Management Team

Aidan Williams

Chief Executive Officer / Co-founder

Aidan Williams is Co-Founder and CEO of Audinate and has made significant contributions to the professional Audio Visual (AV) industry. His technical expertise, passion for music, and strategic thinking have been pivotal in establishing Dante networking as the industry standard for AV professionals worldwide. Under his leadership, Audinate has become a global trailblazer in AV networking solutions and an ASX 200 company.

Aidan's commitment to innovation has driven the development of groundbreaking technologies that use readily available IT networking equipment and software to revolutionize the delivery of professional audio/visual systems. Audinate’s flagship technology Dante can be found in millions of AV devices and delivers high-quality, scalable, and cost-effective networking in a diverse range of applications including arenas, amusement parks, corporate buildings, schools and universities and zoos.

In addition to his role at Audinate, Aidan actively contributes to the AV industry by participating in conferences, tradeshows, and events. His dedication to fostering collaboration and knowledge-sharing within the AV industry demonstrates his commitment to advancing the field.

As an entrepreneur and inventor, Aidan holds over twenty patents related to IP networking. He has a BSc in Computer Science and a BEng (Hons 1) in Electrical Engineering from the University of NSW.

Rob Goss

Chief Financial Officer

Rob Goss is the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary, responsible for finance and accounting operations and administration at Audinate. Rob has extensive experience in finance of publicly listed companies. Before joining Audinate in 2017, Rob served as Chief Financial Officer for Building IQ (ASX:BIQ), a commercial energy platform to manage building heating & cooling via the cloud to save on energy costs. Prior to Building IQ, Rob was CFO at iProperty (ASX:IPP), an online property portal operating in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand. Previously, Rob held senior finance roles at ANZ Bank and Allco Finance Group after commencing his career as a chartered accountant at KPMG. Rob is a member of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants, and received his Bachelor of Business degree majoring in Accounting from University of Technology Sydney.

Varuni Witana

Chief Technology Officer

Varuni Witana is CTO and co-founder at Audinate. Prior to becoming CTO, she has held several senior technical roles at Audinate and has been a key contributor to the technology behind Dante. Varuni has spent the majority of her career working in industrial research including at National ICT Australia (NICTA) and Motorola Research Australia. She has extensive experience in the areas of networking and AV communications. Varuni holds a BSc. Hons. in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Moratuwa Sri Lanka and a Phd. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Technology Sydney.

Mathew Mornington-West

Chief Operating Officer

Mathew Mornington-West is the Chief Operating Officer of Audinate. He is responsible for day to day operational controls, development and execution of business systems and process in Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Global Support & Customer Satisfaction, Sales Operations, Product Delivery, IT, and Dev Ops. Mathew has over 20 years’ experience in business operations, process management and supply chain solutions across diverse sectors including consumer, freight forwarding, medical devices, and Information Technology. Previously Mathew was the Operations Director at Arrow ECS ANZ and the COO at Distribution Central Pty Ltd, an enterprise IT distributor, responsible for operational control and delivery, business systems, and execution of strategic initiatives. Prior to moving to Australia, Mathew held senior management positions at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe where responsibilities included planning and delivery on hardware and software supply to meet consumer demand as well as delivering transformational projects in supply planning and cost management.

Joshua Rush

Chief Marketing Officer

Josh Rush is the Chief Marketing Officer. Josh has over 25 years of experience in business, consumer and channel marketing in a variety of industries, including computer hardware, networking and telecommunications. Prior to joining Audinate, Josh held the position as Vice President of Marketing and Product at Vesta, a provider in client branded electronic payment solutions. Josh formerly served as the Digital Home Marketing Manager at HP, where his responsibilities spanned market intelligence, product definition, channel development and marketing launch plans. Josh received his Masters in Business Administration degree in Marketing from the University of Southern California, and his Bachelor of Administration undergraduate degree in marketing communications at Boston University.

Chris Ware

Senior Vice President of Product Development

Chris Ware is the Senior Vice President of Product Development at Audinate. In this position, he has responsibility for Product Management and Engineering. With over 25 years of experience, Chris has held various roles in Product, Technology Strategy, and Engineering Leadership. Before joining Audinate, he worked at Alcatel and Motorola where he authored over 20 patents on 802.11 and other wireless networking technologies. Chris holds a PhD in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Wollongong.

Kerri-Ann Wilson

Chief People Officer

Kerri-Ann Wilson is the Chief People Officer for Audinate. Kerri-Ann has over 20 years of diverse global HR experience including leadership through growth, international merger and acquisition activity and large-scale organisational change. After beginning her career in human resources with Unilever, Kerri-Ann has worked in various HR leadership roles across Technology, Fintech and Advertising & Marketing industries. Kerri-Ann served as Chief People Officer at ASX-listed Altium (ASX:ALU), leading the HR function for seven years as the company expanded globally and more than doubled in headcount. Kerri-Ann holds a Bachelor of Arts, Mass Communication from Macquarie University and Master of Management, Human Resources from Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM).

Eric Armstrong

Executive Vice President of Global Sales

Eric Armstrong is the EVP of Global Sales for Audinate. Eric is an accomplished executive with more than 20 years of successful sales leadership in a variety of high growth technology companies, driving teams to sell, deploy and support cloud-based infrastructure, software, SaaS, complex networking, and video solutions. Most recently, Eric was Senior Vice President of Growth at Limelight Networks, and prior to that Vice President of North American Sales and Services at Harmonic, Inc., a global leader in streaming, broadcast, and service provider video infrastructure. In addition, Eric has held sales and executive positions at Zscaler, VeriSign and Kontiki. He has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Master of Science in Computer Engineering, both from Santa Clara University.