Gavin Smith

Information Technology Manager

Gavin Smith
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Gavin Smith is LEAP's Information Technology Manager. He is responsible for security and availability of LEAP's IT systems. He leads the Information Systems team responsible for supporting internal IT systems at LEAP and the Dev/Ops team responsible for supporting the LEAP Cloud product globally.

Gavin joined LEAP in 2014 as the AWS Infrastructure Manager and was a key contributor to the migration of the LEAP Cloud product from on-premises to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. In 2017, Gavin moved into the Information Security Manager role to concentrate on the protection of LEAP's systems and sensitive client data. As Information Technology Manager, Gavin now oversees all aspects of IT operations and security at LEAP.

Prior to working at LEAP Gavin worked in a variety of IT roles in online media, finance, high-tech manufacturing and IT Services in the United Kingdom and Australia.

Gavin holds a Master of Information Systems Security and a Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Security from Charles Sturt University. He also holds a number of IT industry certifications including CompTIA Security+, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate.

In the Media

Gavin Smith discusses how cloud-based, flexible working helps developers to foster creativity and productivity (Read his full interview with Drop Everything, by DropBox).