Thinxtra is made of IoT experts who share a passion: Connecting things to improve business processes and people’ lives.

This is what we live and breathe by and what we do best. We aim at empowering CEOs to make disruptive decisions with Internet of Things solutions based on SIGFOX network technology.

Loic Barancourt

CEO

Loïc Barancourt

Visionary tech entrepreneur and pioneer of Internet of Things, who loves to leverage technological innovations to improve business processes and people's lives.

Sam Sharief

Program Director

Sam Sharief

Results oriented with a love for significant transformation: Sam is leading the Trans-Tasman network roll-out at a pace never achieved before.  "Working hard for something you love is called passion."

Renald Gallis

VP Marketing & Ecosystem

Renald Gallis

Currently leading the marketing team, Renald has one goal: to connect the un-connected in ANZ. One of his key skill is networking and creating a relevant ecosystem of IoT solutions & suppliers. His motto: Keep It Simple.

Tugberk Bekri

CTO

Tugberk Bekri

Tugberk is into end-to-end wireless telecommunication systems design, M2M, cloud & data centre system admin. He is currently in charge of testing, operating & maintaining our ANZ network plus building & monitoring the whole IT department.

Julie Bénard

CFO

Julie Bénard

Finished 1st at her Masters Degree in Business Management, Audit & Accounting, and with a keen eye for details and business improvements, Julie is supporting the team to make sure everybody can focus on the core business.

Anat Efron

Technical Sales & Ecosystem (VIC)

Anat Efron

Veteran of the telecommunications industry, specialized in technical sales, marketing, distribution & support of wireless and IoT products and solutions, Anat is now dedicating her energy and enthusiasm to building our global IoT ecosystem.

Mike Van Doorn

Commercial & Sales Director (WA)

Mike Van Doorn

With a strong background in start-ups & international deployments in the M2M tech, Mike has a keen eye for delivering customer value through IoT solutions. There is absolutely no prospect or project that he is not willing to consider!

Murray Hankinson

Managing Director Asia

Murray Hankinson

Responsible for our Asian expansion, Murray is orchestrating the market entry, deployment, and benefits of the Thinxtra IoT ecosystem to governments, enterprises and smart city initiatives across Asia. He's opening doors to the world!

Guy Langlois

Pre-Sales Engineer

Guy Langlois

Specialist in wireless products and protocols and dealing with high constraints, Guy thrives in adapting quickly by bringing new ideas to the technical teams. He's mastering presenting complex issues to customers in a simple way.

Shaun McBride

Project Delivery Manager NZ

Shaun McBride

Chartered Engineer and hugely experienced in national wireless network development, Shaun is leading the SIGFOX deployment in NZ. Involved with IoT since early days, he can't wait to see the benefits IoT will have on Kiwis!

Jason Dieu

Installation Project Manager

Jason Dieu

Highly motivated and organised, Jason is not afraid of negotiating, making things happen and so contribute to the success of the project. He is responsible for all commercial aspects relating to site network deployment and installation.

Sarp Tortum

Project Coordinator

Sarp Tortum

Sarp has a strong background as Business Analyst, Project Manager and Coordinator in Telco and Finance domains. Enthusiastic about smart use of technology & bright future of IoT, he is currently responsible for coordination of network deployment & RF planning.

Greg Howard

BDM NZ

Greg Howard

Internationally experienced business developer and collaborator with a passion for the Internet of Things and Smart Cities. Greg has developed &managed teams and sales channels for Global Fortune 500 organisations (Avnet Inc, Trimble) and technology Start-Ups (Enevo ,Times-7).

Victor Nacher

Network Engineer

Victor Nacher

Telecommunications and Computer Science, speaking 6 different languages, including French and Chinese.

Adrien Carrel

Project Manager

Adrien Carrel

Expert in Proof of Concept and passionate about IoT as well as disruptive new technologies, Adrien is currently supporting the network deployment.

Carol Liu

Graphic designer

Carol Liu

Uber driver of digital marketing, taking companies to their preferred destination and helping them get there faster. She is fascinated by anything linked to digital graphic, be it graphic designs, 3D rendering, AutoCAD, animation or Video editing.

Adrian Tchordjallian

Network Operations Manager

Adrian Tchordjallian

Recently graduated from a Dual Master in IoT and Management in Toulouse, birthplace of Sigfox. He joined Thinxtra to take care of the operations, making sure that the network is deployed, monitored and maintained.

Kade Miller

BDM VIC

Kade Miller

Sales acuman with experienced in all aspects of the product life cycle from concept, through engineering to solution-sales and support incuding thorough knowledge of instrumentation, programming, information systems and electronics, specialised in data acquitision and telemetry systems, used across industrial, process control, mining, geotechnical and environmental markets.

Frankie Alson

VP Product (HK)

Frankie Alson

Experienced Director with a demonstrated history of working in the electrical and electronic manufacturing industry. Skilled in Marketing Management, Business Planning, Home Automation, and International Business.

Tyler Chan

Senior Sales Manager(HK)

Tyler Chan

Senior BDM with 15 years+ channel management in consumer electronics & IT industry in Greater China and South East Asia region. A strong capacity to address the big picture while mastering the intricacies of selling solutions in collaboration with partners.

Anthony Truong

Business Development Manager

Anthony Truong

Anthony has 14 years sales and business development experience within the ICT and IOT industries. Having worked and managed small technology start ups through to large international technology conglomerates, he has first hand practical experience in quickly understanding his clients needs, and finding the best way to facilitate their "connected" requirements.

Craig Muller

Business Development Manager

Craig Muller

Craig is a skilled Senior Business Executive, with over 20 years of experience in General Management, Business Development, Sales and Operations all within the telecommunications and technology industries. He is enthusiastic about IoT and the value proposition it offers and makes his mission to educate customers about the benefits of connecting the un-connected.

Thomas Ho

Solutions Technician

Thomas Ho

PhD candidate in Telecommunications. He joins Thinxtra to support the solution team and make sure devices are properly designed and functional.

Gildas Seimbille

Network Engineer

Gildas Seimbille

Gildas is a young graduated engineer specialized in network and telecommunications, very interested by the potential of the Internet of Things. He is currently deploying and operating the Thinxtra Network, the nationwide wireless networks dedicated to the IoT in ANZ & HK.

Kareen Troussard

Telecommunications & IoT Engineer

Kareen Troussard

Very IoT-driven and particularly interested in LPWANs and Sigfox technology, Kareen currently dedicates her project experiences and enthusiasm to the IoT industry, include: integrating IoT platforms to the Sigfox backend and updating the Showroom with demos.

Mariane Dehaut

Junior Commercial Analyst

Mariane Dehaut

French student who completed the first year of a Master Degree in Finance at Toulouse Business School, Mariane took a year off during which she works as a Commercial analyst to support Thinxtra’s CFO. Through her different internships, she gained valuable and hands on experience in various finance roles.