Meet the DakTech Team

Daniel Kendall

Daniel Kendall

CEO and Founder

Daniel has a Bachelor of Information Technology (Computer Science) and has been developing software for business since 2002. Projects include boat and dive management systems for James Cook University and the University of Wollongong, risk management software for ACS Financial, image export tools for Software of Excellence, dental practice management software and numerous business management and quoting tools.Dan loves pulling things apart to find out how they work. One day, he says, he’ll learn how to put them back together!

Naomi Watts

Naomi Watts

Marketing Manager

Naomi has 4+ years’ experience with marketing for business and non-profit organisations. Providing advice, expertise, and education with the goal to help businesses achieve their best results and maximise potential.
Naomi is motivated by seeing businesses grow as a result of improving their marketing, and knowing the marketing has created a positive impact in people’s lives.

Dylan Read

Dylan Read

Senior Technical Support

Dylan has been in the industry 8+ years and is motivated by the experience of having a customer whose day you just turned around and the smile on their face at the end of it all!
Dylan enjoys learning something new, or how to do something better every day!

Josh Dubbeld

Josh Dubbeld

Technical Support

Josh has been working in IT Support 4+ years and is pursuing a Bachelor of Information Technology. His favourite thing about the industry is being able to create solutions that make peoples lives better! Seeing clients happy is what drives Josh to improve.

Matthew Bill

Matthew Bill

Technical Support

Matthew has been in the industry for 3+ years and is undertaking a traineeship.  For Matt the best part about his job is that he gets paid to spend all day with computers. Matt enjoys helping people and providing solutions to their IT problems.

Goldie Jocson

Goldie Jocson

Technical Support

Goldie has been in the industry for 1+ years and brings with her skills and experience from her previous career of teaching.  Goldie finds joy in learning new things each day and has found the rapidly evolving field of IT to be constantly interesting.

Dinal Atapattu

Dinal Atapattu

Technical Support

Dinal connected with DakTech in 2021 as a work experience student.  Since then he has joined the team to gain practical experience in IT Support and Software Development while undertaking his university studies.   Dinal likes that through IT and Software he can provide a lasting positive impact for people and create more good in the world.

Kengy Cariwa

Kengy Cariwa

Technical Support

Kengy focuses on offering solutions and peace of mind to the IT problems for people.  With 1+ years experience Kengy’s favourite thing about IT Support is being able to build and provide support from the ground up.

Matthew Ainsworth

Matthew Ainsworth

Senior Software Developer / Technical Support

Matt has now been working in the IT and Software Development industry for 8+ years.  Matt enjoys when he can use his technical skills and abilities to benefit others. Working on both the technical and software aspects gives Matt a unique approach when troubleshooting and creating solutions.

Keion Larsen

Keion Larsen

Software Developer

Keion has 2+ year experience in the industry and recently graduated with a Bachelor of Information Technology and Internet of Things. Keion wants to be proud of what he develops and always wants to make sure he is making the best choices in what he does for clients. His favourite thing about the IT industry is being able to program and figure out solutions when developing applications.

Michelle Gummow

Michelle Gummow

Graphic Designer

Michelle has been working as a Graphic Designer for 4+ years, and loves that she is able to make beautiful things every day. Michelle’s favourite thing is to take a client’s idea and bring it to life in a way that the client is excited about. She enjoys contributing to projects that makes a positive impact on the world!

Paul Compton

Paul Compton

Sales

Paul has been in the industry for 20+ years and is constantly fascinated by the technological advances. Paul is driven to do the best possible job for clients and help them succeed in their endeavours.

Hannah Russo

Hannah Russo

Administration

Hannah is undertaking an Administration Traineeship through DakTech.  Hannah’s favourite part about her role is learning new things and using her new knowledge to contribute and support the team.  Her goal is to do her best to help others and show kindness.