Rick Seaman

Office for Digital Government, Department of the Premier and Cabinet


Rick Seaman leads the Office for Digital Government (ODG) and works with South Australian Government agencies to implement the government’s Digital by Default Declaration and ICT strategy, SA Connected. ODG, a division within the Department of the Premier and Cabinet, is the government’s central digital innovation policy, strategy and ICT security area.

The Office also drives innovation by leading projects that draw people together and foster collaboration. Rick’s experience within the ICT and digital fields spans over 20 years, including holding Director positions within the former Office of the Chief Information Officer. In these positions, Rick oversaw the central strategic sourcing and procurement operations for the SA Government’s ICT Services, including managing vendor relationships, and achieving multi-million dollar cost reductions in large-scale across-government ICT contracts.