We are creating a communication platform that transcends geographical, technological and language barriers to empower people to keep in touch with those who matter most. Our passions are innovation and world-class design, and our goal is millions of happy users communicating without boundaries.
Chief Executive Officer – Ahmed Basha
Ahmed has a commercial background with 11 years experience at the world’s largest dairy exporter Fonterra. He has a Graduate Diploma in Finance and a Masters in Dairy Science and Technology, with a core skill-set in commercial analysis, product development, people management, strategy development and business planning.
Chief Technology Officer – Nick Kemp
Nick graduated with a Bachelor of Information Technology from Wellington Institute of Technology. He has founded four successful technology based companies in the areas of eCommerce, Hosting and Server Support, Telecommunications and funding. Nick brings 10 years of business and technical experience to the team.
Strategic Advisor – Dr Steven Lim
Steven Lim is a consultant and lecturer in business economics at the Waikato Management School, New Zealand, and Senshu University, Tokyo. In Asia, he leads training courses in international trade. Alongside that, Steven has researched the valuation of IT start-ups, business sustainability, poverty-related health and social issues, the removal of landmines in war-torn areas and the social impacts of transient populations.
Lead Android Developer – Ignacio Tsai
Ignacio has a Masters in Computer Science, specializing in software development from Waikato University. His main area of interest is mobile application development and has had experience developing commercial grade applications on the Android platform. He has been involved with development of Vmail since its inception.
Lead iOS and Server Developer – Rob Scovell
Rob has 16 years of experience as an independent IT consultant. He specializes in implementing innovative telecommunication technology for cutting-edge clients in New Zealand and the UK. His core technical specialty is server-side development and integration, and he has also developed code for iOS since the opening of the iTunes App Store.
Marketing Manager – Rab Heath
Rab has 4 years direct marketing and sales experience. Currently he is studying a Bachelors of Management Studies majoring in Marketing and Comp. Sci. His core interests are in online marketing and utilizing agile development within IT start-ups to create maximum value for users.