Employee Spotlight: Glendin Franklin-Browne

By Samantha Cordell | February 18, 2019

1902_glendin_mugshot_PLs7_115014Diamond actively recruits and keeps the best IT brains in the market. Our staff are recognised industry leaders, innovators and all round impressive people who all have great stories to share.

We'd like you to meet our Technology Consulting Manager - Glendin Franklin-Browne.

1. What is your role at Diamond?

I am Diamond IT's Technology Consulting Manager.

I am responsible for managing and growing the consultancy practice at Diamond IT. I bring with me over 23 years’ experience in the ICT industry primarily on the customer's side. I've worked in industries such as local government, education, finance, hospitality, entertainment, not for profit, aged care, utilities, and property management all under the banner of running, enabling and driving technology best practice and innovation.

2. What do you like most about working at Diamond?

I enjoy the family feel about the organisation and how everyone is very enthusiastic about technology, and providing quality solutions to our clients.

3. Why did you choose to enter the field?

I had a passion for Technology from a very young age - not just in Computers but in electronics and amateur radio. This passion was a major factor in getting my first full time job as an IT Engineer straight out of high school.

4. If you could meet anyone, living or dead who would you choose?

Ari Vatanen, winner of the World Rally Championship in 1981 and one of the most dynamic rally drivers to ever get behind the wheel of a Mk II Ford Escort.

5. People would be surprised to know...

1902_masportFordEscortI used to be an Amateur Rally driver in my younger years. I drove a 1.6ltr 1981 Mk II Ford Escort in the Masport Escort Livery (similar car pictured).

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About Samantha Cordell
Samantha Cordell

Group Marketing Manager @ Diamond IT - Samantha (Sam) fell into the IT Industry after studying a combination of computer science and marketing at Uni, starting in Operations with the now decentralised Cabletron Systems. Over the next 20 years Sam undertook various marketing roles within Intel, Microsoft and Cisco Systems before moving to Newcastle for a sea-change working for Wine Selectors. “Not able to stay away from the IT Industry I jumped at the chance to join the team. I am excited to drive the marketing strategy for Diamond IT’s range of Technology Solutions."