Deirdre Diamante is the founder and principal of Mia Consulting Services. Deirdre’s intimate knowledge of public sector procurement environments makes her a sought-after advisor by commercial and public sector organisations alike. Her various educational programs are recognised by Business Victoria and Swinburne University; while her consulting expertise helps companies of all sizes engage effectively with government and win business. Deirdre also works closely with government to implement industry and procurement programs, and serves as immediate past Chair for the Victorian Council of the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA). Deirdre is the Director and Co-Founder of the #TechDiversity Foundation and serves on its Board. In addition to her role on Salsa’s board, she’s also a Board Member of Manningham Community Enterprises Ltd a Bendigo Bank Community Bank.