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Chief Technology Officer

I work at IntegrateHQ, an iPaaS startup that helps sales and marketing teams by automating data flows. I thrive when working in small teams and startups, I love keeping up with the latest trends in software tech, and excel at rapidly building MVPs.

About Me

I am a respected software architect and leader with over 20 years of industry experience. I led development of data integration platforms at SaaS companies IntegrateHQ, Trujay Group, Adaptive Planning and myDIALS. I have developed reliable, business critical data integrations with cloud systems including HubSpot, NetSuite, Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics and Pipedrive; I have created on-premises to cloud integrations leveraging custom developed, commercial & open-source middleware, connecting to databases, flat files, and enterprise systems including Sage 100, and QuickBooks.

I am hands on, I am an excellent communicator, I enjoy collaborating and have lived and worked in Australia, the US, Europe, and South Africa.

I am a full stack developer with strong operational and information security skills. Here are some technologies and topics I've been applying recently:
  • ReactJS
  • TypeScript
  • JavaScript
  • Node.js
  • Go (Golang)
  • .NET
  • PostgreSQL
  • AWS hosting
  • ISO27001


Chief Technical Officer - IntegrateHQ
Jul 2019 - present

I am a co-founder and the CTO at IntegrateHQ, a multi-tenanted data integration iPaaS. IntegrateHQ is a sister company of Trujay, with a focus on data integration between sales/marketing systems and other key operational systems (financial, ERP, BI). Achievements:

  • Applying deep knowledge of data integration and software development to design and lead development of IntegrateHQ’s data integration platform.
  • Rapid development of connectors (API, database, file) to many common business systems.
  • Developed IntegrateHQ’s ISO27001 compliant Information Security Management System and attained 3rd party accreditation.
  • Recruited key engineering and services team members.

Tech stack: AWS hosting (VPCs, ALBs/NLBs, EC2, API Gateway, CloudFront, CodeBuild, EFS, S3, RDS, …), PostgreSQL, Go(lang) API server, Node.js data integrations (TypeScript, JavaScript), ReactJS, Docker, ElasticSearch.

VP, Product Development - Trujay
Oct 2016 - Jul 2019

I was the founding development team member of SaaS migration specialist company Trujay Group. Achievements:

  • Lead development of the company’s flagship self-service CRM migration product.
  • Assisted with acquisition of Data2CRM, helping create a successful specialist CRM migration company.

In 2019, after the Data2CRM acquisition, IntegrateHQ was spun out as a sister company focussed on data integration; I moved across to run the product development.

Tech stack: AWS hosting (VPCs, ALBs/NLBs, EC2, API Gateway, CodeBuild, EFS, S3, RDS, …), PostgreSQL, Go(lang) API server, Node.js data integrations (JavaScript), Aurelia (UI), Netlify, ElasticSearch.

Principal Consultant, Owner - Gzook
Jan 2016 - present

I offer software consulting services and development through Gzook. Areas of expertise include cloud computing (AWS), APIs and backend services, frontend UIs, mobile applications, information security (ISO 27001). Data integration specialisation (middleware / ETL). Projects/engagements:

  • Developed Xamarin mobile app for presentation of analytics dashboards.
  • Web UI/cloud architecture consulting.
  • Developed Xamarin mobile app (with associated back-end services) to facilitate consumer product purchases using Bitcoin.
Architect, Integration - myDIALS and Adaptive Planning
Aug 2006 - Dec 2015

Founding member of SaaS start-up myDIALS - a cloud based, business performance analytics platform allowing companies to manage business and operational performance in near real time. myDIALS was acquired by Adaptive Planning (now Workday) in Jul 2012.

  • Designed and led development of the data integration platform used to supply data to the myDIALS analytics platform.
  • At Adaptive Insights, led enhancements to the myDIALS data integration product, driving it to become the data integration platform used across the Adaptive suite of products.

Tech stack: AWS hosting, MySQL/MS SQL Server/Oracle, Java (integration runtime), C# (server/APIs), JavaScript UI, Pentaho Data Integration (now Hitachi).

Diverse - Earlier
prior to Jul 2006
  • Started my career at Citect (acquired by Schneider Electric in 2006), a leading software company specialising in industrial automation and process control.
  • Launched the Brisbane practice for Consultel BWP, delivering IT consulting services and recruiting consultants onto diverse government IT projects.
  • I was a founding member of OpX Solutions, providing consulting, MES and industrial automation services to mining companies. All OpX Solutions founders, including myself, joined software startup myDIALS at inception.


Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical)
University of NSW, Sydney
Postgraduate Subjects (MBA related)
Deakin University, Melbourne (remote)

I studied several subjects from the MBA postgraduate program.

  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Economics for Managers
  • Organisational Behaviour
Certified Scrum Master (lapsed)
Scrum Alliance, Brisbane

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