Michael thinks differently. He challenges the norm and drives innovation. He has an authentic, straight talking approach. Mike’s vision and passion are a driving force within Olikka, and his attention to detail and quality is instrumental in leading the company to be truly different.
People and Culture Manager
Originally from the UK; Lauren has a passion for Cheese, Aperol Spritz and Our Company Culture!! She is responsible for all hiring and HR within Olikka in order to continue growing our bloody brilliant Melbourne team. Whether you are looking to complete training, personal development ideas or which Netflix series to watch next Lauren is our girl!
Sales focused Marketing Head who enjoys nothing more than shifting units from leads he’s created. Michael is creative, supportive and rolls up the sleeves when required, laughs and beers are not optional!
Michael is passionate and engaged for all things IT, thriving on solving complex issues. Direct communication and not afraid to ask “Why?” ensuring the best solutions for our customers. Michael prides himself on his ability to build great relationships through his integrity, awesome sense of humor and commitment.
A background in business with a passion for technology. Jarryd enjoys learning how technology can assist businesses and help relay that to his customers. A fanatic about providing great customer service, while helping customers achieve more!
Customer Relationship Manager
Rhe is forever looking towards her next adventure, she’s never without a smile or a willing attitude. Hard working and determined – her customer’s are her driving force. Her passion for people shows no bounds and she’s constantly striving to the improve the efficiencies within their business and as well as ours.
Scott is new to the Tech Industry, however his previous roles have focused heavily on sales and building customer relationships.
On the weekends Scotty can be found riding anything with 2 wheels.
Creative, passionate and always wearing a smile – Rebecca is committed to help drive TeamOlikka and find some awesome additions along the way! There is never a day where she isn’t laughing and is always happy to chat over a coffee (or in her case tea) followed by a cheeky vodka if needed.
Technology Adoption Consultant
Cathy understands that the value of new tech lies in how it is used. She supports our customers on their technology adoption journey. Cathy advocates making the complex simple. Outside work, you’ll find her reading almost anything, or making something out of fabric.
A 20 year veteran as an Identity and Access Management professional, he is also a leader and team player. A lover of drinking coffee and home roasting, he is a believer that the best outcomes and discussions happen over a coffee!
Possessing the Queen’s English and a passion for beer, Rusty helps customers define modern EUC strategy. Mixing together his sold background in systems management, drive for digital transformation and innovation, and little AI for invention, to deliver user computing for a new generation. He also makes a mean espresso martini!
Chris has many years of experience with large scale deployments of workplace technologies such as Office 365, Windows 10, Azure AD and endpoint management. He prides himself on bringing a positive attitude and delivering great outcomes. He’s also looking forward to the next Collingwood premiership.
As comfortable in the kitchen as he is in delivering outstanding solutions for his clients, Chris’ methodical approach will overcome your most complex business challenges. His recipe for success is a secret passed down from his grandma.
He has an unnatural love for reddit, but a natural ability for IT. He’ll nail your Citrix, datacentre, cloud environment, and then he’ll gross you out completely with the best of the front page of the internet.
Craig is a generalist who likes dipping his toes in many different (cloud) technologies. He has the ability to be able to architect and implement solutions in Azure, AWS, Office 365 and EM+S. Outside work hours he can be found enjoying good coffee and good beer.
Peter is Olikka’s go-to guy. Proudly sporting a mo or a beard and Kiwi accent, Peter brings years of systems management experience from some of the largest organisations in the country. His dry sense of humour triggers a thirst for a beer on Friday afternoons.
Originally from Country Victoria, moved to the city to pursue a career in IT. Loves learning and experiencing new things! Whether that be technology, or the simpler pleasures in life like eating and drinking. (Mostly!) easy going with a good sense humor, always focused on delivering the best possible outcome for customers.
From other side of the planet(Sweden) to Australia, Thomas is the only viking without a beard. He accomplished things by being a critical thinker, driven and personable guy. While Thomas passionately likes to work with the Configuration Manager, he is always up for a “fika” and loves to exchange ideas. Beer or Gin & Tonic can never go wrong after a hard working week.
Bryan loves technology any technology, he will help you automate your day so you can spend more time on your core business. In the winter months he can be found in the Collingwood members section.
Fresh from NZ our lovely Anton is brand new to Melbourne. He is a people person and loves nothing more than implementing a well-designed SCCM or Windows 10 solution. Anton loves to assist customers & solve problems – helping customers & colleagues comes as second nature and it shows in everything he does.
Nitin provides our customers with solutions that will make their lives easier, ensuring they don’t have to reinvent the wheel. Outcome focused, he always asks the question “why?” With a passion for digital transformation, IT and IoT – he values collaboration, integrity and respect and enjoys a healthy dose of banter.
The lovely Pan is flying the flag for #WomenInTech; with a strong background in infrastructure, passion for cloud and attention to detail, she is a great asset. All the way from Myanmar, she’s friendly and hardworking making her a joy to work with on both customer and internal projects. Pan loves a beer and kicking-ass pingpong!
Kristijan “AKA” Kiki is as passionate as they come. Whether he is talking about cars or technology you are sure to come away from all interactions with a smile on your face and feeling super inspired. As great all-rounder his enthusiasm for problem solving and tech go hand in hand when working with customers or collaborating with peers.
With background in research and passion for new technologies, Rupan is creative, innovative and a problem-solver. From a diverse nation, India, she’s always up for a good laugh and chat. Outside working hours, she can be seen shopping and having fun with family and friends.
Ryan loves a challenge. Whether that’s learning the intricacies of balancing on a surfboard or the latest and greatest in cloud infrastructure. He is an avid supporter of providing solid, sensible, and collaborative solutions.
Originally from Egypt, Mohamed is a telecommunications engineer turned system admin, turned cloud and automation specialist. He loves learning all things cloud and infrastructure.
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”
Calm manner, reliable, versatile, and asks the questions that others don’t think of.
Jason has broad experience including health, retail, finance, manufacturing and government. Practical architecture skills backed by and engineering and operational background.
All the way from Pakistan, Talha is an absolute warrior who conquered his fear of pugs and is ready to take over the tech space. He is a down to earth, an easy going guy with a clear passion for all things innovation and tech. He is an avid solution maker and is ready for all your coding needs.
Abhi is a polyglot programmer who can be spotted around the city in various tech meetups. He loves to ask questions to get to the bottom of the problem he is solving. When he is not being an enterprise tech neophile, he loves to explore Melbourne on foot and discover new restaurants and shops.
Technical Project Manager
Priyanka is a person of spontaneous energy and great enthusiasm that resonates in her person wherever she goes.She is particularly skilled at group facilitation and enjoys forging consensus among people with diverging ideas and opinions.
Jason’s calm and relaxed demeanour makes him the perfect fit for the ever changing demands of resourcing at Olikka. He is the Rain Man of obscure sports stats and his organisational and analytic skills are second to none. His hobbies include getting lost in a good spreadsheet and exploring nature with his dog.
Emma loves helping and providing support wherever she can. She is always ready to learn, try new things and find the best ways to make sure her team is happy and supported. Always down for a chat and super passionate about dancing.