Con Nikolouzakis

Con Nikolouzakis
CEO (Founder)

Con has extensive experience managing fast growing software and service organisations. Prior to Sinefa, Con co-founded Exinda Networks, a network optimization company and was CEO for the first eight years of the company's life acquiring over 3,000 customers worldwide.

Con holds a Communications and Software Engineering degree from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) and has completed a number of technical certification courses such as Cisco CCNA and Agile Scrum Management.

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Chris Siakos
Founder

Prior to Sinefa, Chris founded and was the CTO of Exinda Networks. He conceived and developed the original network visibility and WAN optimisation platform for Exinda.  Chris led the company through continuous innovation making it a fierce global player in the WAN optimisation market.  
  

He studied at RMIT University in Australia and worked at research centres focusing on network capacity planning.   


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Nikki Harkin

Director of People & Culture

Nikki is the founder of ExecCo.Search, a boutique executive search and recruitment consulting business working in close partnership with Executives and Boards to recruit exceptional Leaders into executive leadership teams. Exceptional by definition is a 'rare instance' and 'extraordinary'. 

ExecCo.Search uncovers Leaders who can offer the three Gs of great leaders: 'Gifted' 'Game' 'Generous'.

After a 20 year career in recruitment Nikki has a proven ability to manage the selection of Leaders in IT, including Chief Information Officers, General Managers, Digital Leaders, Programme Directors.

 

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Ashley Hasforth

Finance and Operations

Ashley joined Sinefa in 2017 and is responsible Finance and Operations of Sinefa.

Ashley is a professionally qualified Executive with over 16 years of experience in financial, operational and risk roles covering, a Big Four Accounting Firm in Australia, and 10 years experience in Asia within Investment Banking and senior finance positions.

Prior to joining Sinefa, Ashley was CFO for a Caterpillar Dealer in Asia where he was responsible for Finance, IT, Legal, HR and Central Services.

Previously he was a COO at Barclays Capital, responsible for the build-out of the cash equity platform including implementing corporate governance, IT build-out, strategic planning and reporting.

During his career he has had experience managing global operations, raising funds and listing companies  on the ASX and held positions of Company Secretary.

 

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John Bothe

Head of Product

John has been part of the Sinefa team since inception and brings over 15 years of experience in the network visibility, performance, control and WAN optimization fields. John’s technical expertise in this space comes from years of designing, building, managing and advising on solutions and products in these fields.

John graduated from RMIT University with a Bachelor of Computer Science and a Bachelor of Communication Engineering.

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Skev Seremetis

Director of Strategy & Marketing – Global CSP

Forward thinking and results-oriented leader with 20+ years of experience in delivering enterprise growth initiatives and achieving board objectives.

Strategy pacesetter, company director, sales leader and strategy and marketing director. Able to maximize resources to create actionable business plans resulting in revenue growth and generating customer insights.

Fosters client engagements and stakeholder management. Aligns initiatives to short and long-term business goals. Experienced and qualified company director. 

 

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Louie Scarpari

Digital Marketing

Louie joined Sinefa in August 2017 and is responsible developing the brand, increasing awareness and generating leads. 

He is a passionate Digital marketer striving for data driven decisions to achieve online acquisition targets, provide the best User Experience on our websites, and meet organisational objectives. 

He is a vital member of the marketing team, and brings with him over 15 years of marketing experience. Prior to joining Sinefa, Louie was the Digital Marketing Manager at Shell (Viva Energy) where he was responsible for the digital strategy, delivery of improved user experience (UX) across multiple websites and mobile apps, implementation of Marketing automation and execution/optimisation of digital marketing campaigns. Previous to that, Louie was the Digital Marketing Manager at Open Universities Australia, where was response for online acquisition of students, website UX, digital marketing channels and a team of 7.

 

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Max Howe

Director of Sales & Partnerships – Asia Pacific

Max Howe joined Sinefa in February 2018 with responsibility for Strategy, Sales, Channels and People Leadership throughout Asia Pacific. Before Sinefa, Max was a Director at SPARK and Director of Optus Business Victoria at Singtel Optus.

20 year career with positions of executive responsibility. Positions in Outsourcing, Channel Management, Operations, Marketing and Strategic Sales Leadership across Australia, Singapore and Asia.

A commercial and progressive leader with experience in both growing and developed organisations, regular contributor to game changing market development initiatives with IoT, including cultural transformations, diversity initiatives and corporate social responsibility programs.