CDR firm names Joe D’Addio to its board, eyes Sydney expansion

Joe D’Addio, Director to the Board at
Joe D’Addio, Director to the Board at

Consumer data company has appointed Joe D’Addio as its Director to the board. An industry stalwart, Joe D’Addio was the former CEO of ASX-listed IT service provider MOQ.

With over 40 years of experience in the IT sector, D’Addio has been at the helm of a number of success stories, including GM of Professional Services Australia at Dimension Data and founder and director of Technology Effect, which was acquired by MOQ in 2015. D’Addio joins CEO and Founder Stuart Low and Chief People Officer, Sally Park on the Board.

What are the other changes at is at the forefront of the Australian Consumer Data Right, changing the way the world shares consumer data securely. Founded in 2017, it is a pioneer in Consumer Data Right (CDR) compliance solutions. Its cloud-based SaaS solutions today enable data-sharing access for over 18 million Australian consumers on behalf of banks and energy retailers.

As part of its growth strategy, Mark Perry, formerly Chief Customer Officer at, has stepped into a new role as Chief Growth Officer. In his new role, Mark will lead the business on its path towards the target of 100% year-on-year growth over the next five years.

To support this growth, Peter Hill has been appointed as Head of Customer Success. Hill was recently the Channels and Alliances Manager (ANZ) at data resilience SaaS platform Druva, as well as holding multiple channel roles at HP. has also appointed Stella Kwok, as its financial controller. Based in Sydney, Stella joins the team from HR tech start-up enboarder and will work out of’s new Sydney office, set to open in the new financial year.

Why is a revolutionary force in the industry?

To date, has assisted in the delivery of Consumer Data Right (CDR) solutions for about 10% of all banks and 67% of energy retailers active in the consumer data scheme, with more than 18 million consumers having data-sharing access enabled by Biza technology.

D’Addio said: “ is pioneering consumer data sharing. In just five years, Stuart and his team have built game-changing, invaluable solutions for data holders, with more to come. What has impressed me most is their incredible growth trajectory, a testament to the team’s deep expertise and dedication to its mission of changing the way we share consumer data.”

“I’m looking forward to working with the team and provide guidance and support during an exciting time of growth and innovation for the company and sector more broadly.”

What does Joe’s appointment mean for

Stuart Low, Founder and Chief Executive Officer at
Stuart Low, Founder and Chief Executive Officer at

Commenting on Joe’s appointment, Stuart Low, founder and CEO of said: “We are thrilled to have a tech industry veteran like Joe join the board. The fast-paced and ever-changing nature of the CDR means Joe’s expertise and guidance are going to be critical as we enter our next phase of growth, and we’re glad to have him on our team.”

“As we reach the CDR’s second birthday, the expansion of our footprint to Sydney and recent leadership hires have put us in a great position to continue to lead in the consumer data space as we see more industries designated and use cases released,” Stuart Low added.

The expansion of’s leadership team comes after it successfully raised $7.5 million in a Series A funding round led by OIF Ventures and Jelix Ventures in August 2022.