Board of Directors
Tom Amos – Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Mr Tom Amos is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Bigtincan and Chairman of the Board. He is also Managing Director of emerging digital presence company dLook Pty Ltd and a Director of Ambertech Ltd (ASX:AMO). Mr Amos also holds the patent for the dLook cross media multichannel marketing systems. He has a BE (Electrical Engineering) from The University of Sydney.
Tom actively develops private technology companies to grow and gain access to resources offered by public markets both in Australia and internationally. In this capacity Mr Amos was a founding and long term independent director of Macquarie Bank’s Macquarie Technology Ventures Pty Ltd.
Tom was previously Managing Director and Partner of Amos Aked Swift Pty Ltd, FlowCom Ltd and Director of a number of public and private companies in the content, digital services, radio and telecommunications sectors. Tom was a long term Director and Vice Chair of Australian Telecommunications User Group Ltd, the public organisation that was formed by industry to improve communication services in Australia and which led to the deregulation of telecommunication services.
Tom has over 30 years of intense involvement and management in the telecommunications, publishing and related digital technology industries, through a period of unprecedented technological and regulatory change. As a company director, professional engineer, entrepreneur, businessman and strategic adviser to industry and government, Tom has been at the leading edge of those changes.
Wayne Stevenson – Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Wayne Stevenson joined the Board of Bigtincan in October 2016, bringing strong expertise from the financial services industry. He has over 35 years’ experience in banking and financial services where he held a number of senior positions with ANZ Banking Group including Group General Manager, Group Strategy. Prior to that he held various CFO roles across ANZ over a period of 15 years involving significant acquisitions, restructures and divestments.
Wayne’s board credentials are primarily from financial services organisations across Australia and Asia Pacific. He is currently Independent Non-Executive Chairman of ASX listed QMS Media Limited (ASX:QMS) and an Independent Non-Executive Director at Onepath General Insurance, Onepath Life Insurance, ANZ Lenders Mortgage Insurance Ltd and Credit Union Australia Ltd.
Wayne has a BCom in Accounting, is a Chartered Accountant and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
John Scull – Non-Executive Director
Mr John Scull, based in Palo Alto, CA, is a co-founding Managing Director of Southern Cross Venture Partners, a technology focused venture capital firm with offices in Sydney and Palo Alto, and also in Shanghai (through a partnership with Softbank China Venture Capital). John currently serves on the board of directors of Quantenna (QTNA), a public US based company that recently listed on Nasdaq, as well as a number of privately held companies.
John brings strong enterprise software, SaaS, and mobile/wireless industry experience to the Board. Prior to becoming a venture capitalist, John was a marketing executive at Apple and then served as the CEO of three venture capital backed software companies in the San Francisco bay area. John holds a BBA in Economics from the University of Oklahoma, and an MBA from Harvard University.
David Keane – Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer
Mr David Keane started in the networking and communications market with Utah and California-based Novell running Asian marketing for Boston-based Wellfleet Communications, Inc. then grew the business for California based Xylan Corp. in Australia and New Zealand.
Subsequently, David founded Veritel Wireless Pty Ltd which grew within three years to be one of the largest providers of wireless internet in Australia. Veritel was then sold to BigAir Australia Pty Ltd (now BigAir Group Ltd) on its path to ASX‑listing.
David was a pioneer in the mobile applications sector starting in 2008 with the release of the first iPhone SDK and oversaw the development, promotion and expansion of heavily downloaded apps including BuzzMe and AdFree.
Now with Bigtincan, David is taking his experience in enterprise and adding his knowledge of how mobility works to drive the mobile productivity revolution, with a goal of helping workers all over the world to make the most of their mobile device.
David holds a Bachelor of Economics from The Australian National University and Master of Arts (Management) from Macquarie University.
Geoff Cohen – Executive Director, Chief Financial Officer
Mr Geoff Cohen is a commercial executive with extensive profit-centre management and financial experience.
Geoff’s qualifications include a Bachelor degree in Computer Science from the University of Sydney and a PhD (behavioural information processing and decision making; organisational structure, learning and change) from Stanford University.