Peter Dawson, formerly of Supa IGA and Metcash/IGA, Smokemart & Gift Box and The Reject Shop, has been appointed the Queensland State Manager at success story, Lenard's. Mr Dawson is another star recruit of Lenard's Chief Executive Officer, Harry Rumpler, who appointed retail sales veteran, Steve Smith, formerly of Coles, Woolworths, Metcash and IGA as the Regional Sales Manager for New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania in August 2022.
Cyara, the Automated Customer Experience Assurance Platform, appointed Max Lipovetsky as VP Products and Russ Hellmann as VP Growth Marketing, as it grows its global foothold. With over 20 years’ experience in the contact centre and IVR industry, Max Lipovetsky brings knowledge as Cyara’s VP Products. In 2003, Max co-founded Global Speech Networks and brought to market one of the first SaaS contact centre clouds - capturing the attention of some of ANZ’s largest businesses. Based in Melbourne, Max will be critical in guiding Cyara through its next stage of product innovation, including the fast-evolving role of AI in testing.
Nozomi Networks, the leader in Operational Technology & Internet of Things cybersecurity, announced that Jared Waterman has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the company. In addition to leading Nozomi Networks’ global finance organisation, Mr. Waterman will be responsible for support functions including overseeing the finance, legal and IT teams.
VertiGIS, a provider of innovative spatial asset management solutions for utilities, telecommunications, govt, and infrastructure firms is entering its next phase of growth and expansion. VertiGIS is backed by global, technology-focused investment firm Battery Ventures, who saw an opportunity to bring together a distributed ecosystem of leading geographic information systems (GIS) and spatial tech companies under the brand in 2017.
Global memory storage company Solidigm has named Woody Young, a member of its Board of Directors, company President. In this role, Young will direct the finance, strategy, corporate development, human resources, legal, and IT functions. He will also lead the search for Solidigm's incoming CEO, in conjunction with the company’s Board Chairman Jung-ho Park.
Outseer, a provider of payment authentication and account monitoring solutions, appointed Mike Dayton as Chief Sales Officer. In this role, Dayton will lead all direct and channel go-to-market teams in pursuit of Outseer’s mission to liberate the world from transactional fraud. Throughout his career Dayton has led sales and channel at security and tech companies that have delivered solutions to the enterprise market with particular focus on financial services.
Behavox, the security software firm specializing in communication surveillance, announced the appointment of Sasaki-san, Partner / Chief of Staff and Head of CEO office at SoftBank Investment Advisers. New board member Sasaki-san brings a wealth of experience in financial markets. Sasaki-san worked as Partner, Head of CEO Office at SoftBank since 2017, having first joined them in August 2003 after almost 3 years at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi.
Fast growing innovation and investment firm, Skafold, has appointed ex-MTX Group Australia CEO Ben Papps as its Executive General Manager and Investment Principal. As Executive General Manager, Ben is responsible for the overall management of investments made in the digital and data industries and growth of in-house data and development capabilities.
Arm appointed Tony Fadell, Build Collective Principal, to its Board. Mr. Fadell brings decades of experience with the Arm ecosystem as the company prepares for a potential public listing.
Denodo, a data management firm, announced two additions to its executive team to help to guide Denodo through its next phase of growth: Daniel Lender as Chief Financial Officer and Stephen Welles as Chief Legal Officer. Mr. Lender and Mr. Welles will lead all of Denodo’s global financial and legal strategy and operations, reporting to Denodo’s CEO, Angel Viña.