Meet Our Team
Ben has over 18 years’ experience in IT and security infrastructure, most of this gained internationally. He has worked across multiple large organisations including UBS as an Associate Director, Juniper Networks as Advanced Services Consultant supporting enterprises in designing network security infrastructures, and Huawei NZ as Datacentre Product Manager.
While working for BlueCoat System as TAC Security Team Leader, Ben travelled in US, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific, Australia, and New Zealand.
Ben plays an active role as a member of NZ Tech society to promote Cyber Security awareness.
Michael has extensive experience across the Asia Pacific region in the areas of System Engineering, Design, Network Engineering, Technical Support, Network administration and customer service. Michael’s experience extends across multiple industries including telco, data centres, banking and financial services.
Kevin has over 15 years’ experience as a Network Consultant for companies including 3Com and Huawai working for clients such as Vodafone and 2Degrees. His expertise includes CCIE and Cisco Routing & Switching deployment.
Antonio has over 25 years of experience in Cyber Security Consulting. Most of this gained internationally. His European experience includes working for the Ministry of Defence and NATO bases in the UK. Antonio has a very strong IT technical background but also a wide understanding of the business requirements. Antonio plays an active role as a member of the International Security Community. He is also a qualified Penetration Tester.
Spybot has been in the Cyber Security business for more than 25 years. His passion for Information Security started more than two decades ago and has worked in multiple industries including major finance institutes, telecommunication, electricity companies. Spybot worked for the Federal Office for Information Security in Europe as one of the creators of the BSI ISO2700X. Spybot is a fully certified Penetration Tester and Dark Web monitoring expert.
James has over 10 years’ experience in designing high level security solutions and application delivery networks for large companies across the Asian Pacific region. His areas of expertise include content delivery networks, DDOS mitigation, Denial of Service protection, PCI Compliance, WAF, Next Generation Firewalls, DPI, IPS/IDS and more. Industries worked in include telecommunications, financial services, multinationals, government departments and defence organisations.
Lito has over 10 years’ experience as a Network Engineer with experience in Cisco and Arista Networking. His focus has been in the manufacturing, industrial and service industries.
Gent has over 15 years’ experience in Virtualisation Platforms with Microsoft HyperV, VMware ESX and is an expert in SUSE Linux. His storage skills include EMC Celerra NS480, EMC VNX 5300. Dell MD3000i and NetApp FAS3020. Gent is experienced in backup and disaster recovery, working with vendors such as EMC Networker, EMC Replication manager, DataDomain and Dell DR4100.
Yash has worked in the Networking and Security industry as a pre-sales consultant since 2013. His international certification includes Juniper JNCIS-SEC, JNCIS-ENT, JNCDA, JNCIS-SA, JNCIA-Junos, F5 101, Cisco CCNA, CCNA & Palo Alto PSE-Platform Professional.
Ayako has been with BT Consulting for over 2 years as the company Office Manager. She helps facilitate all aspects of customer service, sales, accounting, and resource management.