Management Team

Matthew Madden
MATTHEW MADDEN

Chief Executive Officer

Matthew Madden is a highly experienced data centre and telecommunications executive with a solid track record of building and leading high performing teams, as well as a strategic focus on world-class customer care underpinning long term partnerships. He has broad experience in B2B telco, data centre and technology companies having held a variety of senior executive positions including General Manager Corporate and Enterprise markets at Nextgen Group, and Managing Director, Infoplex. At Nextgen, Matthew was responsible for significant sales into the Metronode data centres for the corporate, enterprise and reseller channels.

Kristy Challingsworth
KRISTY CHALLINGSWORTH

Chief Financial Officer

Kristy Challingsworth is an experienced Finance leader who has worked across Technology, Health, Insurance and Banking over the last 20 years. Kristy has demonstrated capability with both small start-up businesses and established global listed entities. Kristy joins DXN from Monash House Private Hospital and Metro Pain Group where she was CFO/COO. Kristy is a Chartered accountant, with a Master’s in Applied finance, Bachelor of Commerce and is a Member of the Institute of Company directors.

SHALINI LAGRUTTA

Global Head of Sales and Marketing

Shalini Lagrutta is a successful sales leader, with over 20 years in the ICT industry. Her experience includes sales leadership in established telecom & data centre companies as well as start-ups. She has held senior roles based in Sydney and across Asia, with Fujitsu, Huawei, ADC, Altobridge and most recently Flexenclosure AB. Shalini is DXN’s Head of Global Sales (Infrastructure) and has a primary focus on developing the Australia and APAC markets for deployment of Edge data centres for DXN and customers. Key initial success includes winning several new DXN Modules deals and building a strong sales pipeline with her team. Shalini holds a BEng Degree from the University of Malaya.

Corrie Coetzee
CORRIE COETZEE

Engineering Manager

Corrie Coetzee has been a part of the DXN family since September 2015 and is the company's Engineering Manager. His responsibilities include overseeing the DXN Engineering Team who specialises in the design, manufacturing and deployment of our Modular solutions. Corrie has over 44 years of mechanical design experience working for companies both locally and abroad. Previous Experience includes four years as a Senior Mechanical Designer for FAST (Flour & SKM Team) on BHP Billiton Iron Ore RGP5 & RGP6 expansion projects, in the Pilbara. Calibre Projects Pty Ltd as a Senior Mechanical Designer on Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore – Yandi Sustaining Project. Short Term contracts as a Senior Mechanical / Structural Designer for Bright Water Engineering and Onyx Projects.

Cardin Bransgrove
JUSTIN KELLERMAN

Programme Manager

Justin Kellerman has been with DXN since 2016 and is our Programme Manager. Justin is responsible for the management and delivery of the company’s projects including our SYD01 and MEL01 data centres. Justin was integrally involved in the design of DXN’s modular 1MW cluster data centre model which culminated in the company achieving TIER-Ready III and TIER-Ready IV awards. Justin was previously the Chief Operating Officer of a successful engine spare parts wholesale business that specialised in industrial engines and backup power generation. Justin is a Certified Data Centre Specialist (CDCS), Certified Data Centre Facilities Operations Manager (CDFOM) and is an Uptime Accredited Tier Designer (ATD 2426).

Shalini Lagrutta
BLAIR TAYLOR

Manufacturing Manager

Blair's first modular data centre build was in 2012. He has been part of the team since 2017. Blair is our Manufacturing Manager and responsible for our fabrication and electrical teams, along with scheduling production and the supporting quality system. Blair has a back ground in mechanical fitting, previously he was responsible for heavy plant and related commissioning activities in both Perth and Asia.

Shalini Lagrutta
SRIKANTH MURUGAN

Global Head of Pre-sales - Infrastructure

Srikanth Murugan is the Global Head of Pre-Sales (Infrastructure). His primary role includes setting up, developing and managing the global presales process and ensure that the DXN modules global sales team is supported with solutions that match market requirements. Srikanth has been with DXN since March 2019 and in this short span has productized and packaged the DXN modules solutions to the market. Mr. Murugan has over 20 years of experience in both Data Centre and Telecommunications Industry and during that time Mr. Murugan has worked at companies like Flexenclosure (Swedish), Altobridge (Irish), ADC, Interwave Communication (US).

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