Board & Management

Board

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Brian Mitchell

Non-Executive Chairman

Brian was appointed as Chairman and non-executive Director in February 2015, but was an original director of Other Levels Pty Ltd since February 2012. Brian is currently Chairman of Bravura Solutions Pty Ltd, and a Non-Executive Director of UXC Limited.

Brian has broad experience in the Information Technology sector, having spent more than 30 years in senior management roles in the UK, USA, Australia and Asia Pacific. He has worked in sales management for IBM Corporation, as COO for Digital Equipment Corporation in Australia and New Zealand, and as Managing Director and Chairman of Oracle Corporation in Australia and New Zealand. Most recently, Brian was Senior Vice President, Oracle Asia Pacific, responsible for growing Oracle’s expanding software and consulting services across the region.

Brian is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Australian Marketing Institute, and an Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management.

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Brendan O’Kane

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Brendan is the founder of the OtherLevels group and is also the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of OtherLevels.

Brendan has an extensive software engineering background, combined with a successful 15 year sales and marketing career with US software companies, including senior appointments with Oracle Corporation in the UK, Europe and the Asia Pacific region focusing on the mobile and messaging sectors. Prior to Oracle Corporation, Brendan spent 5 years as a software engineer and project manager for Logica in the UK, the USA and the Netherlands, primarily working on database and related technologies.

Brendan has a Bachelor of Science (Honours) and is a successful private investor, advisor and director in early stage technology companies.

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Tanya Cox

Independent Non-Executive Director

Tanya was appointed to the Board of OtherLevels as an independent director in February 2015. Tanya is chair of the Green Building Council of Australia, a member of the NSW Climate Change Council and holds directorships of Disability Sports Australia and Wheelchair Sports Australia.

Tanya is a financial services professional with more than 25 years’ experience, including most recently 11 years as Chief Operating Officer and Company Secretary of DEXUS Property Group, an ASX 50 listed property trust with circa $17.5 billion of property under ownership/management.

Tanya also has more than 10 years’ experience as a chair and non-executive director of both commercial and not-for-profit boards.

Tanya is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the St James Ethics Centre, and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Australia.

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Ian Lowles

Non-Executive Director

Ian was appointed as non-executive Director in February 2015, but was an original director of Other Levels Pty Ltd since February 2012. Ian is currently a non-executive Director of The Reading Room Inc. and Messmo Pty Ltd.

Ian has spent more than 25 years in senior management roles in the software industry and lived and worked in the UK, Europe, CIS, Australia and Asia Pacific.

He has worked in sales management for Hewlett Packard, as Managing Director, Russia, Central Asia & Baltics region for Oracle Corporation, and as Communications & Media Industry Director for Oracle Australia and New Zealand. In recent times, Ian has used his expertise in the mobility and carrier sector in Asia Pacific, China & Japan to establish and grow operations, as Regional Vice President, for Mformation Corporation, Aylus Technologies and Openwave Mobility.

Management Team

In addition to Brendan O’Kane, key executives are:

Andrew Ritter

Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

Andrew Ritter has over 18 years of international finance experience, with recent roles as CFO and Company Secretary of two ASX listed IT & Telco organisations (GBST and IntraPower Limited). Andrew is a Chartered Accountant, holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance and is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and the International Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.