Matt Wright

CEO and Co-founder

Matt Wright is the CEO and co-founder of Rubicon Red. Matt works closely with his leadership team to deliver on our mission of helping our customers ‘cross the Rubicon’ in their successful adoption and application of digital technologies. With the accelerating speed of change in the digital economy, Matt’s focus is on providing customers with an agile digital operating model that enables their business to continually deliver new and enhanced experiences to their customers, at reduced cost and with reduced risk.

Prior to Rubicon Red, Matt held various senior roles within Oracle, most recently as Director of Product Management for Oracle Fusion Middleware in APAC, where he was responsible for working with organisations to educate and enable them in revealing the full business benefits of integration in enabling the digital value chain. Author of several books and a regular speaker at events, Matt is a specialist in and passionate exponent of DevOps, Cloud Native Development and API driven integration. Matt holds a B.Sc. (Eng) in Computer Science from Imperial College, University of London.

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John Deeb

Director and Co-founder

John Deeb is Director and Co-founder of Rubicon Red. Since founding the company in 2009, John has focused the company's efforts on leading customers to success in their digital transformation journeys. Under John's leadership Rubicon Red and our valued customers have been the recipient of numerous Awards for excellence and innovation.

Prior to Rubicon Red, John held senior product management positions at Oracle Corporation and TIBCO Software. John holds a Bachelor's degree in Cognitive Science from the University of Queensland and a Master's degree in IT from the Queensland University of Technology.

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James Hemmings


James Hemmings is Partner and Director of Rubicon Red. Joining Rubicon Red in 2013 James has overall accountability for Rubicon Red’s strategy and execution for marketing, sales and alliance development. Under his leadership, Rubicon Red has experienced consistent annual revenue growth across the software and services lines of business. With over 18 years experience within the IT industry, James has a track record of consistent high performance against strategic growth objectives, with a strong belief that the customer should be at the heart of all engagements.

James’ career accomplishments span a broad range of technology sectors including ERP/HCM/SaaS/PaaS/Cloud Computing/Integration/API/Workflow Automation/Application Development. Prior to joining Rubicon Red, James held sales leadership positions with Oracle Corporation and Technology One, where he was accountable for driving new business growth across industry verticals. James holds Bachelor of Business degree from Griffith University, Queensland, with majors in Accounting and Marketing.

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Murali Sid

General Manager, India

Murali Siddavatam is Rubicon Red’s General Manager with responsibility for the strategic and operational aspects of our Indian operation. Murali has more than 20 years experience in IT, including key roles in large transformational programmes. He is also a seasoned entrepreneur who believes in simplifying technology applications to solve business problems. This has led him to be involved in a number of tech start-ups which he continues to support and mentor today. Under Murali’s leadership, Rubicon Red has established a successful and sustained delivery center in India, capable of servicing customers in all geographical regions. Murali brings a particular strength of developing teams, culture, and values. In particular the attributes of professionalism and quality that we and our customers value. Murali holds Masters of Technology from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Karnataka India.

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John Kirk

General Manager, Sales

John’s role is General Manager - Sales, accountable for establishment and execution of the growth strategy of Rubicon Red. John brings cross-functional experience in client-side, professional services and business development leadership roles, with a strong focus on mutually beneficial client relationships, a commitment to align team efforts with strategic objectives and making sure customers are delighted through managing expectations and superior service. John holds an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management, an MSc in Bioinformatics from Manchester University, BSc in Genetics, diploma in Computer Science, and is a qualified PRINCE2 practitioner.

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DJ Munuswamy

General Manager, Delivery

DJ is the General Manager of Delivery with responsibility for the design and delivery of all Rubicon Red offerings to our customers. DJ sets the strategy for aligning Rubicon Red's development and operations teams with the latest capabilities to maximise automation and efficiencies in delivering our services. DJ’s passion is in application of technology to solve business problems. This has led him to play technical advisory role for some of our key customers. DJ loves working with people and giving them opportunities to challenge themselves. DJ holds Masters in Business Administration from University of Queensland and Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.

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Elise Sharkey

Business Operations Manager

Elise Sharkey is Business Operations Manager at Rubicon Red and supports the strategy and operations of the business by driving innovation and continuous improvement in internal systems and process across functional areas. Elise is responsible for business operations, people and culture, and finance, focusing on aligning employee efforts to achieve a high-performance culture and strong business outcomes. She has over 10 years of experience in operations, HR Management and Recruiting. Elise has a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology from the University of Queensland and a Graduate Diploma of Human Resources Management from Deakin University where she was also a Member of Golden Key International Honours Society.

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Juliana Button

Marketing Manager

Juliana brings more than 20 years of experience in marketing, product management and technology to her role as Marketing Manager for Rubicon Red. Juliana's primary focus is to continually increase brand awareness and thought leadership for Rubicon Red and drive business outcomes in alignment with the Rubicon Red business strategy. Since joining Rubicon Red in 2016, Juliana has established a multi year marketing strategy aligned to Rubicon Red's mission of leading customers to success on their digital transformation journey. Juliana is passionate about highlighting and sharing customer success. Prior to joining Rubicon Red, Juliana worked for Oracle in both the USA and Asia Pacific, in the key areas of Application Development, Integration and Middleware, most recently as Director of Product Management, Oracle Fusion Middleware. Juliana holds a Bachelor of Business Information Systems from the University of South Australia.

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Sushil Vishwanathan

General Manager, Technology and Operations

Sushil Vishwanathan is one of the founding members of Rubicon Red India. He is the General Manager, Technology & India Operations and is responsible for driving the overall technology direction of the company. He is also responsible for ensuring delivery excellence and the smooth running of day to day operations for the India Development Centre. He has over 15 years of experience in the IT industry and is passionate about technology in any form and in any domain, EAI, SOA, Java EE, Angular, DevOps, Cloud. Sushil loves working with people and collaborating with them to foster a strong work culture. He is extremely passionate about innovation and believes strongly in the open source community. He leads all initiatives from the front and is looked up to as a natural thought leader across various technology paradigms. Sushil holds a Bachelors in Engineering from Jadavpur University, West Bengal, India.

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Brett Lomas

Practice Manager, Consulting

Brett Lomas is Practice Manager for Consulting at Rubicon Red. Since joining Rubicon Red in 2012 as a Principal Consultant Brett has worked with customers to build effective solutions across a broad range of technologies and industries. A number of these customers have been recognised by innovative, award winning solutions. Brett leads a team of Consultants who lead our customers to successful outcomes by leveraging our collective expertise, experience and thought leadership. Prior to Rubicon Red, Brett worked in both Oracle and BEA Sales Consulting teams and The University of Auckland as an Integration Architect. Brett holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from The University of Auckland.

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Rakesh JS

Practice Manager

Rakesh JS is a Technology Leader within Rubicon Red and plays a pivotal role in leading various technical domains and people. He has more than a decade of experience in architecting and building innovative solutions across enterprise and open source technology stacks. Rakesh is an experienced integration specialist who has worked with a range of diverse organizations across a number of COTS applications, System Software, Cloud applications and more recently on the new wave of Bots and Artificial Intelligence technologies. Rakesh is deeply passionate about building a collaborative, innovative mindset and a culture of automation within Rubicon Red. Rakesh holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Science) from University of Pune.

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Soumyak Bhattacharyya

Practice Manager

Soumyak Bhattacharyya is Practice Manager at Rubicon Red. Soumyak leads the application development team in Hyderabad, responsible for the design and development of MyST, an innovative devops automation platform. He has over 13 years experience in application development and is a thought leader in the devops/automation space. Soumyak has played a major role in improving devops practices in Rubicon Red, leading to a highly productive and efficient delivery capability. He helped establish the offshore capability of Rubicon Red and is an inspirational leader within the organization. Soumyak has a bachelors degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering.

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