Mr David P Mclauchlan
Chief Executive Officer,Executive Director 17/12/2015
Mr McLauchlan spent nearly eleven years at Microsoft Corporation (Redmond, WA) before leaving in 2011 to cofound Buddy Platform, Inc. While at Microsoft, David led business development for Microsoft's Zune hardware business, spent many years in Microsoft's Windows division and prior to that served in the Server & Tools division working on the Visual C++ product. His international business development experience is considerable, having closed inbound and outbound licensing deals for Microsoft with global partners and customers in the consumer, enterprise, B2B and component industries. In addition to his work in various product groups at Microsoft, David represented the company in several international standards setting organizations, including the USB Implementers Forum, Consumer Electronics Association, Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA), Bluetooth SIG and the IEEE Printer Work Group. David is the co-founder of TVinteract, LLC which developed software for on-air TV talent to curate and display social media in real-time, which was acquired in 2014. David has served as a Technology Partner Network advisor for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for over three years and currently serves as a mentor for the Australian incubator Innovyz START and is an advisor to Melbourne-based Bluedot Innovation and Washington DC-based Manalto. Prior to moving to the United States, David was a management consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Melbourne, Australia, and prior to that was a professional pianist in Adelaide, Australia.
ME(IT), BE(Electronic), ME(Telecom & BussMgmt) Male
Mr Richard Borenstein
Non-Executive Chairman,Non-Executive Director 17/12/2015
Mr Borenstein is a venture investor, advisor and board member with over 40 years of technology company experience. He currently advises 7 venture-financed companies and sits on several boards. Mr. Borenstein brings extensive business, finance, accounting and entrepreneurial skills to each company. Mr. Borenstein started his entrepreneurial career after Wells Fargo when he conceived, built and sold 3 companies over the course of 4 years. During his tenure, he took the company public in 1987 and initiated their strategy of growth through acquisition.He is Member of the Audit and Risk Committee and Member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee
Mr Marc Alexander
Non-Executive Director 01/04/2019
Mr Alexander has a background in product design and development, firmware and software engineering, applications, customer centric design, systems architecture, IoT, business development, startups and business models, go-to-market strategies and IP. In addition to his work on consumer, automotive and energy focused business, Marc represented the company as the chair of the Lighting Working Group of the AllSeen Alliance, a founding group of major technology companies creating operational standards and code for IoT smart home and smart spaces platforms. Marc was the co-founder of Advanced Engine Management, a consumer and commercial automotive product company, which was acquired in 2007. Marc currently serves as an investor or advisor for global Australian based technology companies in personalised audio, AI and machine learning space utilisation, home sports technology and electric transport. Prior, Marc was VP Engineering at the Techlynx consumer and automotive division, Lead Product Engineer at ACP for General Magic and Apple Computer projects in California and Australia, and prior to that was Technical Officer at the University of Melbourne Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department on funded R&D and teaching projects.
Mr Paul William Russell
Vice President of Software Engineering,Executive Director 08/06/2021
Mr Russell has 17 years of consulting experience in different technologies and industries.
Mr James Veyron Nelson
Senior Director of eCommerce,Executive Director 08/06/2021
Mr Nelson has over 15 years of experience in managing digital marketing and eCommerce initiatives internationally for some of the Australia retailers, including Aesop and Cotton On.
Mr Stephen Gates
Non-Executive Director 19/08/2021
Mr Gates is an experienced senior executive who has held several roles in various global and local organisations over 25 years. He has manufacturing and supply chain experience. He currently serves as Managing Director of Neon-Orient Oceania, a global sourcing company. In his capacity at Neon-Orient Oceania, and in prior roles with AMCOR, Paperlinx and Aprilasia, Stephen has worked with channel partners such as Office Works, Hewlett Packard, Canon, Lyreco, Fuji Xerox, Office Depot and Staples. Stephen has also held positions on industry committees such as APIA and NOPA.