Team

Meet the Xtracta team. Coming from all corners of the world, Xtracta's staff are passionate people who love their work.

Jonathan Spence
Jonathan Spence
Chief Executive Officer

Jonathan is the founder and CEO of Xtracta. Jonathan provides the vision and direction for the company and has a passion for the merging of technology/A.I. with market driven solutions for customers. With a passion for bringing Xtracta's technology to users of all sizes, Jonathan's focus is on making data extraction a standard feature for all relevant software products.

Graham Hill
Graham Hill
Sales Director

Graham has considerable experience in the ERP industry with his last role as channel director at Greentree, a successful global mid-market ERP. Graham brings considerable sales and channel management experience to Xtracta and heads the sales efforts.

Iqbal Muhammad
Iqbal Muhammad
Chief Research Officer

Attaining his PhD in Victoria University Wellington where he also undertook considerable research in the field of AI, Iqbal leads the Xtracta AI Research programme. Using an extensive knowledge built up through his academic research career, Iqbal has a passion for the development and deployment of new technology and capability for Xtracta's products.

Bishal Gauli
Bishal Gauli
Customer Services & Implementation Manager

Joining the Xtracta team from Nepal - Bishal is used to working in a challenging environment. From poor infrastructure to power cuts - Bishal is accustomed to creating robust solutions where not every resource is available. As Customer Services and Implementation Manager, Bishal oversees all implementation and customer support at Xtracta.

Louise Earles
Louise Earles
Marketing & Communications Manager

Louise brings wide ranging experience to lead the marketing and communications activities for Xtracta. With a drive to build market awareness of Xtracta's technology and how our customers are using it, Louise is a key part of Xtracta's growth.

Isamu Minamii
Isamu Minamii
Senior Software Engineer

Isamu is a highly accomplished and capable engineer with expertise in areas such as UI, API and system design. Emigrating to New Zealand from Yokohama, Japan, Isamu has come from web search giant Yahoo to join the Xtracta team. Bringing a bountiful supply of experience to the team, Isamu has had a hand in the design & development of almost every area of the Xtracta App.

Felix Gershunov
Felix Gershunov
Senior Software Engineer

Felix is our expert on back-end systems. Originally from Novosibirsk, Russia, Felix has significant experience in working within the hosting and domain registration industry of Europe. With his experience in developing for high stakes applications, Felix brings a high degree of meticulous planning, designing and implementation to the Xtracta development team.

Desi Lorand
Director

With a strong history in the IT industry including multiple roles at IBM alongside founding and running a number of software and services companies, Desi brings significant experience, knowledge and support to Xtracta.

Changbo Sun
Changbo Sun
Senior Software Engineer

Coming to Xtracta from Honeywell, Changbo has an extensive background in working with a number of technologies and on a number of different projects/applications. Before joining Xtracta, Changbo had a particular focus on major sensory data storage and analysis. With this, he brings to Xtracta excellent knowledge and experience for dealing with high volume data.

Xiaolin Li
Xiaolin Li
AI Engineer

Xiaolin has a wide ranging academic knowledge alongside commercial experience in the field of data utilisation. Always eager to build great new systems, Xiaolin works on many critical parts of Xtracta's AI systems.

Tianyou Hu
Tianyou Hu
AI Engineer

With pursuit of academic success taking him around the world, Tianyou found himself in Auckland working towards his PhD. Joining Xtracta, Tianyou brings many new skills and an enthusiastic attitude to the company's R&D programme.

Javid Noutash
Javid Noutash
Junior Software Engineer & Customer Services

Recently graduating in computer science, Javid joins Xtracta from his home country of Afghanistan. With a keen desire to learn; and experience in multiple disciplines of software development including desktop, web and mobile - Javid is keen to advance his career in the field of software engineering.

Rogan Mocke
Rogan Mocke
Customer Services and Support Technician

Rogan has a passion for helping customers deploy and get the most out of Xtracta's systems and services. With a keen eye for detail and striving to ensure customers have the best possible experience, Rogan is a key addition to the Customer Services team.