Russell Turner is Deputy Chief Executive Property Rights at Land Information New Zealand (LINZ). Russell joined LINZ in 2011, initially as CIO before taking on responsibility for the IT and Finance functions. In 2014, he became Deputy Chief Executive for the Property Rights group, which focuses on delivering a national land administration system including a world-class survey and title operation. Russell is also responsible for the introduction of a next generation technology platform for LINZ’s 13,000 customers. Prior to LINZ, Russell was a member of the executive team at the NZ MetService, and GM of Customer Applications with TelstraSaturn. Most of his career has been in the private sector in management and consultancy roles to introduce technology-enabled change in organisations.