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The NEXTGEN Connect Management Team

Technology, sales, marketing & business leadership – The NEXTGEN Connect team bring complimentary skills to your cloud strategy

David Colvin – MD NEXTGEN Connect

David brings over 30 years’ experience as an Entrepreneur and Business Leader of high growth companies.

David established Essentially Software in ANZ, acquired by Software Spectrum Inc. As MD of Software Spectrum APAC, David grew the business 300% to over $100M pa. As CEO of ASX listed ConnXion Ltd and provided strategic & business growth services to NZ Mint, Speedscan & Converga

Geoff Noble – Business Development

With over 20 years in the Software Licencing, Security and Cyber-Security vendor community Geoff has built and led teams and brands in the A/NZ Market. Business leadership positions at RSA Security, EMC and Vice President positions with security startups in cloud and on premise solutions sees his experience and relationships as a key catalyst for the success. He understands the need for pragmatism to qualify the need for a partner and then execute so all parties succeed.

Matt Goodlet – Technology & Platform Services

Matt brings a wealth of experience with over 30 years in consulting, business transformation and technology within the telecommunications, utility and media sectors.

Matt served as Executive Director for KPMG Consulting and served as a Senior Partner for Communications, Media & Utilities segment for BearingPoint where he developed a Telco next-gen consulting capability.

Scott Caulfield – Marketing (Create)

Scott’s business experience spans over 20 years in IT and Financial Services working for leading global organisations such as CA Technologies and the NASDAQ. He has worked in senior sales and marketing roles with responsibilities across Asia Pacific and Japan.

This multinational background is complemented by experience setting up, running and selling a successful start-up.

John Walters – MD (NEXTGEN Distribution)

John’s experience in the IT industry spans more than 19 years, in executive roles for IT distributors and consulting.

He has also been a driver on various mergers and acquisitions included Private Equity engagement. His high level relationships with client and vendor organisations and the ability to “get doors open” have been crucial in the establishment and rapid expansion of the business.

Lisa Youlden – GM Australia (NEXTGEN Distribution)

Lisa is an IT channel professional with over 15 years experience working for multinational enterprises like Microsoft, Ingram Micro and Tech Pacific.

Passionate about building vendor and business partner relationships, Lisa’s pragmatic approach to business has created long lasting and productive Vendor and Channel Partner relationships enabling them to achieve mutual success in the marketplace.

Matt Jones – Business Development

Matt has 15 years’ experience in leading sales and marketing, information technology and advisory services to ASX200 companies. Roles in product management, solutions and channels across large Telco’s brings IT savvy, commercial pragmatism and software use and licensing skills to the  boardroom.

Matt creates very clear objectives and communicates very effectively internally and to customers. A goal to ensure effective pragmatic delivery of solutions.

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