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Get To Know: Brad Drysdale, Field Chief Technology Officer, Asia Pacific and Japan, Kong

On the lighter side of things, we ask Brad Drysdale, Field Chief Technology Officer, Asia Pacific and Japan, Kong, what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? This was when I worked for Netscape, the now defunct browser company, back in 1995. That was the start of the web browser […]


Get to Know: Tim Jackson, Managing Director, Access4

On the lighter side of things, we ask Tim Jackson, Managing Director at Access4, what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? Starting Access4 back in 2015! Going from a secure job to putting everything on the line is always daunting but if you never have a go, you’ll never […]


Get to Know: Ravi Rajendran of Cohesity

On the lighter side of things, we ask Ravi Rajendran, Vice President Asia Pacific at Cohesity,  what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? Definitively, landing what’s proven to be a wonderful opportunity to manage the Asia-Pacific region for Cohesity, during a period of hyper-growth for our business, is definitely […]


Get to know: Craig Somerville, MD and CEO of Somerville

On the lighter side of things we ask Craig Somerville, Managing Director and CEO of Somerville, what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? Running your own business, you’re out there in a surf boat with the team, rowing continuously. It’s rare you get time to stick your head up […]


Get to know: Derek Rast of Fastly

On the lighter side of things, we ask Derek Rast, Area Vice President – Australia and New Zealand at Fastly, what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? One area where Fastly has done really well is in media and publishing. Our platform can purge content incredibly quickly – that’s […]


Get to know: Olivier Croly, Senior Vice President, Barco APAC

On the lighter side of things, we ask Olivier Croly, Senior Vice President, Barco APAC, what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? It’s going to show my age! I started my career in GE’s IT department. Back in the early 1990s, they announced plans to deploy a global email […]


Get to know: Andrew Huntley of Barracuda

On the lighter side of things we ask Andrew Huntley, Regional Sales Director – ANZ & Pacific Islands at Barracuda, what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? Building a high performing team at Barracuda is definitely a memorable achievement for me. I joined in 2017, as employee number four […]


Get to Know: Jason VandeBoom ActiveCampaign

On the lighter side of things, we ask Jason VandeBoom, Founder and CEO of ActiveCampaign, about what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? Closing my first customer in 2003 was a super-impactful moment. Back then, I was a solopreneur, selling a piece of software via a free directory listing, […]


Get to Know: Scott Willson, CEO, Forbury

On the lighter side of things, we ask Scott Willson, CEO, Forbury, about what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable experience? Building a great team. Yes, it sounds like a cliché but, as a co-founder, getting a group of people to align around a vision is hard. If you don’t […]


Get to know: James Thorley, Regional Vice President – APAC, Turnitin

On the lighter side of things, we ask James Thorley, Regional Vice President – APAC, Turnitin, what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable experience?I hope it’s still to come! But, to date, I’m most proud of the fact that I’ve been able to pull together a fantastic team here in […]


Get to know Mark Fazackerley of Talend

On the lighter side of things we ask Mark Fazackerley, Regional Vice President Australia and New Zealand, Talend, about what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable experience? I’ve always derived great satisfaction from helping people realize their potential, so encouraging my team to exceed their expectations of themselves and supporting […]


Get to know: Sherif El Nabawi of CrowdStrike

On the lighter side of things we ask Sherif El Nabawi, Vice President Sales Engineering Asia Pacific and Japan, CrowdStrike, about what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? Back in 2010, I was given the challenge of building a security consultancy practice from the ground up focused around incident […]


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