Andrew Maggio

Founder and Technical Director

Andrew brings more than 25 year’s experience in Information Technology, with over a decade at Microsoft Australia and in the UK. He has held senior roles with Graincorp and has developed a strong background in digital electronics, network architecture and vehicle telematics.

In 2013 Andrew started his IoT business, LOCstep Technology Solutions, to deliver consulting projects such as a “Connected Car” telematics proof-of-concept to NRMA Motoring & Services. He has also delivered a Remote Asset Monitoring solution to a large Australian Defence Contracting organisation. Andrew is responsible for technology and operations for Meshed.

Catherine Caruana-McManus

Director Sales & Strategy

Catherine is a global expert in smart cities and has over 25 year’s experience across the infrastructure, Telco and IT sectors and is one of Australia’s leading thinkers and innovators in big data and smart cities. Catherine is also the Chairperson of the IoT Alliance Australia Sectoral Engagement Work Stream and is responsible for client and industry engagement for Meshed.

Prior to joining Meshed, Catherine was the Director of IBM’s Smarter Cities ANZ and has held other executive positions for PMP Limited, Telstra and MC2 Consulting.
Catherine holds university qualifications in Urban Planning, Economics, Management and Finance.

Paul McManus

Co-Founder and General Manager

Paul has over 25 year’s experience in senior IT, Telecommunications and Sales Management roles, with companies like Dimension Data, Data#3, Com Tech Communications as well as building and selling start-ups.

Paul recently left Upstream Solutions, a Fuji-Xerox company after 15 years and has been a key player in the growth of Upstream from a small start-up to a major Australian company of more than 350 staff and over $100 million in turnover. Paul now joins Meshed to drive the growth of the business.

Lisa Shen

Marketing & Sales Specialist

Lisa is a graduate in Marketing at UTS with a strong track record in sales and delivering innovative technologies and digital solutions. Prior to joining Meshed, Lisa worked at IBM for the Smarter Cities and Industries business for ANZ as well as Commonwealth Bank as a digital strategist. Lisa is responsible for driving integrated sales and marketing strategies.

Lachie Gregory

IoT Specialist

Lachie Gregory is a charismatic member of the IoT Sydney community and joins Meshed as an IoT specialist leveraging his passion for the IoT, Smart Cities and AgTech sectors. Lachie is currently studying the Bachelor of Technology and Innovation at UTS Sydney and is the Deputy Project Manager for the Meshed and UTS research collaboration initiative - TULIP for Urban Liveability Project.