Gary Ebeyan has more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry following his graduation from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Science degree. He established his first IT business at the age of 23, developing software products for the building industry. The business gained reputable customers such as Jennings Industries, Pioneer Group, BP Australia and BHP Melbourne Research Laboratories. After eight years of success, Mr Ebeyan established Expert Information Services to focus on the growing IT services market and that led to winning several outsourcing deals with multi-national companies. His business excellence was recognised by “The Age/D&B Awards” with Expert Information Services being awarded 'Best Victorian IT Business' in 2001 and 2002, and “Best Overall Victorian Business” in 2001. Under his leadership the company also achieved ISO9001/2000 and CMMI Level 4 accreditation. Mr Ebeyan was awarded the Centenary Medal for services to business by the Prime Minister and the Governor General, and he also became a finalist in the 2003 Victorian region Entrepreneur of the Year Award. In 2004, Mr Ebeyan became chief executive of Infosys Australia following the acquisition of Expert Information Services by the global offshore outsourcing giant, Infosys Technologies. Under his leadership, until he decided to pursue other interests at the end of 2008, Infosys Australia grew to over 2500 staff servicing the Australian market with consolidated revenues reaching well over $250M.