Andrew Maggio

Founder and Director of Technology & Operations

Andrew brings more than 25 years' 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 years' 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 years' 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.

Yue Zhao

Technical Specialist

Yue is a wireless specialist with years of experience of research and product development. Prior to joining Meshed IoT, Yue worked at Hytera for 4G LTE base station product design. Yue also worked as a research engineer for International companies such Imec (Belgium), Ericsson (Finland), and ABB (Switzerland) and application engineer for Silicon Labs (Finland). Yue is responsible for integrating Meshed LoRaWAN network infrastructures and services as well as supporting the broader LoRaWAN community.

Hiba Jahanzeb

Project Coordinator

Hiba is a specialist in project management and product development with extensive experience in the digital, finance and creative sectors. Prior to joining Meshed, Hiba was the Implementation Specialist for Product Delivery for Mastercard, Australia.

Hiba has also worked for leading graphic design, social and web application development organisations and understands the critical role disruptive technologies play in business processes and customer experience.