Meet our management team
Chairman and CEO
Karl has a Graduate Diploma in Management, is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and was a long-standing member of The Executive Connection. He is an active business angel and property investor and worked with a range of industry sectors and businesses. Previously MD, Karl is now CEO and Executive Chairman and the largest shareholder in Techniche. During his time as MD, Techniche grew from a Tasmanian-based IT services company to a global IT company with operations in Europe, the US and Asia.
Chief Technology Officer
A seasoned networking and software industry executive with a track record of innovation and building software businesses at Cisco, Microsoft, Rockwell and other leading technology companies. Has founded and led a number of successful startups focused on bringing new innovation to market including technology areas such as distributed cloud computing architectures, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and large scale SaaS software services.
Chief Financial Officer
A member of CPA Australia, David has more than 30 years' experience in finance and investment. His prior roles include senior executive positions with a range of international and domestic banking institutions where he has managed teams of finance professionals, implemented business systems and spearheaded improvement initiatives. He held the role of Techniche group financial controller from 2014 until 2018 when he was promoted to CFO.
Global Head of Sales
Steve leads the sales teams in the Americas, EMEA, and APAC across both Statseeker and Urgent products. Steve brings more than 30 years' sales and marketing leadership experience to Techniche. In previous roles, Steve has managed teams that supported in excess of $30 billion in annual sales revenue. He combines his passion for and experience of working with the fuel and convenience retailing sector with a deep understanding of what is required to deliver customer success.
Head of Customer Success
Experienced executive and technology professional with 15 years’ experience in developing and delivering enterprise-scale software solutions to the facilities management sector. Combining cross-industry experience of IT application/infrastructure, with best practice and cross change management, Paul manages the strategic and operational running of Techniche solution portfolio across EMEA delivering high level professional service to clients and colleagues.
Head of Product Marketing
Len began his career as a Senior Software Engineer at Intel. Over the years he advanced to leadership positions in product management and product marketing at Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Fujitsu America, and F5. His experience also spans various start-up companies, helping them develop successful product strategies. Len recently joined Techniche to build strategies in new growth markets for both Urgent and Statseeker. His experience strengthens the executive team in terms of strategic product planning and delivery of successful global technology strategies.
Head of Product - Statseeker
James has over 18 years' experience in the network management and monitoring industry and brings to Techniche a wealth of skill and knowledge gained whilst working for large telecommunications and banking organisations as an integrator and consultant. Based in Brisbane, James is Head of Product for Statseeker.
Head of Product - Urgent
David brings a wealth of technology and electronics expertise to Techniche, having gained more than 20 years' experience developing hardware and software across multiple sectors. David joined the company in 2010 and played a central role in the redesign and development of the Urgent platform. As Head of R&D, David led a multi-talented product engineering and QA team for four years before transitioning to his current position as Head of Product.
Head of Engineering - Urgent
Nathan is an experienced software engineering team leader, with a proven track record of developing his team’s capabilities to deliver software products that drive revenue growth and profitability. Nathan has extensive knowledge of agile product development, DevOps and the use of cloud technology stacks. He leads the Urgent product engineering team, with a focus on developing the Urgent platform to provide best value to our current and future customer base. Before joining Techniche, Nathan worked for Impellan Group, a global managed services and specialist staffing company, where he was responsible for the design and development of their cloud-based software platform.