About us

Global IT Factory is an Australian IT Services Company that specialises in the provision of leading-edge, cost-effective IT Products and Services to our clients in the Education Sector.

Management Team

Boris Rozenblat

Chief Executive Officer

 

Global IT Factory founder, an experienced business leader with over 30 years of experience in IT&T industry. Prior roles include: Location Delivery Director in Fujitsu Australia, managing application service delivery across all accounts in Victoria and Queensland, Telco Delivery Director managing SI service delivery to major Telcos in Australia, R&D SW Development Manager, and Lecturer at RMIT (Telecommunication SW Engineering).

Gary Foster

Chief Product Officer

 

Global IT Factory co-founder. Highly experienced IT&T professional with over 30 years’ experience in leading and delivering business outcomes to a range of clients. Prior roles include: R&D Manager Fujitsu Australia; Telco Consulting Lead Fujitsu UK; Design Authority for Telstra’s $1bn Titan IP Transformation Program; established Alcatel-Lucent’s global Systems Integration framework; Manger of Fujitsu’s Operation Support Systems Group.

John Pham

Chief Operating Officer

 

Highly skilled executive with a reputable track record providing effective leadership in the ICT and Telecommunications industry; and ability to continuously drive technology & business transformation and service delivery enhancements in complex and demanding environments (global, national, private & public) – using business engagement, innovation, relationship management, and communications. Current / Prior roles include consulting work for the World Economic Forum – AI & ML in Artificial Intelligence Governance frameworks review; ICT technology consultant & business advisor for FightMND; Department Manager / Director ICT Service Management for Ambulance Victoria; Management Consultant for Aurora Energy TNBN program; General Manager / Senior Manager Telecommunications & ICT  for Fujitsu Australia in various business domains Infrastructure, Engineering Services, Manufacturing, Program Management; Executive R&D Manager for Datacraft Technologies.

Branko Panich

Non-Executive Director

 

A senior technology executive with a broad experience base developed over 35+ years with a range of blue-chip global organisations including Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), The Boston Consulting Group, Booz Allen, BT Financial Group, CSC (now DXC), Deloitte, GE Capital, National Australia Bank, and Westpac Bank. Currently, Branko is Executive General Manager at Fujitsu where he leads the Consulting business across Australia & New Zealand. Prior to this role, he was a Partner and National Head of Digital Transformation in Grant Thornton’s Management Consulting division. Branko has worked in Australia, the USA, South Korea and New Zealand primarily in the financial services, government/defence and telecommunications sectors. Branko is current chair of the Melbourne University Industry Advisory Group.

Zdravko Loncar

Managing Director, Europe

 

Global IT Factory co-founder, highly experienced Entrepreneur and IT Professional with more than 30 years of experience in the IT&T industry, both in Australia and overseas. Prior roles include: Founder and Managing Director of largest Serbian Business Portal eKapija, IT Expert/Solution Architect on number of large SI projects. Founder of Serbian Association of Managers.

David Finlay

EdTech Director

 

Highly experienced IT Services Professional, who has devoted his career to the Education sector. His background was Physics teaching, and then Student Administration at a local university in Melbourne. David then embarked on a consulting career which includes 20+ years of experience in delivering IT solutions to educational institutions in Australia, the US, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, and the Middle East. He brings an interesting blend of business and technical expertise to his engagements and has a very strong record in all components of the IT Services lifecycle including Sales, Solutioning and Project Delivery. David has been a keen contributor at industry conferences, presenting papers on various topics related to Higher Education applications, processes and technologies.