WHO ARE WE?
Cloud Ctrl enables organisations to monitor, manage and analyse cloud hosted services across a range of providers in one location. Cloud provider management is an evolving market and Cloud Ctrl has an extensive roadmap which makes our SaaS offering much more than a dashboard and intelligent, multi-tenant cloud billing system. Cloud Ctrl is a global company headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, led by a team of experienced technical and industry experts. Cloud Ctrl is a SixPivot company, SixPivot is a cloud first innovator. A software development and strategic management company who works with Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and customers who are building software products for commercial production across diverse industries. SixPivot work with Corporate Entities whereby their core business may not be technology focused however technology is core to their product or service delivery. SixPivot develop products such as Cloud Ctrl to enable and support customers in an evolving digital marketplace.
SixPivot and Cloud Ctrl are supported by Microsoft and IBM through acceptance into the Microsoft BizSpark Plus program, Microsoft Ventures Global Initiative via the Microsoft innovation Centre and the IBM Global Entrepreneur Program.
OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
Faith Rees is the co-founder and CEO of Cloud Ctrl. Faith has worked in the Australian IT industry for the past 18 years across a variety roles from sales and marketing to general management, director and chief operating officer roles including holding board director roles. Throughout her years in the industry Faith has worked for both small and large Microsoft Gold Partner’s (including Microsoft) providing services to SME, government and global organisations. Much of her last 10 years in the industry has been involved in software development and vendor management. Faith is a strong believer in giving back to the community and has volunteered her time across various IT associations such as Women in Technology, Queensland .NET and more recently as a member of the The Council of ICT Associations and Chair of IT Queensland. Through her role as an advocate for the IT industry, Faith also serves on a number of government and industry committees. Faith is an advocate for diversity and in particular supporting women in their careers, she is a member of Women on Boards, is a mentor for the WiT Board Readiness Program and is on the Advisory Committee for Diverse City Careers (DCC).
Faith graduated from the Queensland University of Technology in 1995 with BA Social Science with a major in Psychology and went on to complete a Graduate Diploma in Communication in 1999. She is currently a Fellow member of the Australian Institute of Management and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Braden Voigt is the co-founder and CTO of Cloud Ctrl. Braden has worked in the IT industry for over 12 years and has held a variety of roles from technical consultant and pre-sales positions to general management positions, across both customer and solutions integrators, with all of these solutions integrators being Microsoft Gold Partners. Braden has worked across a number of industries over the years, some of these being Mining, Manufacturing, Education, Health Care, Retail and Financial services.
Braden holds multiple industry certifications covering a vast array of technologies and providers, including certifications with Microsoft across, Identify, Security, Desktop, Application Development and Cloud (Office 365 and Azure). Since 2010 Braden has also been a member of the Microsoft Partner Seller Program, which is an exclusive Global Microsoft program enabling Braden and SixPivot direct access to the project teams globally. Braden is also a member of the Azure Advisors program and a member of the Australian Institute of Management.
Marketing and Alliance Manager
Briony has 20 years of international sales, marketing and alliance experience within the UK and Australia. During her time working for Microsoft UK she was instrumental in driving the Microsoft ISV Empower Initiative before moving into a Partner Account Manager role, where she managed a portfolio of ISVs, systems integrators and large account resellers. Briony was also selected as a member of the Microsoft SMSP Partner Advisory Council, where a number of her ideas were chosen to enhance the partnering experience globally. Whilst working for Microsoft Partners, Briony has sold solutions into multiple industries including government, retail, financial services; and manufacturing including one of the first retail mobile solutions “Tesco Pocket Shopper”.
Cloud Platform & API Evangelist
Bill Chesnut is the Cloud Platform & API Evangelist at Cloud Ctrl with 33 years of experience across multiple industries, including Government, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Logistics and Utilities. He has been involved in all aspects of Integration from architecture, solution design, implementation, solution development and environment support using both BizTalk and Azure. He has been an Azure Microsoft Valuable Professional (MVP) since 2004. Bill has been involved with Azure, BizTalk and BizTalk Training since the BizTalk 2000 release and has designed, implemented and mentored on numerous BizTalk project throughout Australia and New Zealand. Bill is a member of the Microsoft Azure Advisors and has presented at numerous technical events including Microsoft TechEd, Microsoft Ignite and User Groups in both Australia, New Zealand and the US.