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Lakeba team
We’re 175 people, able to speak the most popular languages and write the most advanced codes. From Argentina, Brazil, the US, the UK, Germany, Italy, South Africa, India, Nepal, Singapore; and of course, Australia, where our HQ is. Working across time-zones we are engineering future technologies that accelerate businesses towards a better tomorrow.

We, the global team

Digital Revolutionaries
Giuseppe Porcelli, Chief Executive Officer, Group
Giuseppe’s focus is perpetual. Empowering everyone at Lakeba to achieve the extraordinary. He knows no borders, fuelled by his entrepreneurial legacy of engineering businesses internationally by conceiving, creating and commercialising tomorrow’s digital disruptors.

Giuseppe Porcelli

Founder & CEO
Antonella De Rosa, Chief Accounting Officer
Money makes the world go ‘round, Antonella makes it go further. With her tenacious discipline of extracting the maximum returns from our turnovers, thereby enabling greater investment in technologies to support our customers.

Antonella De Rosa

Chief Administrative Officer
Alberto Basile, Chief Risk Officer
Alberto’s deep understanding of mathematics, technology and business legislation ensures that our operations respect and reflect compliance, governance, and regulation.

Alberto Basile

Chief Risk Officer​
Susanna Passioni, Chief of Staff & HR
We improve tomorrow together. Susanna embodies this value, enabling the team to advance, collaborate, educate, and succeed. She empowers the Lakeba family to conceive, create and commercialise in harmony.

Susanna Passioni

Chief of Staff & HR
Darshan Shah, Chief Product Officer
Darshan combines advanced technical skill with his acute command of business, nurturing our development teams to create frictionless processes from code.

Darshan Shah

Chief Product Officer
Alfonso Porcelli, Head of Technologies & Products
Alfonso is specialising in artificial intelligence and data analytics. With his strategic vision and hands-on approach, he oversees operations and technology initiatives, propelling DoxAI to new heights in the dynamic world of AI and data analytics. His commitment to excellence, quality, and innovation ensures that DoxAI delivers exceptional results.

Alfonso Porcelli

Kreano Chief Executive Officer
Darren heads up our most successful proptech venture. He’s laser focussed on expanding the role that fragmented property plays in making property investment more accessible to individual and institutional investors. Darren founded and built three successful ventures himself.

Darren Younger

Bricklet Chief Executive Officer
Adrian joined us from BNY Mellon to expand the role our fintech for digital document and information curation plays in helping financial services, professional services and government agencies cope with the increasing burdens of managing digitised personal information.

Adrian Vallino

ezidox Chief Executive Officer
Lisbeth Hadingham
Lisbeth’s exceptional US experience across software startups is a must component for DoxAI’s innovative growth. Her track record of finessing business with global solutions is continuously disrupting the competitive environment. By leading the North American team, Lis bestows extraordinary solutions to our clients and their customers.

Lisbeth Hadingham

Executive Vice President North America
Carmen brings unique global marketing and branding expertise and perspective to Lakeba, having worked in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand for world-renowned organisations. Carmen's commitment to prioritising Lakeba's customers and investors is evident through her strategic approach, execution, and passion to our shared goal of engineering a better tomorrow.

Carmen Kalinowski-Weaver

Chief Marketing Officer
Damon’s advanced financial analytics and business intelligence facilitate his role as a catalyst and financial performance executive for Lakeba. His finance experience across listed entities in Australia, the USA and the UK, adds additional leadership experience for the Lakeba Group across Strategic Planning & Finance.

Damon Fenner

Group Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
A seasoned professional with 30+ years of experience, excels in Business Transformation and growth. He co-founded WebPoint Pty Ltd, securing a landmark Telstra partnership. His leadership transformed Engage Interactive into a thriving SaaS provider. Ian's expertise in SaaS, Solution Selling, Digital Transformation to drive revenue while increasing profitability.

Ian Hales

Senior Business Development Manager
Loris is a results-driven and customer-centric technology sales expert, with a demonstrated track record in SaaS, Telco, and ICT services. Leveraging his extensive background in IT and an in-depth understanding of technology integration, Loris excels in streamlining business processes through the implementation of innovative software solutions.

Loris Micheletti

Sales Manager
Phil’s our strategy rain maker. Ensuring that we achieve what we set out to build. By eliminating surprises and optimising opportunities. He’s a master of this, being a 30 -year veteran of building Macquarie Group, recently as COO of its financing divisions. He knows what it takes, where to apply it and how to motivate others to achieve it.

Phil Castro

Manager, Operations
Vinuraj Koliyat SHELFIE General Manager
Vinu is our linchpin, ensuring that our advances with computer vision continue to drive the value of the technology for our markets and customers. He’s one of those rare talents who understands technical capabilities through business metrics, ensuring our technology continues to be a revenue driver for our customers. 

Vinuraj Kolyat

Shelfie General Manager
Navaneetha Kumar Neelakandan
Navaneetha leads Quixxi’s sales and marketing efforts focusing on enterprise client acquisitions and sales management. She specialises in opportunity creation, relationship management and key accounts management. 

Navaneetha Kumar Neelakandan

Quixxi Chief Executive Officer 
Pooja Thakkar
Meet Pooja, our talented Bookkeeper extraordinaire! With her sharp eyes and keen attention to detail, she fearlessly tackles all accounts and entries, effortlessly multitasking and organising her workload in real time. When she's not crunching numbers, you'll find Pooja singing, cooking, and dancing, adding rhythm to both her professional and personal life.

Pooja Thakkar

Yehia heads up our retail centre of excellence in Europe. He’s an engineer at heart, degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering. He applies this rational approach together with business strategy to retail, building our operations across Europe’s progressive retail landscape.

Yehia Oweiss

SHELFIE Chief Executive Officer
Aatral Arasu, Chief Technology Officer
Aatral powers Lakeba’s digital charge. Melding our development prowess with advances in computer science and cloud computing, Aatral conceives and creates Lakeba’s technology platform to succeed.

Aatral Arasu

Chief Technology Officer
Rosie is Lakeba’s super glue – she helps bring everything together, wherever it’s needed. She is a pro at wearing multiple hats – Operations, Marketing, Communications, Investor Relations – she does it all. Eager to learn and grow, she supports each of the venture teams with her bubbly and energetic vibe. Every start-up needs a Rosie in their arsenal.

Rosie Porcelli

Marketing Specialist
Michael, a talented BDM known for his exceptional ability to forge strong client connections. With a background in sales and a deep passion for the property industry, he brings unwavering drive and dedication to his role.

Michael Kafrouny

Business Development Manager
Rachna Dubey Project Manager
Rachna’s our scrum coach, trainer and star. She advances our agile Scrum methodology for building the software that builds our businesses. She ensures we remain adaptable, fast, flexible and effective throughout the three phases of engineering our businesses.  Continually optimising customer value throughout each development phase.

Rachna Dubey

Manager, Projects
Gus Fernandes Multimedia Specialist
Gus is our people mover. He conceives and designs the digital interfaces that drive people to do more business with our platforms. His extensive experienced and diverse UI roles have developed his deep empathy for how people react to technologies. This guides his designs to move people to achieve more through our technologies.

Gus Fernandes

Multimedia Manager/Head of Creativity
Subarna’s our gun systems analysts, dedicated to researching, consulting and analysing people’s requirements of our technology. He marries this understanding by also involving himself with our development teams; testing and validating our process for optimal performance.

Subarna Khatri

Analysts, Analyst Programmer
Rafia helps bring Lakeba’s concepts to life. Her laptop is where the metaphorical tyres meet the road, the intersection of design creativity and application functionality. A curious problem solver, Rafia is responsible for the requirements gathering, app architecture and design, and product management for Verimoto.

Rafia Chowdhury

Verimoto - Associate Product Manager
Laura possesses all the essential qualities of customer experience, centering around the three “P” s: professionalism, patience and a people-first attitude.  She transforms the customer experience by working closely with our product team to optimise workflows and deliver innovative technology solutions that enable our customers to succeed.

Laura Gaskell

ezidox & Verimoto – Head of Customer Experience
Egidio Antonicoli
Introducing Egidio, a dynamic individual with European roots, polyglot, and a master's in international business. With his multifaceted background and language prowess, Egidio brings a unique perspective to the global stage. Equipped with a deep understanding of international markets, he navigates the world of commerce with finesse and adaptability.

Egidio Antonicoli

Bricklet Marketplace Specialist
Camille is a Junior Business Analyst at Kreano, where she translates business needs into technical requirements and collaborates closely with stakeholders, project managers, and developers to design and maintain complex systems and processes. Her strong technical background and ability to work in a fast-paced environment make her an essential member of the team.

Camille Almeida

Junior Business Analyst, Kreano
Freya Kelly
Freya is a highly motivated and detail-oriented team player with adaptability skills honed by her multicultural upbringing in Singapore. Excited about contributing to a fast-paced, innovative industry.

Freya Kelly

Paralegal Administration
Vicente is our Junior Business Analyst who is always creatively and collaboratively solving business challenges for us. He has an extensive knowledge in business, economics, and technology. His understanding in all these three areas make him a strong data-driven decision maker.

Vicente Faverola

Technical Business Analyst, DoxAI
Alayna McKeand
With a keen interest in corporate and commercial law and a love for team sports, particularly netball, Alayna is an analytical and dynamic individual excited about excelling in a fast-paced environment like Lakeba.

Alayna McKeand

Legal Quality Assurance Analyst Administration
Balaji grows our technical development operations in Coimbatore, India. His hands-on systems software engineering experience ensures that he galvanises our numerous development teams with empathy and understanding. He never loses sight of the commercial applications of our technologies.

Balaji Sivasubramanian

Head of Operations, India
Parthipan is an ardent engineer with a proven history of technical and design experience in cloud technology stack (Azure, AWS), including application, networking, routing and security layers of the architecture. Parthipan drives Lakeba's tech platform to be highly secure, performant & reliable. 

Parthipan Baktavatsalam

Manager, DevOps
HR Leader Swathi Sundaram is a people person who has a wide experience in talent acquisition and talent management. She has worked with members across the globe. Swathi puts her magic wand by constantly evolving and improving the workspace and promoting awareness at all levels of the organisation.

Swathi Sundaram

HR Lead, India
Rajesh oversees all of Lakeba’s operations in India. He insures, with his teams, that Lakeba provides environments in which our operational teams excel sustainably.

Rajesh Chinnasamy

Manager, Business Development
Prabakaran Shanmugam Ezifin Technical Project Manager
Prabakaran is responsible for leading and managing Lakeba’s global iOS team. His extensive expertise in end-to-end iOS platform application development allows him to lead technical architecture, coding standards and team policies. 

Prabakaran Shanmugam

ezifin Manager, Technical Projects
Dinesh is responsible for technical design, scope, and planning deliverables across Lakeba. Hi analytical skills offer huge benefits in managing the technical requirements necessary to execute complex technology solutions. His primary interested is in solving problems and creating architecture solutions through a deep understanding of technical platforms. 

Dinesh Govindaraj

EziTech Manager, Technical Projects, EziTech
Ramasamy Seenivasagan Technical Project Manager
Ramasamy combines applied research and innovative technologies to provide strategic direction to research projects and patents ideas across Lakeba. Leading research projects from ideation to deliver, he mentors engineers in staying relevant to the latest technologies. 

Ramasamy Seenivasagan

Shelfie Manager, Technical Projects
Ragupathy Balan Quixxi Security Technical Project Manager
Ragupathy brings new and valuable features across our market-leading suit of applications and products. With an enviable background in secure technology, he incorporates architecture, security analysis and development to Lakeba. 

Ragupathy Balan

Quixxi Manager, Technical Projects
Palaniappan Meyyappan BRICKLET Technical Project Manager
As software architect, Palaniappan is responsible for making high-level design choices to enforce technical standards, across software coding standards, tools, and platforms.  Away from work Palaniappan enjoys creative arts including writing, music and painting. 

Palaniappan Meyyappan

Bricklet Manager, Technical Projects
Gopalakrishnan Palanichamy LUM Technical Project Manager
Gopalakrishnan leads Lakeba’s research, development and patent activities across all our ventures. With a keen interest in machine learning and NLP for mobile applications, he is a strong believer in learning by doing. 

Gopalakrishnan Palanichamy

Manager, Technical Projects, LUM
jegathesan Lakshmanan
Jegathesan combines significant experience in mobile, web and server technology to boost our desktop and mobile applications. Always looking to explore new technologies, his expertise helps to power Lakeba's technology solutions. 

Jegathesan Lakshmanan

Quixxi Manager, Technical Projects