Meet the Olikka team

Across our 50 strong team, we have a mix of disciplines and specialist skills, operating as one cross-functional team.

Michael Pascoe

Managing Director

Michael Pascoe

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.

Flat White
Brewmanity Social Beast Australian Pale Ale
Nerding out with coffee

Ross Gangemi

Solutions Director

Ross Gangemi

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.

Piccolo
Vodka, Lime & Soda
Old Muscle Cars, Watches

Loretta Cornejo

Sales Manager

Loretta Cornejo

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.

Skinny Latte
Red Wine / Cider
Reading Autobiographies

Lauren O'Reilly

People and Culture Manager

Lauren O'Reilly

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!

Soy Flat White
Aperol Spritz
Cheese, Wine and Fleetwood Mac.

Michael Wines

Marketing Manager

Michael Wines

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!

Strong Latte
Indian Pale Ale
Skiing, AFL, Nature

Stephen Smith

Delivery Manager

Stephen Smith

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 extremely careful if you invite him out for a beer - you might just be there all night.

Black Tea
Beer
Fried Chicken

Raphael Blanchet

Lead Solution Architect

Raphael Blanchet

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 data centre infrastructure and management.

Latte w/1
Pear Cider
Boats & Gardening

Michael Tempone

Solution Architect

Michael Tempone

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 humour and commitment.

Espresso
Red Wine and Whiskey
Cars, Coffee and Tech

Tarun Ohri

Solution Architect

Tarun Ohri

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.

Latte
Beer
Cricket

Jason Donkin

Solution Architect

Jason Donkin

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.

Cappuccino
Local Beer
Hiking & Aviation

Warwick Stonehouse

Account Executive

Warwick Stonehouse

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.

Strong Latte
Beer
Golf and Motorsports

Jarryd Luketic

Account Executive

Jarryd Luketic

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!

Latte
Cider
Cars and Food

Rheann Baker

Customer Relationship Manager

Rheann Baker

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.

Strong Soy Latte
Cocktails and Pale Ale
Outdoors, Concerts and a Good Book

Scott Travers

Customer Engagement

Scott Travers

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.

Long Black
Pale Ale
Football, Cycling, Hiking

Rebecca Threlkeld

Internal Recruiter

Rebecca Threlkeld

Creative, passionate and always wearing a smile - Rebecca is committed to help drive Team Olikka 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.

English Tea
Vodka, Tonic and Lime
Sci-Fi Films, Animals and Laughter

Cathy Mollica

Technology Adoption Consultant

Cathy Mollica

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.

Small Latte
Gin and Tonic
Reading and Making Things

Daniel Lorenzin

Innovation Lead

Daniel Lorenzin

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.

Macchiato
Canadian and Dry
Tech and Cars

Imran Arshad

Development Lead

Imran Arshad

Coffee addict, semi professional cricketer and avid reader. Imran is a passionate developer/architect who actively contributes on Github, Stack Overflow and loves to share learning experiences.Deeply interested in emerging cloud technologies and always ready to talk cars.

Strong Cappuccino
Coke
Tech, Cricket & Netflix

David Minnelli

Managing Consultant

David Minnelli

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!

Strong Latte
Beer
Cycling, Coffee and Motorsports

Marc Terblanche

Senior Consultant

Marc Terblanche

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!

Cappucino
Beer
Tech, Pizza and Family Time

Adrian Godlewicz

Senior Consultant

Adrian Godlewicz

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.

Extra Hot Skinny Flat White
Corona
Running, Footy and Tech Gadgets

Russell Downs

Senior Consultant

Russell Downs

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!

Magic
Craft Ale
Aviation

Chris Friday

Senior Consultant

Chris Friday

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.

Hot Chocolate
Beer
Footy, Camping and Video Games

Chris Clark

Senior Consultant

Chris Clark

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.

Soy Latte
IPA
Cooking & Travel

Symon Polson

Senior Consultant

Symon Polson

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.

Latte
Beer
Joking around

Alastair Cunningham

Technical Consultant

Alastair Cunningham

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.

Flat White
Beer
Scuba Diving

Rojer Sioni

Technical Consultant

Rojer Sioni

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.

Long Black
Scotch Whisky, Wheat Beer, Red Wine
Movies, Long walks, Company of Friends

Craig Moyle

Technical Consultant

Craig Moyle

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.

Magic
IPA
Netball, AFLW, TV & Reading

Jerome Brown

Technical Consultant

Jerome Brown

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.

Black
Local
Truth

Eric Yew

Technical Consultant

Eric Yew

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.

Earl Grey
Coke
Snowboarding and Home Automation

Tom Ryan

Technical Consultant

Tom Ryan

Tom is a generalist who loves technology and has a keen interest in near-future tech. When he's not working you can bet he will be watching YouTube or reading up on the the latest innovations.

Strong Latte
Mountain Goat Pale Ale
Gaming, Tech, Spaceflight

Peter Freeman

Technical Specialist

Peter Freeman

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.

Strong Flattie
Alcohol
Bikes, Beer & Pizza (Together)

Peter Skliros

Technical Specialist

Peter Skliros

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!

Strong Latte w/1
Tequila
Laughing, Football, Food

Aaron Chan

Technical Specialist

Aaron Chan

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!

Soy Latte w/2 shots
Little Creatures Pale Ale
PC Games, Coding and Photography

Daniel Searle

Technical Specialist

Daniel Searle

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.

Flat White
Pale Ale/Scotch
Rugby, Gaming, Powerlifting

Geoff King

Technical Specialist

Geoff King

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.

Long Black
Independently Owned Beer
Family, Beer & Food

Tuomas Lankinen

Technical Specialist

Tuomas Lankinen

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.

Long Black
Gin/Beer
Tech, Food, Photography

Bryan Hocking

Technical Specialist

Bryan Hocking

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.

All the Coffee
Pink Milk or Bourbon
Collingwood, Video Games and Cars

Anton Saes

Technical Specialist

Anton Saes

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.

Hot Chocolate
Coke
Food and TV-Shows

Nitin Chowdhary

Technical Specialist

Nitin Chowdhary

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.

Chai Latte
Scotch Whisky & Beer
Cars, Sports, Gardening & Tech

Pan Maung

Technical Specialist

Pan Maung

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!

Cappuccino
Beer
Ping-Pong and Partying

Kristijan Damjanoski

Technical Specialist

Kristijan Damjanoski

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.

Strong Latte
Whiskey and Coke
Cars, Tech Gadgets, Games

Rupan Kaur

Technical Specialist

Rupan Kaur

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.

Cappuccino
Wine
Action-thriller Movies & Music

Ryan Starr

Technical Specialist

Ryan Starr

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.

Iced Latte
Red Wine
Italian Food & Live Music

Glenn Wilson

Technical Specialist

Glenn Wilson

Glenn brings a varied skill set with a passion for Software, Technology and Gaming.Glenn is always willing to learn and try something new whether it be in Cloud, data, or in some emerging technology.

Cappuccino
Soft Drink & Coffee
Gaming, Technology, Robotics, IoT and his dog

Talha Khalid

Developer

Talha Khalid

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.

Cappucino
Coke
Cricket, FIFA, Movies

Azza Elfil

Project Manager

Azza Elfil

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.

Hot Cocoa
Orange Juice
Reading & Family Time

Jason Gradkowski

Resource Coordinator

Jason Gradkowski

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.

Strong Cap w/1
Beer/Havana Club
AFL, NBA, Nature

Gemma Steele

Office Manager

Gemma Steele

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.

Strong Flat White
Beer
Knitting & Netflix

Emma King

Office Admin

Emma King

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.

Soy Latte
Cider
Dance, performing & cats

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