Adrian Mulligan

Founder

ADRIAN MULLIGAN Founder

Adrian has 25+ years’ IT management experience in diverse environments including telecommunications, government, retail, financial services, internet service provider, manufacturing, mining and logistics.

He is seasoned in all aspects of IT management with particular strengths in customer liaison, strategy, enterprise architecture, procurement, vendor alignment and program management.

With vast experience in dealing with the real pain and challenges in transforming IT services in a wide variety of industries, Adrian is a “client-side warrior” who has a proven track record of delivering tangible results. He is highly experienced in negotiating with the software behemoths (Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, IBM, VMware, etc.) to create the best outcomes for ELS’s customers.

Adrian is commercially astute with a demonstrated ability to add value to the bottom line and build long lasting relationships with key business stakeholders and suppliers.

Miriam Redding

IBM licencing specialist

Miriam Redding, IBM licencing specialist

Miriam offers local expertise, having worked across A/NZ, specifically on IBM licensing and Software Asset Management (SAM) for more than a decade. This expertise includes a wealth of knowledge about localised vendor behaviour and tactics involved in both audits and other contract negotiations.

Miriam has always had an interest in software licensing issues and her experience spans Microsoft, Citrix, Business Objects, and Adobe, as well as IBM. In 2005 she made licensing the focus of her work. Since then she has worked specifically with IBM licensing, developing an awareness of the complex licensing models of many IBM products. She knows how best to deploy, monitor, and manage IBM assets. Working closely with IBM for 12 years, Miriam has a clear understanding of how IBM operates and how to work with IBM to ensure the best outcome for her clients.

Miriam is certified in SAM by the International IT Asset Management association, ensuring best practice knowledge with a range of implementation strategies.

Ming He

SAP licencing specialist

Ming He, SAP licencing specialist

Ming He is a SAP Professional with over 14 years experience in global SAP solution development and implementation projects. His expertises are in SAP Cloud (SAP Business ByDesign and SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer) and SAP On Premises (SD, LE, CRM and EH&S) solutions.

In the recent 5 years, Ming was mainly working on SAP Cloud solutions. Ming has worked in numerous SAP projects in Asia Pacific region (mainly Australia, China and Taiwan). Ming migrated from China to Australia in 2008. He has been a good facilitator to not only bring together the business and the technology but also the west and the east.

David Nixon

Oracle Licencing Specialist

DAVID NIXON Oracle Licencing Specialist

David has worked in the IT industry for 25 years, with about 22 of those years specialising in Oracle technology. David has a very strong technical background, with degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, initially working as an Applications Developer and then as a senior Oracle DBA in businesses as diverse as defence, government, telecommunications and oil & gas. He has worked primarily in Australia, but also in the UK, USA and Saudi Arabia.

David has been involved directly with Oracle licencing evaluation and negotiation in a number of his workplaces, before specialising in the field with Enterprise Licence Solutions. David brings solid technical expertise to ELS with a deep understanding of the nuances of Oracle licencing and software audits.

Nathan O’Donnell

ServiceNow licencing specialist

Nathan O’Donnell ServiceNow licencing specialist

Nathan has worked in the IT industry for over 20 years, 15 years in leadership and senior management roles. Starting as a technician and having held CIO / COO roles he has seen IT from top to bottom in Telco, Legal, Recruitment, Mining and construction, Silicon Valley Software and Medical industries.
In his time at ServiceNow, Nathan was The IT Operations Manager for Asia Pacific. In this time he developed a detailed understanding of the ServiceNow product and remains in close contact with a many of the senior stakeholders in the business.

Nathan holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and specialises in building consensus in working groups as well as defining and executing IT strategic plans. He understands the “business” of IT and can engage across disciplines in your organisation.
Nathan is Currently the Founder and CEO Of True North IT and is an associate of ELS.

Martin Cassidy

Senior Consultant

MARTIN CASSIDY Senior Consultant

Martin has 35+ years IT and management experience in the retail, telecommunications, IT consultancy, outsourcing and government sectors.

He has vast experience in IT management, in particular, IT strategic planning, program/project management, procurement, vendor management and organisational change.

ELS clients can benefit from Martin’s experience in reviewing and negotiating hundreds of IT contracts with major IT suppliers including Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, VMware, IBM, AutoDesk and Bentley.