.