Leadership Team at Dropsuite

Leadership Team

  • Theo Hnarakis
    Theo Hnarakis Non-Executive Chairman

    Theo brings a wealth of experience scaling Australian ASX-listed technology businesses as Melbourne IT’s Managing Director for more than a decade, along with  senior roles at News Corp., Boral Group, PMP Communications Group. Currently, Theo is the Non-Executive Chairman of Dropsuite, a Non-Executive Director at FarmGate MSU and Chairman at Crowd Mobile.

  • Bruce Tonkin
    Bruce Tonkin Non-Executive Director

    Bruce is a respected authority on Internet business and technical infrastructure issues, and COO of .au Domain Administration Ltd (auDA). He has held senior roles at Melbourne IT (CTO 17+ years), ICANN (Board director 9+ years), and Monash University. Currently, Bruce is a Non-Executive Director at Dropsuite.

  • Charif El-Ansari
    Charif El-Ansari CEO

    Charif is the former head of sales and business development at Google Asia. He is a well-respected technology industry veteran with over 15 years of experience in various management positions at Google and Dell that required a strong entrepreneurial drive. Charif has held sales, marketing, operations and business development roles in the US and Asia.

  • Ridley Ruth
    Ridley Ruth COO

    Ridley brings 20 years of industry knowledge to Dropsuite. Previously, he was as Vice President Sales and later General Manager of StopTheHacker, a leading website security company (acquired by CloudFlare). Ridley has prior experience in sales, marketing, business development, website security and forensic data duplication.

  • Ron Hart CTO

    Ron brings 25 years of software engineering experience to the team with over 9 years of providing technical leadership to startup companies. He specializes in high volume, high reliability solutions with a quick-to-market approach, leveraging open source technologies and an agile development process.