Board of Directors

Supporting and guiding the organization, is a world class board of globally successful technology entrepreneurs and executives.

Silvio Salom Chairman

Silvio founded Adacel Technologies and Lochard Limited and led their global success. These companies created over 1,000 jobs and generated over $700M in revenue over the last 10 years. At Adacel, Silvio spearheaded numerous programs, including Voice Recognition and Synthesis Systems as applied to Air Traffic Control and Fighter Pilots as well as automated Machine Translation System for the Australian Department of Defense and subsequently an on-line translation service. Under his leadership, in each case the technology was developed, deployed and commercialized gaining significant global market share.

Joseph Bruzzaniti Director

Joseph has many years of experience in the development of technology, as founder of Learning Seat (a Melbourne based e-learning company, acquired in 2006 by News Corporation) and IMR/Red Sheriff (a Melbourne company which expanded globally before being acquired by AC Nielsen).

Lawrence Paratz Director

Lawrence has more than 30 years experience in all facets of the telecommunication industries globally. As a Director and Chief Executive of Acacia Australia, he was responsible for development of an integrated proposal for delivery of national broadband communication for Australia. He is a Director of Maxis Communication Berhad, Chairman of the Technology Committee of the Board and a former senior executive of Telstra Corporation. Lawrence has had executive responsibility for multi-billion dollar programs and integrations. He previously served as a member of the Board of the Australian Government’s Internet Assistance Program, and was formerly Chairman of the On-Trac@PeterMac Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Program.