Entrepreneur. Technologist. Kitesurfer. Graeme build one of Australia's most successful Application Service Providers (APS's) Central Data Pty Ltd. In 2005 he launched GoPC Pty Ltd which was first to market with a Linux virtual desktop delivered via the Internet. He relocated to Silicon Valley and drove GoPC from concept to commercialisation against the mainstream thinking at the time. GoPC became recognised as one of the leading cloud startups in Silicon Valley by Silicom Ventures Summit at Stanford University in 2009. In 2013 after launching the new Rainmaker cloud platform the company was recognised by Rackspace's CTO and covered by technology evangelist Robert Scoble. Graeme lead the team which pivoted GoPC into the intersection of Fintech and Cyber Security which resulted in the release of BankVault commercially in 2015. Graeme is an active mentor and participant in a number of start-up communities. He splits his time between Perth and Sydney in Australia, as well as San Francisco. He is an avid kitesurfer and actively promoted kiting safety after recovering from a serious kitesurfing accident in 2005.
Chief Technology Officer
Neil is a specialist developer in telecommunication provisioning systems. He joined the GoPC/BankVault team in 2011 and provided the critical mass, which saw the company breakthrough with the release of its Rainmaker cloud platform. He became CTO in 2015 and now oversees technical development and innovation. Previously, Neil was the Senior Programmer for iiNet, Australia's 2nd largest ISP, developing the organisations provisioning systems. He also worked in similar roles within Optus and Telstra.
Chief Financial Officer
Lily is the Chief Financial Officer of GoPC/BankVault. She has a wide array of experience as an accountant in both Australia and Malaysia.
Strategic Growth Manager
With 30 years of sales and marketing experience across the banking and IT sectors, Jackie Shervington is a results-oriented Strategic Growth Manager. She was formerly the CEO of ineedhits.com and was also the Head of Customer Development at BankWest. She was a mentor at Vocus Upstart and currently serves on the advisory board of Storekat.
Advisors and Investors
Brett is an engineer/entrepreneur and technology leader. With two others he created the technical consulting firm L7, which was acquired by AmCom. He later served as AmCom’s head of innovation. Brett currently divides his time between advising new startups incubating cloud-based technologies.
Advisor / Shareholder
John is an active Advisor mentoring the corporate development of BankVault. He has worked extensively in mining, energy and technology industries and was Executive Director of NYSE and ASX listed Orbital Corporation for 15 years. He assists companies to commercialise their technologies and is a Chair for the international CEO leadership group "The Executive Connection" (TEC).
Shareholder / Advisor
Warren is the Deputy Chairman of Lockton Insurance Group Australia with over 31 years experience in the insurance industry as a Broker/Advisor and with global experience covering Australian, Asian and UK markets in Senior Advising capacities. He was head of Asia Region for JLT and has delivered innovative, cost saving, finance efficient results for many of the largest organisations in Australia and Asia.
Shareholder / Advisor
David brings BankVault years of successful experiences growing technology companies. He is currently Managing Director of Fundi Software -- one of IBM's largest certified global partners.
Advisor / Shareholder
Aidan co-founded Cisco Systems Australia in 1991 and has since lead several technology companies. Currently, Aidan is Chairman of Panorama Synergy, a publicly listed MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) company.
Christopher Bolan, Ph.D
Dr. Bolan holds a Ph.D in Cyber security and has held leadership and research roles in a variety of computer security companies and organizations. Currently, he heads up security operations for Kinetic IT, a Perth-area high tech firm.
Chairman of Advisory Board / Shareholder
Ben is an attorney and long-time Silicon Valley veteran who has invested and held leadership roles in too many successful companies to count. He is also a pro bono advocate for arts organizations and an independent filmmaker.
Shareholder / Legal Counsel
Sam is a partner in the Corporate and Venture Capital Group at Fenwick & West. My practice focuses on advising start-up companies and entrepreneurs, in seed/venture capital financings, M&A/joint venture transactions, and intellectual property matters. In addition to BankVault, Sam advisers companies like AirBnB, Boku, GitHub and oDesk.