Mobecom’s Board of Directors has extensive collective experience in the field of digital customer engagement across mobile marketing, technology, retail and the health and wellness sectors of the global market.
Together they provide a solid leadership foundation for future growth.
Chairman & Non Executive Director
Rod Walker is an experienced Chief Executive Officer, Director and Chairman of proven capability, having led several companies through initial public offerings, major acquisitions, mergers and to record results, whilst also working with the Chief Executive Officers on their personal development.
Rod currently serves on the board as Chairman of Godfreys Group Limited, The PAS Group Limited, Carpet Court Australia, and Angus Knight Pty Ltd. Former board appointments include Chairman and non-executive director roles on the boards of Bras N Things, Rebel Sport, Witchery Fashions, Steinhoff International Holdings Limited and the Amber Group.
Rod’s last fulltime Executive role was as Managing Director of the Freedom Group. At that time, the Group had over 240 stores with six brands in three countries. Mr Walker led the Group as a public company and subsequently privatised it.
Todd Ruppert is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ruppert International, Inc. a firm with diversified interests globally in disruptive technologies, financial services, education, publishing, arts and entertainment, and youth development. In 2012 he retired from T. Rowe Price, the global asset management firm with over $800 billion under management, where he established the firm’s intermediary business, led the United States institutional business and led the firm’s international business. He was board member, Chief Executive Officer and president of T. Rowe Price Global Investment Services, board member and co-president, T. Rowe Price International, and a member of the operating steering committee of the T. Rowe Price Group.
Todd is a currently a venture partner with Greenspring Associates, a United States based venture capital firm with over $4 billion under management, and has previously held board and advisory roles with a wide variety of financial services companies, including Athena Capital, nstream Solutions and SPQ Asia Opportunities, technology companies including Symbiont.io, Airex Market and Trov and publishing companies such as Investments & Pensions Europe, Funds Europe, Funds Global and Top 1000 Funds. He is the board president of London’s Royal Parks Foundation (USA) & board member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. He was a founding board member of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in the United States and a global ambassador of the International Award.
Todd brings significant international reach & capability Mobecom.
Non Executive Director
David Fisher (Fellow Chartered Accountants) is an experienced qualified Chartered Accountant with over 35 years business experience. David has been in public practice since 1983, and his experience includes advising on all aspects of business to small and medium enterprises as well as providing secretarial and other regulatory advisory services to public, private and other corporate entities.
David was Corporate Secretary of the Austcorp International Limited group of companies as well as that of Austcorp Funds Management Limited which acted as trustee of the Austcorp Towers Trust an entity listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in 2005 (and delisted in 2009). David is also a registered auditor and has acted as an advisor to audit and risk committees during his tenure in public practice. David is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants – Australia and New Zealand.
Founder and CEO
Neil Joseph (Bachelor of Commerce, Chartered Management Accountant) is the founder and CEO of Mobecom (previously CSB Engage) and drives the overall business development strategy, together with new product and technology development. He has extensive management, executive, financial and administrative experience spanning a wide range of industries including financial services, manufacturing, mail order, retail and loyalty. Neil completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a qualified Cost and Management Accountant.
Neil is highly respected in the industry and has published a number of articles on loyalty marketing, as well as collaborated on White Papers with the Association for Data-driven Marketing and Advertising.
Neil has been passionate about Customer Relationship Management and Loyalty for over 22 years with significant operational experience in mail order, big data and CRM.
Chief Strategy Officer & Non Executive Director
Giuseppe Porcelli, is the driving force and visionary behind the Lakeba Group. In his position as CEO and founder, he is recognised for his role in driving awareness and industry adoption in the transformational emerging technology sphere including AI, Machine Learning, Blockchain and Quantum Computing. As the architect of Lakeba Group’s unique business platform of conceive, create and commercialise, Lakeba’s focus is driven by the rapid commercialisation of technology solutions delivering impact for businesses and communities.
Giuseppe is acknowledged internationally for his reputation as a leading entrepreneurial technology innovator.
Prior to moving to Australia with his family, Giuseppe had built a number of highly successful technology businesses in Italy, and in 2008 was awarded the highest Italian business honour by the Italian Prime Minister for his global business success. He holds a Master of Computer Applications (MCA) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II in Italy.
In 2018, Giuseppe was nominated for the CEO of the Year Award by CEO Magazine in 2018, and is a Fellow of ADCA.