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.
Ross has a technical background, but he also has a keen nose for business and commercial sensibility. He won’t pitch customers something because it’s technically good – he’ll pitch it because it will help their business. And then he’ll make sure that it is also technically sound.
The initial meeting with Loretta is one that cannot be forgotten – she is vibrant and full of enthusiasm. Loretta’s commitment and focus on great customer service means you will never be disappointed when she is managing your account.
Amit’s relaxed and good sense of humour is never outweighed by his professionalism and serious understanding of end user computing technologies – though it does make him an absolute pleasure to work with.
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!
Cool, calm and collected. However, don’t be fooled by his low profile demeanour – Raph can go all ninja when it comes to cloud and datacentre infrastructure and management.
A business strategy consultant passionate about disruptive technology. John helps customers define & drive transformation, bringing together business & technology to deliver new business capability. John values honesty & integrity. When not working he dreams up ways to make his car go faster or spends time with the family.
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.
Warwick has a passion for his customers business and technologies that solve their business challenges and improves their customers experience. With a wide network of relationships, Warwick is always focused on delivering value to each customer engagement.
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.
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.
What you see is what you get. Straight to the point, efficient and focused – Stephen’s projects nail it every time, and all with a no stress, easy to deal with attitude. Be extremeley careful if you invite him out for a beer – you might just be there all night.
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!
Marc specialises in all things Office 365, Skype for Business and ADHS and has a wealth of experience on large scale enterprise. His cool and calm approach and deep technical expertise means customers feel instantly at ease. A beer lover, any golden beer will make him happy!
Years of experience in Cloud, Configuration Manager and Desktop Transformations in large organisations makes Adrian a professional that is invaluable to any team. His positive attitude is infectious, but deep in the trenches is where he really shines.
Tarun has many years of experience providing managed services for large environments – he knows exactly what operational issues occur and how to avoid them. His project work will always think about the future state of the system. Oh, and he just loves cricket.
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!
Al is the Citrix MVP of the team! Witty and quick, not only with his knowledge of technology but humour as well. When he is not out scuba diving off the coast, he always has a punch line prepared which makes him very amusing to work with.
Daniel is a talented polyglot coder who is constantly seeking out the latest and coolest technologies. While he believes that there’s more than one solution to any problem, Daniel is committed to always finding the best. On a day to day basis, he turns coffee into code.
Jolly Rojer, with his easy going demeanour is a pleasure to deal with. He has many years of experience in Virtualization and Infrastructure delivery and prides himself for out of box thinking and creative problem solving. He loves his Seinfeld quotes and a nicely aged Scotch Whiskey.
It’s probable that Jerome can speak fluent binary ascii and uses block level differential to understand the impact of life decisions. Jerome has a keen interest in all things management and virtualisation, and is often found neck-deep in betas and blogs.
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.
Olikka’s man with the big smile and big laugh! Peter first joined us as an IT graduate, but has since moved on to become very experienced in all the Olikka offerings, particularly Configuration Manager. Customers love his passionate approach to work, and of course his very unique laughing style!
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.
Aaron scripts and codes like it’s going out of fashion. He even scripts day to day activities to reduce errors and automate tasks all over the place. In his spare time, he efficiently hikes, photographs and works out. Phew!
From across the ditch (Kiwiland), Daniel has a strong background in Identity Management and .Net development. Always keen for a good laugh. And like the scotch he enjoys on a Friday night, when jokes are told, the drier the better.
Eric has a strong technical background in infrastructure solutions and design mixed with creative problem-solving skills. He enjoys his gadgets and tech. And loves the challenge of automation in both in the data centre and at home.
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.
Neth has years of experience in the industry and his cool, calm and collected nature puts customers and colleagues instantly at ease! When not exploring the great outdoors he can be found catering to all your ConfigManager needs!
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.
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!
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.
Azza holds a degree in IT and experience coordinating large construction projects. We had a joke about construction but we’re still working on it… Seriously though, Azza is focussed, polished and thorough, and a great addition to our projects team.
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.
Our bright and vibrant Office Manager Gemma has a strong background in administration and customer service. Bringing creativity and Vulcan logic to every day she is a keen organiser and is always ready to help. She is also an avid knitter and devoted Trekkie.