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Our Team

The Brains Trust


Thushara

Thushara

Chief Operations Officer / Chief Financial Officer

Thushara has worked in many IT roles across Australia, Europe, Asia and Africa, mostly focusing on strategy and project management. Drawing on his extensive experience in a range of projects and organisations, he knows how (and how not) to use IT to deliver the best results. He’s one of those crazed people for whom computers are both a hobby and a career, and genuinely believes they’re changing the world for the better. Thushara is a Director of Lateral and Perth Mining.

TOMMY

TOMMY

Chief Executive Officer

Our fearless leader and native of Melbourne, Tommy now splits his time between Australia’s east & west coasts, focusing his efforts on business development and account management. He has extensive experience in various industries and believes in making life easier for clients, and making them look good. He loves large, expensive cars… and flying his drone around town. In 2016 Tommy was a winner of the prestigious 40under40 award that recognises and celebrates Western Australia's 40 leading business entrepreneurs under the age of 40.

The Solvers


Bill

Bill

Senior Business Analyst

Bill’s a down to earth Yorkshireman who has worked in IT for over 25 years and has held every IT role from a developer through to an IT Manager. He has an accounting background and a wide experience in a variety of industries including manufacturing, retail, insurance and distribution. And he used to walk 10 miles to work, barefoot, in the snow, uphill in both directions.

Brian

Brian

Senior Business Analyst

Brian has worked in IT for over 20 years and has vast experience in software design and development over a wide variety of industries including agri-business and finance. His technical know-how in the LANSA toolset is second to none and his analytical and problem solving abilities are first class. He is a keen soccer follower and is as passionate about sport as he is about IT.

Chris

Chris

Test Manager

Chris is an experienced Test Manager/Lead with almost two decades of industry experience. When Chris is not trying to break our software, he can be found roaming the city taking photos of newlyweds as a professional wedding photographer. During what is left with his spare time, Chris enjoys creating and mastering music in his home recording studio and jamming with his band on percussions. Chris is a self-confessed audiophile, who also loves fast cars and cooking at home with family and friends.

Claudia

Claudia

Senior Accounts Manager

Claudia is tall, German, and plays beach volleyball; however her background in software development, business analysis and project management is slightly more valued by the team. In addition, at Christmas she distributes traditional home-made gingerbread treats that none of us can pronounce, but that sound something like ‘Crispy Bogan’.

Clint

Clint

UI/UX Designer

Clint is in charge of making sure everything is ‘aesthetically pleasing’. With high standards he gives our projects the visual impact to go with the clever development. He’s always researching in order to keep up with design trends and give them his own original twist.

Clinton

Clinton

Senior Developer

Clinton has been building enterprise software products for 14 years, working across various industries including telecomms, healthcare and mining. He's always on the lookout for opportunities to improve processes and quality. Most of his spare time is spent enjoying the company of his young family and the occasional long, winding motorcycle ride.

Dave

Dave

Senior Business Analyst

Dave, an experienced project manager and exponent of agile development and sprinting to the finish line. He has worked in a variety of domains across public and private enterprises, and strongly believes that mobile development is the way forward. Apparently, he does not attend Hadley's gaming LAN parties.

Dom

Dom

Developer

Dom is a gifted software developer, always willing to take on a new challenge. He is very particular about the look and feel of the software he produces and will refuses to release any software that does not meet his own exacting standards. He has a number of years experience with the full LANSA toolset, many scripting languages, and the Aeropress coffee maker.

James

James

National Business Development Manager

James has 8 years business development experience in Australia. He prides himself on finding the best possible solution for his clients. Working extensively in Transport and Logistics, he has learnt to think outside the box. He has an international expat background and loves to travel. When necessary, he can make a half decent Espresso Martini.

Jason

Jason

Senior Business Analyst

Jason’s a .NET web developer as well as a SQL Server expert who has never written a single cursor in his life; a source of considerable pride and constant lecturing. He drives a Mercedes SLK, and doing his bit to further the stereotype, plays RPGs with actual dice.

John

John

Senior Developer

John performs a variety of roles for Lateral including software design and development, database administration and change management. He has been in the IT industry for over 20 years and has never lost his enthusiasm and attention to detail. He starts work ridiculously early even though he goes surfing first and cycles in.

Jon

Jon

Solutions Architect

Jon's commercial experience is a mix of project delivery and consultancy with a wide range of experience within the Microsoft product suite. He possesses a proven ability to lead project teams to deliver agreed upon solutions of the highest quality. He likes to keep active and, allegedly, swims and plays squash regularly. He also likes reading and listening to music.

Kate

Kate

Executive Assistant

With an extensive background in Recruitment, Kate decided it was time for a change and has since joined the team at Lateral as an Executive Assistant to Tommy and Thushara. Kate loves to travel, especially to Europe during the Summer and is known for her delicious, secret recipe caramel slice!

KEVIN.b

KEVIN.b

Senior Developer (Lateral Labs)

Kevin joined our team as an iOS developer but soon proved to be an all-rounder with his Android and .NET development skills. As a fan of technology, friends told him he had too much spare time when they saw him installing home automation. Now they find it cool to see lights changing colours and want it for themselves, but he prefers enjoying it with his little daughter who greatly profits from having a geeky Daddy.

Lewis

Lewis

Senior Developer

Lewis has an extensive background in building & integrating in-house reporting & financial systems for organisations in Singapore and Malaysia. He’s one of the few Android adherents in the office, making for some interesting discussions with the iOS majority.

Mark

Mark

Developer

Mark is our native Android and iOS Developer who left his position as a university lecturer several years ago to pursue his passion for mobile development. Mark's unnatural tolerance for caffeine helps fuel his after-hours interests in virtual and augmented reality technologies, game development and computational intelligence. In what's left of his spare time Mark enjoys training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, gymnastics and rock climbing.

Nigel

Nigel

Project Manager

Nigel is a Project Manager with an established track record of delivering high pressure projects with tight schedules. He has a reputation for developing highly complex systems such as Air Traffic Management systems and flight simulators. He prides himself on innovative thinking and enjoys working towards enhancing the end-users experience. He also has a talent for building high performing teams quickly and maintaining their motivation to ensure successful delivery.

Oxana

Oxana

Accounts

Oxana has over 20 years’ experience as an accountant, working for multiple banks in Russia. She grew up in Mongolia as a young child and is the fourth generation of accountants in her family. Oxana holds a Bachelor of Accounting and certificate IV in Accounting. She loves to cook and is very popular in the office when she surprises us with her scrumptious Russian baked treats.

Paul

Paul

Developer

Paul arrived fresh-faced and enthusiastic, head full of the useless knowledge that universities pump into their unsuspecting Computer Science students. He started as an intern with Lateral and has now managed to weasel his way into a full time role. Since joining Lateral he has splurged on a 3D Printer kit (unassembled) and a white leather motorcycle jacket which his wife won’t let him wear. He teams up with Lewis in the Android camp, and has a similarly oversized phone.

Robert

Robert

Dev Ops

Robert is a young, enthusiastic and qualified with a Diploma in IT Networking, he has graduated high school with a Beazley Medal in the VET education pathway, having ambitions to pursue university level study in the future. Bright eyed and bushy tailed, he is guided under the expert wing of Hadley. Primarily In charge of infrastructure duties, he's your guy if you need something cabled up. Besides tinkering with computers, he enjoys keeping fit by playing badminton on a regular basis.

Troy

Troy

Senior Developer

Troy is a Senior Developer with extensive experience in .NET development and much more. He has been developing software solutions for over 18 years in a range of industries including retail, wholesale, warehousing, logistics and education. Troy tries hard to break down the IT nerd stereotype by keeping fit and playing every sport known to man (and yes, table tennis is a sport). He recently got a uni-cycle which he is in the process of mastering; his extended family thinks he is too old for it.

Join the team


The new guy

The new guy

We always have an eye out for talented, passionate software developers to join our team. We offer a friendly, relaxed working environment with an emphasis on maintaining a good work-life balance. If you’d like to apply, please send your CV to resumes@lateral.com.au.

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