Zettagrid Awards

Managing Director, CEO

Dr Nathan Harman

BSc, BVMS (Hons), PhD

Nathan has a successful history in the Australian IT sector. He started Harman IT in 1997 and by 2001 had won the whole IT outsourcing for Hamersley Iron (now Rio Tinto) and grew staff numbers to 120. In 2001 Nathan sold Harman IT to the London-based multinational Marconi plc (Now Ericsson). In 2004 Nathan co-founded Zetta Group and has managed its growth since.

Chief Operating Officer

Nicholas Power

BSc (Software Engineering), ITIL, VMware VTSP, Amazon Web Services CCP

Nicholas is an experienced IT professional and manager. He manages the business strategy and operations for Zettagrid which encompasses cloud, network, software engineering, sales and product R&D teams. He is also has oversight of our Asia Pacific data centre footprint and telecommunications assets. Nicholas has worked with Marconi Plc (now Ericcson), Hamersley Iron (now Rio Tinto), WMC Limited (now BHP) and Woodside Energy in various roles including Technical Account Management, Software Engineering and Solutions Architecture.

Chief Technology Officer

Nicki Pereira

BSc (Software Engineering), ITIL

Nicki’s background is varied and began in 1998 in systems analysis and development with BankWest and later moved into a technical architect role in 2000. He has since worked in senior technical architect and advisory roles with BHP, Marconi Plc, Woodside Energy and Babcock & Brown.

Head of Channel Sales

Mohammed Yakub

B.Tech (Electronics and Computer Technology), Dip Mgmt, Marketing Business Management

Mohammed has worked in the telecommunications and technology industry over 25+ years with a passion for partnerships. He has worked in sales roles and product roles for with New Zealand Telecom (Spark), Nokia, Avnet, Amcom Telecommunications and Vocus Telecommunications. He oversees our channel strategy and channel account team across Australia.

Network Manager

Simon Dixon

Juniper Networks Certified Specialist, ITIL

Simon leads the network division of Zettagrid in his position as the Network Manager. Having been in full time networking roles for the past 18 years, Simon has been involved in many acquisitions and has been integral in numerous projects; with a focus on large multi-site MPLS based networks for several global organisations. For the last 9 years, Simon has been key in growing Zetta’s IP network into a national footprint and integrating the latest technologies to support Zettagrid’s unique requirements to deliver a high speed, highly resilient and fully automated Cloud.