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Steve Hulse, Chief Executive Officer

Steve is a seasoned executive with over 25+ years of experience in technology products & services with customer oriented-companies ranging in size from specialized software organizations to large multi-national corporations. He has extensive experience working in the Business Intelligence and Analytics marketplace working for Oracle, IBM and SingTel. holding senior management & technical roles.

Steven’s track record includes creating and bringing new products & services to market and the management and implementation of information technology solutions to address challenges in the Government & Private Sector.

Steven received a B.Sc. and Dip Ed from the University of New England and has attended several executive management programs.

Indrani Tharmanason, Chief Financial Officer

Indrani has more than twenty years’ experience as chief financial officer of internationally focussed high-growth technology businesses such as ManageSoft Corporation and Ceram Polymerik. Indrani worked closely with their boards creating strategic plans and business plans to support the direction, initiatives, and execution as well as a number of successful capital raisings both locally and with international investors.

Prior to that, Indrani worked in top tier chartered accounting firms for eight years, including Ernst & Young and KPMG.  Indrani is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, and holds degrees in Commerce and Computer Science from Melbourne University.




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Steve Hulse, Chief Executive Officer

Steve is a seasoned executive with over 25+ years of experience in technology products & services with customer oriented-companies ranging in size from specialized software organizations to large multi-national corporations. He has extensive experience working in the Business Intelligence and Analytics marketplace working for Oracle, IBM and SingTel. holding senior management & technical roles.

Steven’s track record includes creating and bringing new products & services to market and the management and implementation of information technology solutions to address challenges in the Government & Private Sector.

Steven received a B. Sc. and Dip Ed from the University of New England and has attended several executive management programs.

John Dyson

John Dyson is a founder of Starfish Ventures, one of Australia’s leading venture capital firms.

John holds a Bachelor of Science from Monash University, a Graduate Diploma in Finance and Investment from Securities Institute of Australia, Masters of Business Administration from RMIT University and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. John attended the Stanford University Executive Program in 2010. John is also the Chair of Swinburne Ventures Pty Ltd (the entity responsible for the commercialisation of technology for Swinburne University of Technology).

Michael Lukin

Michael Lukin is Managing Director and Global Head of the Macquarie Investment Management Private Markets (“MIMPM”) Team.

Michael is responsible for the overall management of MIMPM’s global operations and is chair of the Senior Partners Committee. Michael has 15 years of private equity investment experience. Before joining Macquarie, Michael was an asset consultant with Towers Perrin, providing advice on investment matters and manager selection to superannuation funds and master trust clients. This included working with the Alternative Investments Group of Total Risk Management, a subsidiary of Towers Perrin, on alternative asset manager selection and policy.

Michael serves on the advisory boards of Next Capital, Crescent Capital, Pacific Equity Partners, Catalyst and Ironbridge Capital. Prior to his appointment as Global Head of MIMPM, Michael was responsible for all Australian private equity capital raising, fund investments and co-investments. He has been a member of MIMPM’s Investment Committee since its inception and has been directly involved in the successful implementation of MIMPM’s large public pension fund mandates and fund of funds, having participated in the approval of all MIMPM investments since joining Macquarie.

Michael has a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics with Honours from the University of Sydney, Australia, majoring in financial mathematics. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (“CFA”) Charter Holder and is an Associate of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia.

Wayne Fitzsimmons

Wayne is a partner in the MGroup, a boutique investment company based in Melbourne, Australia with offices in Sydney and Washington, DC. He and his three partners provide a broad range of professional advice to high technology IT and Biotech companies in the area of management, business planning and legal services. Wayne is an experienced executive who has worked extensively in the USA (10 years), UK (4 years) as well as in his home country of Australia.