Dr. Todd Subritzky, PhD: Senior digital project manager & business process innovator
Location: Sydney, NSW
Todd is founder and director of Kaizen Digital, a firm with expertise in web project management, strategy, and digital transformation consultation. Passionate, analytical and results driven, he is a highly experienced digital project manager with 12 years’ experience and a proven track record of successful end-to-end digital project management. Todd has overseen the end-to-end development of hundreds of Australian web and mobile projects and is proficient across the entire project development life cycle (planning, analysis, design, implementation and support).
Todd is effective both independently and in collaborative team environments and is skilled at building and managing high performance off-shore development, design, implementation and support teams from Indonesia, China, Philippines, India, Africa, and Europe on Australian projects. He also lectures on IT project management and informatics among other subjects at La Trobe University (Sydney campus).
His flexible skills are transferable and can be seamlessly applied to educational, technical, marketing (B2B & B2C) and creative digital projects, or internal and external communications in both complex organisations and small business environments.
Core skill set
Todd’s core strengths stem from excellent written, verbal, organisational, and interpersonal skills. Calm and focused under multiple deadline pressure, Todd is a creative and practical problem solver adept at needs assessment and task prioritisation. He has an eye for detail and understands what is required for successful project completion. He takes prides in the ability to tailor results for both internal and external projects, government and/or corporate environments and add value in realms such as media, education, business, PR and communications, tourism, academia, health, policy recommendation, finance, real estate, and IT.
Stakeholder management, reporting, knowledge transfer and customer engagement
Todd is comfortable engaging a range of stakeholders from executive directors of government departments to high profile industry CEOs, regulators, techs, quants, subject matter experts, accountants, vendors, and end users. He is an expert in collaborative governance processes and negotiated consensus building across multi-stakeholder projects in regulatory contexts. Additionally, he is an engaging public speaker having presented his research findings at international conferences in New Zealand, Australia, and the US. Todd takes pride in reporting visually stimulating and factually accurate information to stakeholders across multiple platforms in ways that deliver complex information and jargon into clear, actionable insights. Todd is equally at home leading well prepared workshops, stakeholder reporting meetings, brainstorming, planning, implementation, training, or team briefing sessions in order to lead organizational transformation.
Project management philosophy
Kaizen methodology – lean operations, continuous improvement, rapid application development (RAD) and prototyping, collaboration and multi-stakeholder engagement, flexibility, process automation, quality control, and data-driven decision making. Ability to ‘build the plane while flying it’ highly regarded.
Recent milestone projects include a purpose built search engine for cannabis media, a network of over 20,000 websites, learning management systems and online training programs, mobile apps, eCommerce solutions and custom API integrations.
|Academic Qualifications||University||Year of Completion|
|BSc (hons) Sociology and IT||Open University (UK)||2004 (Honours)|
|Online Course: Technology Entrepreneurship||Stanford University||2014|
|Post Grad: Health Research Quantitative Methods||Curtin University||2015 (Distinction)|
|Post Grad: Qualitative Research in Public Health||Curtin University||2016 (High Distinction)|
|PhD||Curtin University, National Drug Research Institute||2020|
In 2017 Todd was awarded the Research Training Program Stipend Scholarship (formerly Australian Postgraduate Award) and the Curtin Research Scholarship for students with exceptional research potential.