A computer scientist and business founder at heart. Co-founder and CTO of ZipWorld, an internet access provider successfully sold to Pacific Internet in 1999, and then CTO, Australia until 2000. Co-founded Bulletproof in 2000, and was involved in development of the business strategy, management and rapid growth trajectory. Instrumental in the reverse-listing of Bulletproof onto the ASX in 2014, and continues to drive and execute on strategy.
Over 15 years of experience in the Internet industry. At ZipWorld responsible for growing product, promotion & sales at ~120% YoY until the company’s sale in 1999. Oversaw Pacific Internet’s development and launch of Australia’s first business ADSL service in 2000 before co-founding Bulletproof. Has overseen Bulletproof’s growth since 2008, striving for excellence in recruitment, operational improvement, transparency and service levels.
Background in senior finance roles (including CFO) at various businesses including Managed Hosting provider Hostworks. Worked with Bulletproof since 2010 on finance management, and improving key financial reporting and forecasting tools, implementation of key HR policies and Company Secretarial duties
A serial entrepreneur, as well as an expert in highly available and scalable infrastructure. Employee number one, John was responsible for building out the Company’s infrastructure as well as developing and deploying Bulletproof’s VMware based Dedicated Hosting platform, an Australian first. As Bulletproof’s CTO, John leads a talented team dedicated to building out operations to satisfy customer needs.
With an extensive background in the IT industry and a solid track record in building high performing teams that deliver results, Aakash is Director of Sales & Marketing. Joining Bulletproof in October 2015, Aakash oversees the Sales, Pre-Sales and Marketing functions within the business.