FOUNDER & GROUP CEO
Alex has 12 years experience across the UK, Europe, Australia and NZ of leading award-winning teams that have successfully re-defined how the sport, leisure and fitness sector uses data and plans investment into community programs and infrastructure.
This is underpinned by the development and application of innovative market and business intelligence platforms that have been used by multiple governments, 100+ sport governing bodies, 3,000+ facilities, and influenced how over 17 million people are active today.
Michael has over 15 years of consulting experience throughout western and northern Canada, and is the Managing Partner at RC Strategies and the President of the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association.
Michael ’s experience provides a holistic perspective to building recreation capital and introducing new high impact data and technology innovations.
Chris joins ActiveXchange with 15+ years of professional experience in operations, business intelligence, and product-oriented roles. He has delivered tech-based products, digitalization strategy and leadership in large enterprise (regulated/ government environments) and innovative and entrepreneurial small to medium businesses.
Chris holds a B.Sc - Engineering from Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada and an MBA from the Smith School of Business at Queen’s. Chris is a lifelong athlete, professional coach (alpine skiing & sailing), and volunteer club/ advisory board member.
ACCOUNT MANAGER - CLIENT SUCCESS
Jeff joins ActiveXchange to ensure clients adopt effective data insights into their business and get the best possible value out of our products. His years of experience in client communications place him in a great position to understand the needs of our clients and advocate for the advancement of their operations.
Jeff holds a B.Comm from the University of Saskatchewan and is passionately involved in the sporting and leisure industry through volunteer initiatives, coaching, and athletics.
Sara is experienced in analyzing data and developing predictive models using a variety of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence techniques. She recently received her master’s degree in construction engineering and management from the University of Alberta.
Sara's expertise in using Data Visualization to translate data into valuable insights and embedding these into business processes supports a range of ActiveXchange data intelligence partners.
Parastoo is experienced in data visualization and analysis as well as machine learning. She is currently studying as a master's student in construction engineering and management at the University of Alberta.
GROUP CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
Tom has worked both in, and as a consultant to, the leisure industry for almost 20 years in the UK and across APAC for industry heavyweights such as Virgin Active, Next Generation and Crunch. During that time he has led many digital transformation projects with a track record for delivering world class consumer facing applications within our industry.
Tom is committed to delivering our next generation platform and working with our technology partners to empower ActiveXchange to drive real world business insights for our clients.
GROUP HEAD OF DATA SCIENCE
Richard brings to ActiveXchange over 20 years at the top of senior data management roles at organizations including Foxtel and Bupa. He is a decision scientist with an extensive track record designing, developing and managing advanced analytical products, comfortable solving complex, unstructured problems.
Richard leads our Global Data Team tasked with building advanced analytics capabilities in partnership with the entire ActiveXchange ecosystem by safely and securely integrating data from a wide range of sources to create compelling insights.
GROUP CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
Richard has a senior operations executive background focused on problem solving, building successful teams and promoting healthy culture within organizations. He has worked for a number of global organizations, with hands-on experience opening international offices on the ground and remotely. He played a key role in the growth experienced by Ai-Media, navigating its expansion into global markets and spearheading its journey to an ASX listing.
Being a father of two and having type-1 diabetes, Richard knows how important movement and health are and is excited to bring his skill set and experience to ActiveXchange.
GROUP CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Matthew is a strategic and commercially focused finance executive focused on corporate strategy, developing commercial growth and operational awareness, driving transformation, outsourcing and enhancing internal controls, cash management and financial planning.
He specializes in management information, cash management, business intelligence, change management, financial planning & analysis, strategy, procurement, business development, controls and systems design & implementation.
Monique has nearly 10 years of marketing & communications experience, with the majority of her career spent in the sports licensing and merchandise industry. She has worked closely with many of the major Australian sporting codes and teams, including the NRL, Football Australia and Cricket Australia, as well as international brands such as '47 and Nitro Circus.
Monique shares the team's passion for sport & physical activity, and can usually be found at a netball court in her spare time.