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Management Team

Michael Chanter

Chief Executive Officer

Michael Chanter is Chief Executive Officer of Thomas Duryea Logicalis, appointed in February 2017.

Michael joined Logicalis Australia in December 2015 through the acquisition of Thomas Duryea Consulting, where he was General Manager since joining in 2013 and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer of the combined businesses in October 2016.

Michael has over 15 years’ leadership experience in consulting and IT systems integration businesses and has a wealth of experience of building and maturing profitable professional services and managed services businesses that put the customer first.

James Carroll

Chief Financial Officer

James has more than 20 years as a senior executive experience within ASX listed and non-listed companies and more than 12 years in the IT industry. Most recently he was CFO of Thomas Duryea Consulting Pty Ltd before it was acquired by Logicalis. Prior to that he was CFO and then joint CEO of Vix ERG Group, a world leading software and hardware engineering company specialising in fare collection and processing for the public transport industry. James brings a wealth of experience in corporate finance, M&A and business performance improvement.

He holds a Bachelor of Bus. (Distinction), a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment and is a Chartered Accountant.

David Gulli

Chief Technology Officer

David Gulli was appointed Chief Technology Officer of Thomas Duryea Logicalis in June 2016.

In his role, David is responsible for leading the technical strategy for the Organisation, recognising emerging trends ahead of market adoption and providing the technical insight and guidance required in preparing TDL to provide next-gen solutions to its customers.  David is heavily focused on building cloud-first go to markets and solutions with a passion for working with customers to understand how and why to move to cloud-based platforms including Office 365 and Microsoft Azure as well as determine when a hybrid-cloud or hyper-converged solution is best-fit and appropriate in an IT roadmap.

With over 10 years industry experience across multiple hardware and software vendors, David provides a holistic approach to IT strategy across the multiple technologies present in a typical IT ecosystem. David holds multiple vendor-specific certifications, including Microsoft Certified Solution Expert: Cloud platform and Infrastructure, AWS Certified Solution Architect & Developer, Microsoft Certified Solution Associate: Office 365 as well as various other certifications.

Oliver Descoeudres

Marketing and Alliances Director

Oliver Descoeudres is responsible for the marketing function and management of Logicalis’ vendors.

His role includes new business development, marketing communications and promoting new business offerings that enhance Logicalis’ ability to differentiate itself in the market. He also provides oversight of Logicalis’ vendor portfolio, both around providing governance around existing “strategic” vendors and identifying new vendors that provide new technology or services capabilities.

Oliver plays a key role in developing the company strategy as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, and is a member of Logicalis’ global marketing council that oversees global marcomms activities, portfolio harmonisation and brand development. He holds exec sponsorship of the Solutions Lifecycle Board, which evaluates new vendors and new product offerings from existing partners, and ensures effective on-boarding and sales enablement.

Prior to joining Logicalis, Oliver was Marketing Manager at Memorex Telex, a network integrator and network management solutions provider. Oliver has held technical marketing and sales management roles at Tech Pacific (IT distribution company) and the University of Sydney’s Computing Services. Outside of IT, Oliver has worked for his own company providing Web marketing and documentation consultancy services.