About

Harvest enables remote operations

We believe that if you can reliably livestream high-definition video and secure data, that result for remote industrial operations will be life saving and life changing, allowing key people to assist front-line team-members and manage equipment in real-time anywhere in the world.

Harvest Technology Group is based in Perth, Australia and listed on the Australian stock exchange: ASX: HTG

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Board of Directors

Jeffery Sengelman

Board Chairman

Marcus Machin

Non-Executive Director

Rod Evans

Non-Executive Director

Stuart Carmichael

Non-Executive Director

Paul Guilfoyle

Group Chief Executive Officer

Leadership

Harvest Technology Group has a high-performance management team with a reputation built upon accomplishing strategic milestones through a dedication and commitment to execution. They share over 80 years of combined experience founding and ramping growth for technology innovations in service of industrial and enterprise customers.

Patrick Neise

Chief Technology Officer

Linda Shields

Chief Operating Officer

Craig Byron

Chief Financial Officer

Jaron Warburton

Head of Innovation

Jimmy Dean

Head of Solution Architecture

Damiain Brown

Chief Product Officer

Sally Crawford

Chief Financial Officer – Americas

Offices

Australia

Harvest Technology Group Limited

7 Turner Avenue, Technology Park
Bentley WA 6102, Australia

USA

Opsivity, Inc.

1155 SW Morrison St.
Portland, OR. 97205  USA

Middle East

Harvest c/o arabCapital

P.O. Box 74946
Level 41 Emirates Towers Dubai UAE

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Jeffery Sengelman

Non-executive Chairman

Jeffery Sengelman DSC AM CSC MAICD is a retired Major General in the Australian Defence Force, with a distinguished career spanning almost 40 years, most recently as Special Operations Commander, Australia.

He has been a trusted senior adviser to both Government and the Chief of the Defence Force on security issues of national significance, and a principal adviser on Counter Terrorism.

Jeffery holds a Bachelor of Arts, a Master of Arts in International Relations and a Master of Arts in Strategic Studies, and is a graduate of the Australian Command and Staff College, United States Army War College and a Fellow of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Marcus Machin

Non-executive Director

A law graduate from Cambridge University, Mr. Machin has extensive international experience in finance, shipping and oil and gas. Based in Dubai for the past 25 years, initially as the Finance Director for a major regional participant in oil services, engineering, vessel-owning and investment,  Mr. Machin established arabCapital in 2000 as a corporate finance and advisory practice focused primarily on the international shipping and oil services sectors.

Since 2000, arabCapital has worked in association with the Tufton Oceanic Finance Group (Tufton) London, a finance house focused on shipping and oil services and together with Tufton has concluded over US$1.0 billion of institutional investments in managed investment fund vehicles.

Rod Evans

Non-executive Director

Rod is an experienced company director and has been involved in successful start-ups, turnarounds and business growth across medium and large-scale businesses. Rod currently chairs the boards of Cranecorp Australia, a crane services business, and Ashburton Assurance Australasia, a quality assurance audit business. He has held previous board positions in civil, financial services, water supply, venture capital and community not-for-profit.

Rod has held a range of executive roles in strategy and investment. These appoints have included as Managing Director of an ASX listed venture capital provider, and in senior executive roles in corporate strategy with Alinta Limited, a utilities company  formerly listed in the top 50 ASX, and Neptune Marine Service Limited, an ASX listed oil and gas services business. He has also headed the resource sector investment attraction program for the Western Australian Government. He is currently the principal of The Ideas Factory Australia, a specialist ideation and strategy business. During his career Rod has worked on mergers, acquisitions and new initiatives in Australia and overseas with values up to AUD$20 billion.

 

Stuart Carmichael

Director

Mr Carmichael has extensive international corporate advisory, mergers and acquisitions, and operational experience. Mr Carmichael has held various senior executive leadership positions with UGL, Cushman & Wakefield (formerly DTZ), AJG and KPMG Corporate Finance. Mr Carmichael has extensive corporate and operational experience across multiple geographies having lived and worked in the US, UK, Europe, the Middle East and Australia.

Mr Carmichael graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Accounting and Finance and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Paul Guilfoyle

Group Chief Executive Officer

Paul Guilfoyle is a motivated leader with a reputation for turning vision into reality and has the ability to identify and enable threads of opportunity to bring together strategic partners. This has earned him the respect of; and a seat at the table, with key industry players.

Paul is very much a people-centred individual and is distinguished by his talent for creating and investing in highly-engaged teams. A great believer in thinking outside the box, he is an enabler of innovation and inspires team members to extend their thinking beyond current practice.

Having been involved in a number of senior roles throughout his career and with a proven track record in business transformation, he is well-versed in spearheading strategic shifts within an organisation to drive future competitive advantage and profit performance, and ensure Clients receive top-notch service quality.

Patrick Neise

Chief Technology Officer

Patrick began his career as a nuclear submariner in the U.S. Navy, which taught him the importance of Systems Thinking. Understanding the interactions of functional changes made across mechanical, chemical, and electrical when people’s lives were on the line was the ultimate proving ground.

in 2010, he transitioned his career to the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), where he was a member of a select group of hackers known as the Red Team. which was established to protect government agencies from cyber threats. He joined the private sector when he became the Chief Information Security Officer and Chief of Engineering at RealWear. At Harvest, he is mapping out the vision and technology roadmap for the organisation and integrating solutions and features in a manner that can scale while leveraging the vast technical talent across the company.

Patrick holds a Doctorate in Engineering from George Washington University, a Masters in Information Security Engineering from the SANS Technical Institute, a Masters in Information Technology Management from Webster University, and a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

Linda Shields

Chief Commercial Officer

With over 25 years’ experience spanning retail, hospitality, finance, property, marine, oil & gas, and mining industries, Linda Shields has spent the majority of her career in key roles involving marketing services, client relations, business system development and implementation, contract and commercial management.

A responsible leader and confident communicator, Linda is renowned for her strong work ethic. Valued by colleagues and clients for being a consistent performer, she is dedicated to shaping and delivering commercial strategy to improve growth and business performance.

Linda is a natural people person capable of effectively collaborating with internal and external stakeholders whilst managing complex scopes and high volumes of work towards productive targets.

Craig Byron

Chief Financial Officer

Craig Byron joined Harvest Technology Group Limited as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in February of 2022, after a stint as a Senior Group Financial Advisor to Harvest. Craig is a highly experienced CFO and chartered accountant with more than 30 years’ experience across a wide variety of industry sectors in senior finance, business development and commercial roles operating at the Board level.

In last decade Craig has held the role of CFO/Finance Director for several diversified and highly acquisitive private Family Office groups, including AMB Holdings Pty Ltd and Tattarang Pty Ltd, providing financial, commercial, investment and strategic advice to enable organizational growth and manage international expansion. Prior to that Craig worked for 15 years worked in the Corporate Finance and Assurance divisions for professional service firms Deloitte, and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), both in Australia and the UK. During his ten years in London, Craig worked extensively across international markets providing financial, M&A, capital raising and restructuring services to a variety of private equity firms, public companies, and private enterprises across a diverse range of sectors.

Craig holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Deakin University and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA). He is also a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Jaron Warburton

Head of Innovation

Experienced leader in innovation with a strong engineering background and history of software and firmware innovations and advancements in the energy sector.

Skilled in data transmission, remote control, electronics hardware design and modern cross platform software development.

Jimmy Dean

Head of Solution Architecture

Proven innovation manager and problem solver with an extensive 28-year remote environment career in offshore oil and gas, mining and Royal Australian navy.

Key driver of enabling customers with innovative solutions to grow their businesses whilst getting personally involved with their journey.

Damiain Brown

Damiain Brown

Chief Product Officer

Damiain started his career in broadcast engineering before transitioning to subsea asset integrity. He brings over 20 years of technical, operational and management experience to his role and has a demonstrated track record in scaling business and delivering large scale projects.

In his role with Harvest Technology Group Damiain leverages his knowledge and experience to drive products and solutions to market as well as servicing enterprise, bespoke and augmented systems requirements.

Sally Crawford

Chief Financial Officer - Americas

Sally is a cross-functional executive with proven results leading growth, integration, change management and relationship building across all levels of organizations. Her early career in sales, marketing and business development built the foundation for her ability to understand and develop strategic performance indicators to drive growth. 

Sally joined our US subsidiary where she leads finance and is responsible for implementing and managing business systems.

Sally holds a Master of Science Finance from Portland State University and a Bachelor of Science Chemical Engineering from Purdue University.