Alison O’Hare ANZ Technical Director at Mimecast
Alison started her career at Mimecast as Service Delivery Director based out of Boston, Massachusetts. She has more than 19 years’ experience in IT gained across roles in cybersecurity and network engineering.
As Mimecast’s regional ANZ Technical Director, Alison oversees the growth and development of Mimecast’s pre-sale/technical consulting and professional services teams. Her primary responsibility is finding solutions for the technical and business challenges prospects might have and delivering the best customer outcomes.
Alison has independently driven new product launches and mentored her sales teams in every aspect of localised technical delivery. She has successfully run around 40 proof-of-concept projects which have boosted product innovation at Mimecast. A firm believer in coaching, Alison is heavily involved in the technical training of her staff and identifying leadership opportunities to be filled.
Alison started her career at Mimecast as Service Delivery Director, working from the Boston office. She now has more than 19 years’ experience in the IT industry across roles in cybersecurity and network engineering, including 11 years at Mimecast in a variety of leadership positions.
|Jade is a passionate marketeer with over 12 years’ experience in the ICT industry, having held various marketing leadership roles at leading technology organisations such as Ingram Micro, IBM, Konica Minolta, Pure Storage and Nutanix.
Jade has also won several industry awards over the years for her work as a female leader in the ANZ tech industry. She is both a member of the Board and Chief Storyteller at FitT.
She currently holds the role of Head at Marketing ANZ at F5 Networks.
Jade is passionate about diversity in the IT sector, and the role of storytelling in great marketing campaigns. Her role at FitT sees her meld her love of technology with creativity to raise awareness for this incredibly important cause.
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