Management & Board
Leanne Graham brings over 28 years of executive sales and technology experience to Velpic, having being the highly successful former general manager and global head of sales for Xero’s New Zealand operations. More recently, she successfully drove the growth of early stage mobile employment management platform, GeoOp as Chief Executive Officer and subsequently as a Non-Executive Director. Leanne is also a successful entrepreneur and is the co-founder of iExecuteSaaS Ltd, a consulting business advising early stage and established SaaS companies on business strategy and execution.
In working with Velpic, a business with the potential to disrupt as well as transform the burgeoning online education sector and become the global standard for video eLearning in the cloud, Leanne establishes strong Go-to-Market and channel strategies, and puts systems, processes and structures in place that enable Velpic to achieve international success.
Chief Executive Officer
Russell Francis is an industry-disrupting entrepreneur and technology architect with more than 25 years’ international experience running successful businesses that build enterprise scale applications, web apps and mobile apps for leading organisations including Citibank, ABN AMRO, P&O, ASDA, Bankwest, Western Power and Goldman Sachs, as well as a number of Australia’s most entrepreneurial start-ups.
Russell founded his first company in the UK in 1995 and this was acquired three years later by Silicon Valley based IT consulting firm Infogain, where Russell was appointed CTO to transform the company into a leading developer of web-based applications.
In 2005, he founded Reignite in Australia which in 2013 merged with Dash Digital and Chameleon Creative to form an integrated brand technology agency with Russell leading the new business as CEO. In 2014, after recognising a sizeable opportunity in the company induction and training sector, the directors of Dash Digital co-founded Velpic, a next-generation Learning Management System.
In 2015, Russell won Talent Unleashed Awards Most Disruptive CIO/CTO Award judged by Sir Richard Branson and a panel of global business and technology luminaries. Russell has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Western Australia with majors in Information Technology and Human Biology.
Mr Klintberg has over 20 years of investment and capital markets experience and is currently Managing Director of Corporate Advisory firm, Merchant Advisory. Previously, he was founder and CIO of Kima Capital, a Pan Asian hedge fund (2009-2016) based in Hong Kong. Earlier in his career, he was a portfolio manager at a leading European-based manager, Marble Bar Asset Management, and before that as an adviser in Australia focusing on equity and equity derivatives.
Justin is an experienced company director and currently sits on the Boards of E2 Metals Ltd and Pro9. He has a Bachelor of Business from Deakin University majoring in accounting and finance, as well as a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment.
The Velpic Group
Listed on the ASX in November 2015, the Velpic Group comprises Two complementary businesses: Velpic: an innovative eLearning Platform and Dash Digital: a brand technology agency
Velpic has developed a unique online platform that provides a scalable, cloud-based training, induction and education solution for businesses.
The platform allows companies to create their own training lessons and distribute them to staff and contractors, who can access the Velpic Platform on all devices including mobile phones and tablets. The cloud-based platform has global potential and is set to disrupt the traditional Learning Management System (LMS) marketplace, and Velpic already has an extensive list of ASX 200 clients using the platform.Find out more about our product
Velpic Safety is a unique platform for all organisations concerned with security of staff, clients and assets. The platform allows businesses to manage and respond to any security incidents as well as providing proactive personal security training online.
Powered by NowForce, Velpic Safety provides user-friendly solutions for personal safety apps, cloud-based computer aided dispatch and mobile response tools to reduce response times, increase situation awareness and enhance communications in security and public safety situations. NowForce is an industry disrupting, one-stop solution for campus security, private security and public safety organisations and has been named as a Top 10 Homeland Security Solution Provider by govCIO in the USA.Find out more about Velpic Safety
Dash Digital is a specialist technology agency that offers brand, marketing, web and app development services, and is adept at building, deploying and maintaining cloud platforms and mobile applications.
Dash Digital provides multidimensional support for Velpic’s brand strategy and marketing communication activities.
Transformational technology for businesses
Velpic can be deployed by enterprises, SMBs, RTOs and government agencies alike to to facilitate knowledge transfer and industry compliance, and is particularly valued in highly regulated industries.
It allows training professionals to produce and distribute quality video lessons for upskilling their workforce more quickly and affordably. Through its eLearning platform, Velpic is an agile solution that allows managers to organise and follow up on training activities, and learners to receive training, from Internet browsers on desktop and laptops as well as companion apps on Apple and Android mobile devices. Its choice of pricing plans caters to organisations of all sizes, with a low, medium or high volume of training activities.