blueAPACHE Leaders

Senior Leadership Team

Chris Marshall

Chris Marshall

Founder and Managing Director

Chris founded blueAPACHE in July 1998 after recognising a shortage of IT standards and competencies in the SME sector that are taken for granted in the enterprise space.

With a passion for technology and business systems, Chris has built a formidable reputation for technology innovation that realises genuine benefits to organisations.

James Hendry

James Hendry

General Manager - Commercial

Since joining blueAPACHE in 2001, James has proved integral to the continued success of the organisation; managing the operations of the business and providing valuable support across all business units.

James has completed a Bachelor of Information Management at Monash University and holds numerous vendor accreditations.

James Bubbers

James Bubbers

General Manager - Operations

Responsible for leading the operational delivery of blueAPACHE’s solutions, James has roots in customer experience and customer support. He is passionate about building teams who have ‘real world understanding’ of the working lives of our customers and about how technology can help solve problems and build success.

James’ career spans Manufacturing, Education, Finance & Technology and has seen him work across Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Michael Zuppa

Michael Zuppa

General Manager - Technology

Michael is responsible for evolving blueAPACHE’s solution offerings to give our clients the best competitive advantage. He is a remarkable mix of technical wizardry and commercial aptitude.

Michael’s experience spans across Australia, South Africa and the UK. He holds a degree in Information Management and numerous vendor accreditation.

Brett Armstrong

Brett Armstrong

General Manager - Sales

Brett is responsible for leading the sales strategy at blueAPACHE, with a keen focus on growth and expansion, where he can utilise his experience to drive performance, and transform customer outcomes by helping businesses understand how to use technology to advance strategic objectives. Throughout his career Brett has exhibited his expertise and leadership through the disciplined execution of Go-To-Market (GTM) tactics leveraging commercial excellence in sales, vendor management, and marketing.

Brett’s career spans across a broad channel of partner experiences and has seen him work across Australia, New Zealand and the ASEAN region. He holds a Masters in Business Management and numerous vendor accreditation

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