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About Us

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Our Mission

We’re on a mission to remove the technology barriers and make access to consumer engagement technology accessible to all retailers. Providing access to the same tools and capability of major players to drive in-store revenue.

History

We were co-founded in 2017 through the merger of San Francisco based device management specialist Sputnik, Inc. and Sydney, Australia based consumer specialist Lokket. We noticed a growing digital divide in consumer engagement and through as shared vision knew something had to be done.

Partner

Whatever your objective, Lokket delivers a cost-effective marketing solution that can stand alone or integrate with traditional marketing channels.

Executive Team.

David LaDuke
Director & CEO

David is a co-founder of Lokket, Inc and the former CEO of Sputnik. David has held roles at Apple and NeXT Computer as a senior marketing manager and is a former VP of Linuxcare. With a MBA from the Tuck School of Business, David leads our very talented team from the front with genuine humanity and genius.

Kathy Giori
Non-Executive Director

Kathy is a big proponent of open source software and hardware and well-connected in those communities. Kathy was most recently VP Operations at Arduino.org and successfully drove upstream Linux development at Qualcomm Atheros, Kathy holds a MEE, Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

Yiorgos Kaloudis
Director & CTO

George is a successful entrepreneur and co-founder of Lokket, Inc. and specialises in technology commercialization. George has a deep passion for Open Source, Software Defined Everything, FinTech and financial inclusion technology. George has previously worked for Microsoft, Asia Global Crossing and large projects for global IT/T brands.

Neil Bortnak
Chief Architect

Neil has over 25 years of experience in both the business and technical worlds specialising in cloud services and IoT systems. Neil is an expert in embedded systems development, distributed system design as well as infrastructure design and deployment. Neil is also cyber security expert, specialising in penetration testing, regulatory compliance and ISO27001/PCI-DSS Compliance

Jayson Moisher
Innovation and R&D

Jayson is a open-source, embedded linux expert and regular contributor specializing in firmware and real time applications. Jayson has extensive field operations capability in Wireless/RF engineering combined with a creative approach to problem solving. Jayson helps drive and lead our R&D team in building innovative solutions.

John Barton
Business Development

John has a Bachelors of Science in Information Technology from the University of Phoenix and is a powerful advocate for the benefits science and technology can provide human kind. John leads our strategic business development ground force and is meticulous in making sure we deliver what we say.

Murray McInnes
CFO

Murray is a seasoned finance professional with a wealth of experience acting as CFO and Independent Director on boards of family and private companies across a multitude of industries. Murray is an expert in analytics and strategic planning for high capacity value creation.

John Martin
Non-Executive Director

John is an experienced private and public company director. John has extensive knowledge in commercialising disruptive technology and developing strong company structures and company cultures. John is also a corporate lawyer and has worked around the work advising large global enterprises.

Arthur Tyde, III
Advisory Board

Arthur is an Open Source pioneer and original old school hacker with expertise in Cyber Security, Blockchain / CryptoCurrencies, Cloud Computing and Data Center Transformation.His expertise includes execution and oversight of all major functions within sales and technology roles at startups and Fortune 50 corporations.