Tracey Fellows (BEc 1987) is the Chief Executive Officer of REA Group, a global online real estate advertising company based in Melbourne, Australia.
Prior to this she was general manager of communications services at Australia Post, and Microsoft's area vice-president for Asia Pacific, overseeing sales, services, and marketing for 12 countries in the region. From 2007-2010 she was managing director of Microsoft in Australia and New Zealand.
A leader in her field, she has more than 20 years experience in the Australian IT industry.
After graduating from Monash, Tracey was accepted into IBM’s graduate recruitment program. She worked there for 14 years, progressing from systems engineering to become a sales representative and then general manager of the personal computer division.
Ms Fellows was eventually recruited by Dell and appointed general manager of its home and small/medium business division.
In 2003 Ms Fellows joined Microsoft as director of the company’s server business group, later taking on the role of director of business and marketing operations.
Ms Fellows was appointed managing director of Microsoft Australia and New Zealand in January 2007. Under her guidance Microsoft Australia grew to a staff of more than 700 working in capital cities across Australia.
In early 2013 Australia Post announced that Ms Fellows was returning to Melbourne, Australia to head up its new communications management services business unit. In this new role Ms Fellows spearheaded Australia Post’s move to a more digital-based strategy.
In June 2014 REA Group announced Ms Fellows as their new Chief Executive Officer commencing in September 2014.
In addition to her Monash degree, Ms Fellows has a Diploma of Banking Management from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management.