Fadi Geha

CEO and Executive Director

Fadi is an engineer with over 25 years experience in enterprise software sales, consulting, and IT M&A. He is the founder of Acresta (now part of Simble) and has served as its CEO for the past seven years. Fadi has held senior management positions with SAP Australia and Accenture. From 2003-2006 he served as Vice President Asia Pacific and Director at Viewlocity Technologies and led Viewlocity’s expansion into the Asian region including the acquisition of key clients in Japan, Korea, and South East Asia which resulted in Viewlocity being named top IBM partner in Australia for SaaS offerings in 2005.

In 2006, Fadi facilitated the M&A activity that resulted in the acquisition of Viewlocity Inc by Supply Chain Consulting. Fadi joined the executive team at Supply Chain Consulting and in 2009 Fujitsu Australia acquired Supply Chain Consulting for $48 million. Fadi holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the University of Sydney. He is also a Director of Sustainable Business Australia – Australia’s leading business think tank and advocacy group promoting commercial solutions to environmental challenges.

Matthew Dibb

Chief Technology Officer

Matthew is the founder of Incipient IT – a SE Asia based venture development firm specialising in funding, developing and commercialising innovative retail and software solutions for the global IT market. Matthew has extensive experience in developing consumer related mobile applications, enterprise level SaaS platforms and custom big data integration.

Prior to Incipient, Matthew was involved in investment banking, corporate finance, and financial markets and held management positions at Macquarie Bank, Halifax Investment Services and wise-owl.com. He is also a founding partner of Incipient Holdings Limited a boutique merchant-banking firm with investments spanning technology, telecommunications, financial services, and mining and petroleum across Africa, Asia and Australia.

Phillip Shamieh

Executive Commercial Director

Phillip is a seasoned senior level executive with 20 years of experience in research, operations, financial management and reporting, business development and strategy, merger and acquisitions. Phillip has been the Founding Director and Chief Financial Officer of Allied Resources Limited since 2011, a diversified mining company that holds assets in Africa. He was previously the Managing Director and Head of Natural Resources for Clarksons Investment Services, a subsidiary of the world’s largest integrated supplier of shipping services, Clarksons plc.

Phillip has also been involved with TFS Corporation (TFC.ASX), an ASX300 listed company, for a period of 7 years in various capacities including strategic advisor, CEO and director of their subsidiary, Gulf Natural Supply. At TFS he was instrumental in helping restructure their balance sheet, which included a successful US$150m Senior Secured note and has secured more than US$350m from global institutional investors for Australia’s largest privately funded irrigation project.

Phillip was also the founding director and shareholder of Incipient Holdings Limited a boutique merchant-banking firm with investments spanning technology, telecommunications, financial services, mining and petroleum across Africa, Asia and Australia. He holds a Bachelors of Commerce Degree and a Postgraduate Degree in Applied Finance and Investments from the Securities Institute of Australia. Phillip has raised and advised on over $2billion worth of equity, debt and convertible transactions in his career.

Bill Dimopoulos

Head of Sales and Marketing

Bill is an enterprise ICT professional with over 25 years experience in sales, marketing and leadership positions. He has a track record of building the revenue profiles of mature, SME and start up businesses to in excess of $100 million and driving mainstream adoption of new technologies.

Bill spent 15 years with HP Australia, during which he oversaw a multi factor rise in sales of its commercial volume hardware, software and networking products. Concurrently, Bill also drove a rise in each category he managed from a top five to top two market share position in the ANZ region.

He joined Hutchison Telecom Australia prior to the critical launch of its domestic 3G services, laying the foundation channel partnerships which supported growth of its SME sales. During his tenure with Optus Australia, Bill oversaw the digital enablement of key channels in the SME & mid market sectors which improved customer engagement, accelerated business opportunities and significantly improved conversion rates. Recently, Bill has also served in senior management positions at Symantec, NBN Co, and Oakton. Bill’s leadership roles have included Enterprise Sales & Territory Management, Channel Sales Management, Business Unit Management, Head of Channel Marketing, Marketing Director and General Management capacities.

Kalana Navaratne

Head of Strategy – Utilities and Healthcare

Kalana Navaratne is a transformation and technology professional in the utilities and smart home industries. Over the last fifteen years he has worked for three of the UK’s big six utilities, including EON, RWE Npower, and British Gas in multiple capacities covering big data analytics, non commodity (Smart Home) services, and corporate strategy.

He has an intimate knowledge of the structural and legislative changes impacting the UK utilities landscape as well as new technological opportunities facing the sector. Kalana brings a track record of delivering and implementing transformation strategies designed to enhance conversion rates, customer experience and long term stakeholder value.

Richard Clarke

Chief Operating Officer

Richard is a business transformation executive who has driven results in large, complex change programs as well as running smaller companies through 27 years of professional experience. He is the COO at Simble where he is responsible for running all aspects of the operation including customer support, product development, finance, HR, and support services.

Richard was formerly COO at SMG, recognised as one of Australia’s foremost executive coaching, mentoring and leadership development organisations. He was responsible for leading sales, marketing and all operational aspects of the business including practice management, IT, HR, finance, infrastructure, and administration. In 2015 he guided SMG to its highest ever revenue result.

Previously, Richard spent 23 years with Accenture where he led consulting and outsourcing programs for 25 clients including the largest corporations and government agencies in Australia and New Zealand. This included establishing the Accenture Learning outsourcing business in Australia and growing the business to $30m revenue in 3 years. In addition, Richard is currently a Non Executive Director at Cana Communities a not-for-profit organisation that provides free, safe overnight shelter, especially for mentally ill and addicted women, men, couples and transgender people who are at risk or with nowhere to go.

Dean Henry

Head of Sales, EMEA

Dean Henry has more than 20 years experience in customer relations and interactions, having run large consultancy and sales teams and heading up several investment businesses. Dean boasts a proven track record of achieving financial targets, motivating and aligning interests amongst large sales teams, and ensuring growth that is both sustainable and profitable.

Dean has served management positions at major consumer technology companies including IBM (IBM.NYSE) and Tyco International (TYC.NYSE) and has acquired a great depth of market knowledge by dealing with individuals, as well as large international corporates and consortiums. More recently he held ‘Approved Person’ status with the UK Financial Conduct Authority. Dean has been recognised as a top investment consultant within Real Estate and Impact investments by managing portfolios for high net-worth and sophisticated investors as well as establishing large global sales teams dealing with retail clients.