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Our People

Our People

 

There are those who create and there are those who steal from those who create
WE PROUDLY STAND BETWEEN THEM

The Internet 2.0 team is drawn from: 

  • Defence Cyberwarfare
  • Special Operations
  • Military Intelligence
  • Best in Industry

We hire for strength of character first

Our Leadership Team

Robert Potter

Robert Potter

Co-Founder

Robert is the Co-CEO and invented the company’s core patented technology. He is an experienced cyber security leader. Robert has held roles as Head of Cyber Operations at BAE Systems, GM of WithYouWithMe Cyber, advisor to  the Australian Shadow Cabinet for Cyber Security, and lead SME for North Korean Cyber Security for the United States Department of State (CTR Program).

 David Robinson

David Robinson

Co-Founder

David is the Co-CEO and Group Chairman, he seed funded the company. He is a retired Australian Army Intelligence Officer. David’s technical focus on cyber and data to produce cyber security products drives the company’s product development. In previous roles, David deployed and used extensive ground station equipment in combat environments.

Natalie Donaire

Natalie Donaire

VP of Marketing

Natalie has spent the past 15 years at various SaaS organisations where her passion has been driving a strong sales funnel that resulted in increased revenue and shorter sales cycles. At these companies, she joined at their infancy and by implementing growth marketing strategies, grew their market presence as well as overachieving on revenue targets year after year. During Natalie’s marketing career, she has worked in Ireland, UK and Australia leading both the EMEA and APAC marketing teams whilst working closely with US counterparts to share best practices.  Natalie holds an MSc (Masters) in Communications and Marketing as well as a BA (Bachelor) of Law.  

 Patrick Hamilton

Patrick Hamilton

Chief Technology Officer

Patrick is the engineer that contributed to the first prototype for the company’s core patented technology. He is the principal engineer. He has over 20 years’ experience in the cyber industry, a Masters in Network Security and is CISSP certified. Prior career experience includes as a defence contractor supporting, US Navy, US Army and NATO Operations; ranging from the world’s largest intranet to Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) airborne platforms. He has deployed cyber solutions in some of the most challenging environments on the planet.

Chris Lawley

Chris Lawley

Chief Commercial Officer

Chris is a highly experienced corporate executive, having spent the past 12 years leading SaaS companies through growth. Chris has previously worked as VP Sales for Dilligent, and General Manager APAC for Blink, a communication app for remote workers. Outside of work Chris dedicates his time to his family and his charity work with Destiny Rescue, where he holds two Director positions, and has been an active rescue agent for 5 years.

Michael Lammbrau, PhD

Michael Lammbrau, PhD

Managing Director, USA

Michael is a former US Army Intelligence Analyst, Assistant Professor, and NGO professional who spent nearly a decade studying, living and working in Seoul, Korea. While completing his Phd in Information Technology, he helped establish the U.S. 501(c)3 non-profit, Arirang Institute, which focuses on strengthening ties in East Asia through ‘People to People’ diplomacy. Arirang Institute’s work in Korea resulted in grabbing the attention of the national Korean media, where they were the subject of two documentaries. His academic work focuses on the application of machine learning methods in automated text analysis to analyse patterns in North Korean news outlets and provide predictive modeling of North Korean provocations. The work was recognised by both national and international media.

Ivan Klarin

Ivan Klarin

Chief Operating Officer

Ivan is a highly experienced leader and technology professional with over 20 years in the defence, cyber and aerospace sectors.  

An MBA graduate (AGSM, UNSW), Ivan has held leadership and consulting positions with BAE Systems, Airservices Australia and the Department of Defence delivering on large scale projects and operational activities.

David Dennison

David Dennison

VP of Advanced Practices

David has over 16 years experience in National
Security within the Australian Government. With
significant Operational & Executive Branch experience, David has extensive leadership and risk management experience in high threat and high reputational risk environments, including the allocation of strategic resources to enhance and advance the intelligence picture and investigations. David completed an MBA in 2019 and served 14 years as a Commando in Special Forces in both a reserve and full-time capacity, deploying on combat Operations to Afghanistan.

Advisory Board

 Christopher Painter

Christopher Painter

Advisory Board

Chris is a globally recognised leader and expert on cyber policy, Cyber Diplomacy and combatting cyber crime. Chris has been on the vanguard of US and international cyber issues for over twenty-five years, most recently as a senior official at the Department of Justice. the FBI, the National Security Council and at the State Department as the world’s first top cyber diplomat.

 Alex Scandurra

Alex Scandurra

Advisory Board

Alex was the founding CEO of Stone & Chalk. Founded in 2015, Stone & Chalk has a proven track record in developing successful growth and support frameworks for emerging tech sectors which brings together founders, investors, industry and government stakeholders and mentors into one powerful Impact Network™ which drives growth, recognition and commercialisation. Alex led the merger and integration with AustCyber and became Group CEO In February 2021 making Stone & Chalk the leading Impact Network for emerging tech in Australia with flagship hubs in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide alongside AustCyber Nodes in capital and regional cities. Alex was also a founding Director of Fintech Australia, currently serves on the Board of Children’s Cancer Charity Redkite and is also a member of various government advisory boards. 

Tom Kenyon

Tom Kenyon

Advisory Board

Tom is currently the General Manager of Innovyz Capital – part of the Innovyz Group that works with researchers and research institutes to bring innovation and invention in the Advanced Materials & Manufacturing sector to market. Previously a Member of the South Australian Parliament, he served as Minister for Science and Minister for Manufacturing, Innovation & Trade. Tom is respected by both sides of politics as straight shooting, direct and honest. His key strengths include strategy, communication, an understanding of science and technology and the future use of these to effect meaningful economic change. His focus on outcomes allows him to evaluate what is important and connect the key elements of a process to achieve rapid adoption and stakeholder agreement.

Maria MacNamara

Maria MacNamara

Advisory Board

Maria has specialist expertise in policy, politics, professional services and digital transformation and has spent over 25 years working in the professional services sector.  Maria also sits on the board of the Spark Festival, the Advisory Council for the Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police and the strategy board for the ARC Training Centre for Information Resilience (CIRES) and the Advisory Board of Idea Spies.

 David Lacquement

David Lacquement

Advisory Board | Ret. MAJGEN

David is the former CISO for the US Department of Treasury. He is an experienced executive as a former Booz Allen Hamilton Executive and a retired Major General in the U.S. Army.  While serving he was the Director of Operations for the United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM). He also served as Commander of the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command, Director of Intelligence for the Multi-National Forces Iraq and the Director of Intelligence for the U.S. Southern Command.