Leadership Team

John Ruthven

Chief Executive Officer

John Ruthven is an internationally experienced software industry executive respected for his strategic approach and operational expertise across global enterprises. John has over 20 years’ experience working in the technology industry with a proven track record of leadership and delivering strong profitable growth. 

Most recently, John was the Operating Officer – Global Sales at TechnologyOne. Prior to that John was President & Managing Director ANZ of SAP, SVP International Sales at Zuora Inc, and held various senior positions at CA Technologies and Computer Associates Inc. John has extensive international experience in the USA, Europe and Asia Pacific regions.

John Ruthven

Peter Adams

Peter Adams

Chief Financial Officer

Peter joined Integrated Research in March 2008 and is responsible for overseeing the Company’s finance and administration, including regulatory compliance and investor relations. Peter is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years experience. He has held a number of senior accounting and finance roles, including seven years as CFO with Infomedia (an ASX-listed technology company), six years with Renison Goldfields (ex ASX top 100 Resources Company) and two years with Transfield Pty Ltd. Peter’s career began with Arthur Andersen, where he was responsible for managing large audit clients.


Jason Barker

Senior Vice President, APAC & MEA

Jason joined IR in October 2014 and is responsible for all business operations across the Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa regions. Jason joins with 20 years' experience in Technology, Media & Telecommunications most recently as Vice President Sales, Asia Pacific at Acision where, based out of Singapore, he was responsible for leadership of the Sales team across the region . Prior to this Jason spent 5 years in Australia leading Asia Pacific teams with Subex and Surfkitchen and before this held several European focussed roles, based out of the UK.

Jason Barker

Kevin Ryder

Kevin Ryder

Chief Marketing Officer & Customer Officer

Kevin joined IR in October 2013 and is responsible for global brand, marketing and customer experience.  He has extensive experience in the ICT industry, including leadership roles in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia. Prior to joining IR, Kevin was the Enterprise Marketing Director at Microsoft and has previously held senior executive roles at KAZ Group, Attachmate and Eicon Technology. Kevin was ranked #18 by CMO Magazine in the 2015 CMO50 list, recognising Australia's most innovative chief marketing officers.


Vanessa Walker

General Manager, People & Culture

Vanessa joined IR in September 2017 as the Director, Organisation Development and was appointed General Manager, People & Culture in November, 2017. Vanessa has extensive experience in both strategic & operational commercially driven HR roles, particularly in the technology sector with companies such as Experian, Hyperion, Sage & Hitachi Data Systems. This includes a strong focus on Talent Management, Culture & Employee Engagement across Asia Pacific through leadership of regional HR teams & and globally via active participation in the organisations’ global HR Councils. Most recently Vanessa was working with Cloud Talent Group and previously was HR Director, Asia Pacific with Accolade Wines.

Vanessa Walker

Greg Clancy

Greg Clancy

Chief Product Officer

Greg joined IR in July 2018 and is responsible for the strategy, delivery, and commercialisation of the IR’s product and platform portfolio. With more than 20 years of senior product leadership at global enterprise software companies Greg is a champion of technology innovation and setting product vision and strategy for industry defining impact. Most recently he was based in Silicon Valley, California responsible for transforming Ivanti to the cloud while injecting innovation around analytics, machine learning, bots, and automation.


Matt Glasner

Chief Commercial Officer

Matt is a seasoned business leader and Non-Executive Director with 20 years of successful sales, management and leadership experience.  Matt’s previous roles include Managing Director South APAC for First Advantage and Managing Director Experian Marketing Services ANZ.  Matt brings solid strategic and tactical expertise across sales and marketing, operations, offshoring, organisational structure, change management and leadership.  Matt graduated from the University of Birmingham, England with a Bachelor of Engineering (honors) and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Matt Glasner

Michael Tomkins

Michael Tomkins

Head of Development

Michael joined IR in September 2018 and is responsible for leading the development teams. Michael has deep expertise and a proven track record in building cloud platforms at scale, and is also a cyber security expert. Michael was formerly CEO of Deluxe Media Cloud and was CTO of FoxSports for 5 years where he transformed the business from an ‘iron and airwaves’ broadcaster of premium sports content, to a fully digital cloud-based service, delivering a flawless experience to millions of viewers.


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