Horizon State

Meet the team.

We’re a passionate team of successful entrepreneurs, IT consultancy executives, smart contract developers, veteran technologists, foresight strategists and more.

  • Oren Alazraki
    Chief Executive Officer
    20 years of leadership and executive experience in the IT sector, including a number of General Management roles, most recently at Datacom - a company with over 5,600 people and revenues of over $1.2 billion.
  • Jamie Skella
    Chief Product Officer
    Formerly Director of UX at Tatts Group and the Australian Football League. Jamie devised and directed development of MiVote's world-first blockchain voting MVP.
  • Nimo Naamani
    Chief Technology Officer
    Formerly Chief Technology Officer at iPayroll. Entrepreneur and software developer with 20 years of experience building products.
  • Dan Crane
    Head of Research & Innovation
    Formerly Chief Online Officer at an Australian Stock Exchange top 100. Cryptoasset researcher, investor and ICO advisor.
  • Ronit Houllou
    Delivery Manager
    A project and test specialist whose works has spanned end-to-end software delivery and quality assurance roles at multi-national IT consultancies and government departments since 1998.
  • Daniel Vertes
    Finance Advisor
    IPO engagement, accounting, and process optimisation expert. 10 years experience in the role of Chief Financial Officer.
  • Jason Theron
    Security Consultant and Business Analyst with over 15 years of experience across finance, government, and information technology sectors.
  • Stephen Cornwell
    Technology Lead
    Over a decade of experience developing .NET engineering APIs as a technical lead across companies in the finance and energy sectors.
  • Andy Ellis
    Customer Success Lead
    An industry veteran with 15 years of diverse experience spanning business support and analysis, front-end development, and a technical lead role at Kiwi Wealth, focusing on customer experience.
  • Eloise Skella
    Head of Marketing
    Specialises in the building of B2B brands and driving bottom line growth for their products and services. Formerly National Marketing Manager for BRW Fast 100 winner Kloud Solutions.
  • Andrew Mitchell
    Community Manager
    Horizon State's Community Manager, Andrew has 20 years experience in project and knowledge management roles, leading the delivery of information systems throughout large scale transformation projects.
  • Jason Fleurant
    Strategic Growth Manager
    Horizon State’s Strategic Growth Manager, Jason has spent a decade working in customer engagement, partner management, and communications.
  • Ronit Sacharow
    Product Analyst Lead
  • Kat Vasilenko
    Lead Experience Designer
    A strategic experience designer with a decade experience in user research and prouct design across health, IoT, and more.
  • Pascal Van Der Haar
    Senior Product Designer
    Over a decade of experience in design, creative direction, and digital product design. Formerly a judge at Awwwards and Art Director at Amsterdam's ACHTUNG! and Kraftwerk studios.
  • Rod Leviton
    Lead Front-End Engineer
    A software engineer with 9 years experience across multiple frameworks and libraries, working on response web interfaces and JavaScript for high transaction throughput businesses such as ANZ Bank and NAB Bank.
  • Harien de Mel
    Technical Architect
    A nifty techie with over 15 years of experience architecting and implementing enterprise software solutions.
  • Joachim Davies
    Developing high transaction throughput technologies for over a decade. Expertise is in system stability and performance tuning. Formerly worked across online identity for the New Zealand public sector.
  • Adrien Poupard
    Ten years experience with a strong background in web-based Java applications, data synchronisation and open source development models. Smart contract developer and Ethereum Solidity Engineer.
  • Josh Stuart
    An engineer and web strategist with over 10 years experience leading teams and building technology. Formerly founded, developed and grew an e-commerce platform into a multi-million dollar business.
  • Adam Prasser
    15 years experience in application, infrastructure, and API development across ASX 100 businesses, and high transaction throughput systems dealing with public service and open data.
  • Lukasz Dudek
    A seasoned .Net developer with 10 years of experience across automation and cloud solutions businesses, in both Poland and New Zealand.

We're always looking for talented technologists & passionate professionals

If you're interested in joining us, please contact us with your CV and area of interest. We'll respond when we have something that suits your skills and interest.

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