Executive Leadership

At RedEye, our executive leadership team corrals an extensive array of expertise and deep domain knowledge from a variety of industry sectors to drive RedEye's growth and strategic direction across our global operations. 

Wayne Gerard RedEye Co-Founder and CEO

Wayne Gerard

Co-Founder and CEO

Wayne Co-Founded RedEye in 2012 with an underlying view: to improve how people work by making data more available, usable & valuable. 

Wayne heads our executive leadership team at RedEye and drives the strategic vision of the company in conjunction with our clients to deliver connected digital solutions globally. 

A member of member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Wayne holds a number of leadership roles amongst the business community. A member of various government advisory boards, he works to advocate for innovation and the development of local start-up ecosystems that accelerate the potential and competitiveness of capital-intensive industries.

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Rob Foster

Chief Operating Officer ANZ

Rob is a technical & commercial manager with 20 years experience in the Mining, Power & Oil & Gas industries including engineering management, operations management & major capital projects, globally.   

Directing marketing, sales, project delivery and customer success teams across Australia & New Zealand, Rob builds and maintains relationships with executives & senior managers in our customer base and is responsible for retention & growth.

Rob holds a Bachelors degrees in Mechanical & Space Engineering (University of Queensland) & is completing a Masters Degree in Engineering Management through the University of South Australia.

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Chief Technology Officer

Jenny Johnson

Chief Technology Officer

Jenny is a commercially focused, strategic leader with over 25 years experience in enterprise software & Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions.

Heading the Product team, Jenny brings our products to market & supports customer operations, project delivery & sales functions. 

Jenny holds a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science (Computer Studies) from University of South Australia, Masters in Information Technology, Masters in Applied Finance & an MBA from Queensland University of Technology.

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David VanderSchee President North America

David VanderSchee

President, North America

David brings 30 years experience in a variety of regional and global business leadership roles across the  Engineering, Oil & Gas, Power and Manufacturing sectors.

David oversees operations across North America leading sales, marketing, customer operations and project delivery for our Denver, Houston & Las Vegas offices. 

David holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo (Canada) & an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College (USA).

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Roman Galikov RedEye Finance Director

Roman Galikov

Finance Director & Company Secretary 

Roman brings a wealth of knowledge from a career in finance that spans more than 14 years. Having directed financial operations for medium to large companies across a variety of industries, Roman has extensive experience in directing robust company accounting  regulatory compliance. 

Roman leads our finance forecasting and reporting & compliance functions for RedEye's global operations. 

Roman became a Chartered Accountant in 2012 & is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He completed his Masters (Professional Accounting) at Central Queensland University & Bachelor of Science (Mathematics with Business Management) at Queen Mary University of London.

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Louise Sharman

General Manager Culture & People 

Louise brings extensive almost a decade of experience in managing talent acquisition and organisational culture functions across a variety of industries in medium to large companies.

Louise works closely with the Executive team to lead and deliver on strategies to attract and retain a diverse team of people through RedEye's intensive growth domestically and internationally.

Responsible for ensuring all new and current team members understand and operate in alignment with our culture and values in order to create an inclusive and high performing team environment and working culture.

Louise holds a Bachelor of Business (Human Resources Management) from Queensland University of Technology.

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