Paul Fouracre

Chief Operating Officer

Paul is the Chief Operating Officer with broad cross functional expertise in both strategy and operations across sales, marketing, finance, operations, technology and product management. Paul has significant end to end operational leadership expertise across Australia and New Zealand, Asia Pacific and exposure to US, LA, Europe, Africa and Middle East markets with responsibility for teams ranging in size from 8 to more than 100.

Paul has spent most of his career with IBM which included over 10 years in finance and accounting roles, 7 years leading Asia Pacific acquisition integration and divestitures with over 30 projects delivered. In the last 4 years of his IBM tenure, Paul led operations across Asia Pacific Analytics and then Asia Pacific Cloud Unit where he created the integrated end to end revenue, pipeline, signings metrics based management system for sales execution and performance, deployed numerous tactical sales plays, prepared the annual strategic business plan and led AP-wide transformation programs reducing operating costs by more than $5 million during this time.

Most recently Paul was COO of AV Technology Pty Ltd responsible for the end to end P&L operations of a $35 million valued add agile distributor of Analytics SaaS, distributed software and hardware solutions across 6 offices in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. This included an overall responsibility for 60 employees across all business functions. Paul has a Bachelor of Commerce Major in Accounting from the University of Western Sydney that was completed in 1998.