Chief Executive Officer
Doug is the Chief Executive Officer of Sharesight and a leading voice in the Australasian FinTech and SaaS industries. He began his career with Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN) in Chicago, IL, where he served in a project management role within the investment management business. Doug then joined the Business Development Group and relocated to Sydney where he focused on growing adviser and institutional business lines. Doug then served as Product Manager for Morningstar Adviser Research Center, a platform serving financial advisers and then Global Product & Marketing Manager, Equity & Credit Research, overseeing international research distribution. Doug joined Sharesight as General Manager in 2013, before being named CEO in May 2015.
Chief Customer Officer
Jessica joined Sharesight in 2020. She has held various positions across finance and martech companies in the UK and throughout APAC respectively. Jessica joins Sharesight from her post as Customer Success Director APAC, at Partnerize, where she was responsible for everything from onboarding, enablement, retention and revenue growth for some of the world’s biggest brands, throughout Australia, Greater China and South Korea.
Chief Marketing Officer
Prashant joined Sharesight in 2018. Before joining Sharesight, he was responsible for driving customer acquisitions and growth at leading fintech, Prospa. He has held various roles across finance and technology companies including running strategy and sales operations for Google in AUNZ. He holds an MBA from INSEAD business school in France and Singapore, and is also a graduate from BITS, Pilani.
Head of Engineering
Thorsten is a long-time software engineer and holds a master's degree in Computer Science. He joined Sharesight in 2012 when moving from Hamburg, Germany, to Wellington, New Zealand. He has career-long experience in the European startup scene and became Sharesight's technical lead shortly after returning back in 2015 from a two-year overseas stint. When he's not working you'll find him drinking coffee, playing football or taking care of his family.
Head of Product
Ben's first foray into investing was as a five year old receiving a parcel of shares from his dad. He still recalls the high quality physical share certificates his dad handed to him all those years ago. Since those days, Ben received a Bachelor in History & Criminology and later a Bachelor of Laws from Victoria University of Wellington. He spent nine years in both business and IT roles within the regulatory side of New Zealand's commercial fishing industry as well as three years travelling and living abroad. He joined Sharesight in 2015 within the product team and has enjoyed watching the company and product grow in an area he is so passionate about. When he's not at his desk, you'll likely find Ben in the mountains exploring with his family.
Andrew joined Sharesight as an early investor in 2011. Previously, Andrew co-founded Aspect Huntley and grew the business to its current position as Australia’s leading provider of independent equities information and research. In July 2006 Aspect Huntley was sold to Morningstar, Inc (Nasdaq: MORN). Following the acquisition, Andrew served as CEO for Morningstar Australia and New Zealand from 2006-2010. Beyond serving on the Sharesight board, Andrew also invests in other growing Australian companies and is a director of LegalVision and Allette Systems.
Director / Strategic Adviser
John joined the Sharesight board in 2014 after consulting with Sharesight on its digital marketing strategy. He has over 35 years’ experience in marketing and advertising. In 1998 he co-founded The Intelligent Investor, a value investing-based research and funds management business which was sold to ASX-listed Australasian Wealth Investments in March 2014. In 2004 he became a founding partner of Private Media, publishers of Crikey.com.au and smartcompany.com.au and is one of Australia’s most knowledgeable experts in subscription marketing strategy and techniques.
Nigel was an early user of Sharesight, became an investor in 2015 and joined the Board of Directors in 2019. As a professional investor Nigel has several decades of business experience in the Australian and International Funds Management industry. He was Co-founder and CEO of Impact Investing Pty Ltd, a Funds Management FinTech company, which having achieved global success and recognition was acquired by BlackRock Inc (BLK:NYSE). Prior to that he held senior portfolio management positions with leading fund management firms BlackRock and Bankers Trust. Today Nigel is Principal of the Caana Group Family Office.
Director / Co-Founder
Tony co-founded Sharesight with his son Scott in 2007. He has been a committed and enthusiastic investor in the Australian and New Zealand share markets for over 20 years, and he has over 30 years experience at the General Management/Director level in the finance sector including venture capital, development banking, finance companies and commercial banking. Tony has acted as an advisor to many private sector companies and government departments including Treasury, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries. Tony has a Bachelor of Commerce degree and has been a member of the Institute of Directors as well as of the Society of Accountants.