Branden is an entrepreneur and consultant working in technology, innovation, business and digital strategy.
He has a proven track record developing startup businesses, both in Australia and overseas. Recently, as managing director of Conducive, he led a highly engaged team that grew the business over six short years to include major international clients and revenues exceeding $8m.
He supports a portfolio of tech startups as seed investor and adviser and has held leadership positions in multinational finance, infrastructure and technology companies.
Over three decades, Branden has consulted across Africa, South East Asia, USA and South America on management, business, technology strategy and system development.
His experience spans IT, intelligent transport, smart card systems, industrial automation, financial services and telecommunications.
Branden holds an honours degree in commerce, diplomas in engineering and computer science, and a Masters of Business Administration from Curtin University. He is also a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and fellow of the Australian Institute of Management.
Tim is an Agile and technical consultant with over 20 years experience in software and solution delivery.
Pragmatic and commercially aware - Tim is adept at developing strategic visions in tune with the business. His diverse history in leadership, management and technical skills combine to create an adaptable consultant able to push through obstacles and deliver the goods.
Tim’s passion for next level transformation drew him to Agile in its early days. Keen to see its benefits spread he began a long journey dedicated to promoting and improving Agile practices in the Perth IT community.
He has held several leadership positions responsible for establishing and maintaining healthy Agile ecosystems, served as organiser of the 2000+ member Agile Perth Meetup and sponsored several other smaller Agile meetups.
Tim spent several years with Perth consultancy Conducive as software development practice manager where he played a key part in Conducive’s growth and success. He later held the position of Agile architect and national DevOps specialist for international consultancy Empired.
Tim holds a degree in commerce and computer science and has experience across multiple industries including mining, health, transport, energy, agriculture, insurance, government, finance, oil and gas.
Lindsey is an Agile and technical consultant with 20 years experience in software development and Agile delivery.
Starting her career in investment banking in the UK she gained in-depth experience in writing high throughput, low latency, highly distributed applications as well as an understanding of the problems associated with large scale application delivery and support.
This ignited a passion for quality software development practices including automated testing, DevOps, the use of Agile and building the relationships needed to achieve project success. Skills which combined to develop a proven track record of delivering on time and to budget whilst leading teams both large and small, onshore and offshore.
Able to converse across technical and non-technical audiences Lindsey is most at home applying her wide range of skills and lateral thinking to deliver best fit solutions to challenging projects whilst reducing risk and ensuring early business value.
Lindsey is a passionate advocate for Agile project delivery, working with Agile since 2001 and has experience of Scrum, Scrum at Scale and ‘no-estimate’ delivery. This passion comes from seeing the step change in what can be achieved when you consistently deliver, building trust with your clients to become a single team with a shared goal.
Lindsey holds a Masters of Engineering in Computer Science from Imperial College, London and is an Associate of the City and Guilds of London Institute. She is ICAgile certified and a certified Scrum Master. Her domain experience includes financial services, online retail, resources, telecoms and infrastructure.
Raj Saddi is a Lead Consultant at Interfuze, where he leads a number of digital transformation and better business projects using a combination of Agile and DevOps practices.
Raj has 20 years experience working within the IT and technology sector for various industries across WA. His passion for agile and problem solving using technology came about from a very young age.
He is an accomplished software developer complimented by several years' experience in solution architecture, design and delivery using enterprise-level best practice with pragmatic tailoring to the needs and maturity of his clients.
Empowering people with IT skills is a passion of Raj because he believes in the crucial role that technology plays in peoples' lives today and increasingly into the future. He is also passionate about girls in Technology.
Raj holds a Bachelor's in Electronics Engineering and a Master's in Computer Science. He is an ICAgile certified professional - Agile Project and Delivery Management.
When Raj is not out solving architecture, software and technical problems, he's researching, planning and dreaming about distilling his own whisky.