Duncan's involvement with Vix Technology and the AFC industry now extends to 15 years when he was appointed a director of Vix's predecessor company. A Chartered Accountant by profession, his corporate finance and strategic experience extends to multiple sectors including utilities, mining & resources, fund management and financial services. As well as being the Chairman of Vix Technology, Duncan helps manage a technology fund. Duncan is passionate about Vix Technology and its role as a leader and innovator in the transit industry.
Shane Quinn brings more than 25 years of experience leading sales, marketing, commercial and customer delivery teams in the technology, telecommunications and energy sectors. He has held senior roles in Landis+Gyr (a Toshiba Company), Spark (Telecom New Zealand) and Aegis. Shane’s core areas of expertise are market planning and strategy development with a strong focus on driving customer satisfaction. He holds an M.B.A. from the University of Technology - Sydney, along with Executive Development education from IMD Business School in Switzerland.
Managing Director, EMEA
Aaron Ross contributes a rich background in innovating and leading high-growth global enterprises spanning technology, healthcare and fintech industries. This includes his role as CEO and founder of CityHawk and Cake apps, along with the management of educational and not-for-profit charities such as The Diana Award, United World Colleges GB National Committee, and FirstCare – of which he was also founder and chief executive. Aaron also has extensive experience in strategic planning and enterprise software.
Chief Financial Officer
Grant Worner has had an international career with BP Global spanning 25 years, operating at an executive level for the last 10 years. Grant has a track record of working with multiple stakeholders to create and implement transformation strategies, having recently been the executive director of two ASK listed oil and gas exploration companies and previously the CFO of Australia's largest oil refinery. He holds a first class honours degree in Chemical Engineering, an MBA, and completed executive education courses in the London School of Economics, Cambridge, Harvard and Stanford Universities. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
Chief Technology Officer
Simon Smith brings more than 20 years of experience directing technological and business solutions across Australian media, online, telecommunications, finance, consulting and healthcare sectors. These include News Digital Media, AAPT, Sydney Airport Corporation, Pantha Corporation, Omnilab Media Group, WebCentral, RedBallon and Vividwireless, where his leadership roles included implementing enterprise level technology solutions to enable business opportunities, while managing costs and risks. Simon’s other areas of expertise are strategic business planning, e-commerce and digital strategy, and technology architecture and integration. He holds a Bachelor of IT from the University of Queensland.
Global Head of Product
Adrian Kelly most recently served as Chief Product Officer at ValidSoft Limited where he led product and development teams, defining and executing product and services strategy including successfully launching the company's next generation authentication product with customers in Europe and America. He served as Director of Products and Services at Sage Group plc, where he focused on developing and executing a strategy to consolidate the product portfolio, move the business online and embed user experience excellence in key products. He led the product marketing and solutions team at SpinVox, defining innovative propositions and business models for this market leader in speech technology products and services, driving explosive growth in traffic and revenue. Adrian's 20 years of experience in accelerating growth in technology businesses and in a range of leadership roles focused on products and services is a key strength he brings to the executive leadership team.