Where the rubber meets the road

The perfect blend of IT experts and legal minds.

Leadership team

Jim Delkousis PERSUIT

Jim Delkousis

CEO & FOUNDER

Jim founded PERSUIT, in part, to encourage his children not to play it safe, and to follow their dreams. Monkey see, monkey do. Heโ€™s also a long time sufferer of imposter syndrome.

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Travis Johnson PERSUIT

Travis Johnson

CTO and office barista

Travis is from Montana, but we donโ€™t hold that against him. He is our tech wizard, but more importantly, our office clown and personal barista.

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Mark Bilson

Mark Bilson

SVP, EMEA

Mark leads our EMEA business. Now based in London Mark has helped launch new business ventures from Sydney and New York. Outside work Mark loves rugby and running, mainly after his 3 young children.

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Frank Festa Head of Enterprise Sales

Frank Festa

Head of Enterprise Sales

Frank comes from the New York startup scene and leads PERSUIT’s enterprise sales team. When Frank is not making magic happen at the office, you can find him on the slopes, racing his bike, or nearly burning down the kitchen.

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PERSUIT team

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David Falstein

Director, Client Strategy and Success

David comes from the legal sourcing world and loves creative pricing models. When heโ€™s not helping clients build the perfect RFP or AFA, David is probably building a sub-par fantasy football team.

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Josh Kalmus

VP Sales, North America

Josh is a commercial lawyer, but stopped practising to join the PERSUIT revolution. Outside work, Josh loves exercising, travelling and being wherever the sun is.

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Nick Bye

VP Sales, North America

Nick comes from the e-Billing world of legal tech, so he gets it. Outside work, you can find Nick at the beach or the local golf course.

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Michelle Collins

Michelle Collins

Marketing Manager

Michelleโ€™s infectious zest for life drives brand value and sales across the globe. Michelle loves โ€œChef-ingโ€ in her spare time and is always smiling!

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Simon McMillan PERSUIT

Simon McMillan

Lead Software Architect

Simon loves to code and eats functions for breakfast. Behind the scenes he lives for photography, guitars and bikes.

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Brian Gaffney

Brian Gaffney

Senior Software Engineer

Brian loves building single page apps and epic user interfaces. Brian joined the PERSUIT team because he wanted to ride the journey from idea to tech success.

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Isaam Saeed PERSUIT

Dr. Isaam Saeed

Chief Data Scientist

Isaam knows everything there is to know as a Javascript Developer. Highly skilled in data analysis, Isaam is a machine in unsupervised machine learning.

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Jason McIver PERSUIT

Jason McIver

Guru Web Developer

Jason dreams about writing code from elegant UI to smart business logic. People are often shocked when they find out he is not a good electrician.

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Rahul Ballal

Senior Software Engineer

Rahul is a digital nomad, having built software for companies across the globe. When he’s not coding, Rahul is doing what he loves – cooking up a storm in the kitchen and posting pictures on Instagram.

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Akshay Hartiโ€‹

Akshay Harti

Software Engineer (Full Stack Developer)

Akshay is a programming nerd and loves building user-friendly appealing UI. That makes him a perfect fit for PERSUIT. In his spare time, Akshay loves traveling. (Whatโ€™s not to love?)

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Chris Donovan

Chris Donovan

Senior DevOps Engineer

Growing up in Alaska, Chris has always had an affinity with computers and generally wanting to understand how things work. He joined the Marines at a young age and really got to to showcase his skills and solidify his passion. He now calls Melbourne home and is PERSUIT’s resident automation expert.

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Sana Kamal

Product Designer

Sana prides herself in being curious and creative and constantly tries to find new problems to solve. When sheโ€™s not scheming for world domination sheโ€™s in the dojo practicing her choking skills (which weโ€™re all just a little scared of)

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Jack Jumulu

Jack Yumulu

Project Coordinator (Security & Compliance)

Jack has battle scars being relentless with customer service, project management, and process improvements. Within his first few months at PERSUIT he showed us that every organization needs a โ€˜Jackโ€™ to help them grow up.ย  When heโ€™s not obsessing over whatโ€™s next for PERSUIT (which is rare), he is enjoying family time and loves horse riding.

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George Delkousis

George Delkousis

Research & Sales Assistant

George went from working at a fruit shop to assisting the PERSUIT team with sales and marketing initiatives, and generally the stuff that no-one else wants to do. He tells himself nepotism had nothing to do with his transformation.

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Jess Burns

Talent Lead

After years delighting the tech community with her recruiting skills on the agency side, Jess decided to come in-house and has never looked back. When she is not scouring the world for PERSUIT’s next superstar she is at home with her 3 boys or training dogs.

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