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Wavelink invests in Australian region with three new hires

Wavelink has expanded its Australian leadership team in order to bolster the company’s operations in the region. These additions were made in the last eight months, with each of the new roles focused on extending investment and commitment in the region, according to the company.

The new team members are Joel Milburn, channel manager for the northern region of Sydney, Kieran O’Brien, for inside sales, and Jayden Zullo, as the pre-sales lead for security solutions.

Prior to joining Wavelink, Milburn gained more than eight years’ experience in channel and sales roles across IT and retail. Key roles he held include channel development manager at Arrow ECS, product manager - software services at Ingram Micro, and senior account executive at Verizon Connect.

Meanwhile, O’Brien brings a broad range of experience in the IT industry, with specific experience in networking and security. In fact he has certifications ranging from Cisco CCNA 1-4, Fortinet NSE 1-3, and Sophos Certified Engineer. His previous roles include PABX field technician and technician support team for a managed IT services company.

Finally, Zullo brings more than 10 years’ sales experience specialising in complex IT solutions technical sales and management. Previously, he held key roles as technical pre-sales manager for CDM ICT Services, channel pre-sales manager for Telestar Communications, and technical pre-sales manager Secure Communications Advisors Australia.

Wavelink has been operating in Australia and New Zealand for more than 20 years. Originally, Wavelink began operations representing a single vendor with a handful of partners.

Since then, the company has grown to become a technology aggregator with more than 500 partners, selling a range of hardware and software solutions encompassing mobility, messaging and network security from Fortinet, Spectralink, Spok, Olinqua, CenTrak and Sangoma.

Towards the end of 2019, Wavelink opened a new office, training and demonstration facility in Sydney to house new staff, including more qualified pre-sales staff, which had been added in response to the company’s ongoing growth.

The space includes a functioning lab where partner training and customer demonstrations will take place.

Wavelink director for the Sydney operation Jonathan Ordman says, “With these appointments we are adding even more expertise to the Sydney team, which will ultimately benefit partners and customers in our Northern Region supported out of our Sydney office and also across the wider organisation.

"Each of the new appointments has a great deal of expertise and experience in their areas, which will add significant value to the team."

Ordman says, “Wavelink’s ongoing success can be attributed to our team and the long-term relationships with both key vendors and partners, and we are always looking for ways to add value to our key stakeholders to ensure commercial successes on all sides.”