Anna CicognaniChief Executive Officer and Managing DirectorAnna has served as CEO and other C-level roles in public and private Companies, such as APN, PMP, Telstra, and Fairfax, and publicly listed startup GeoOp. She has been involved in digital media and technology projects of all sizes, as an operator and an investor, for over 20 years. She has also published peer-reviewed research papers, articles and book chapters on virtual worlds, linguistics and design. Her passion for all things digital and innovation has delivered high growth and turnaround outcomes. Anna was awarded a PhD from the University of Sydney, she’s a Honorary Professor at the University of Wollongong in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, and a Director on the Board of Basketball Australia. Carlo LeonessaHead of OperationsCarlo is an experienced operations and program leader with experience across multiple industries. In the last 15 years he led multiple projects for NSW Transport and provided executive leadership for a national telehealth company, Healthdirect Australia. Carlo’s role on the Orbx team is to ensure efficient and timely delivery of programs and production. Carlo holds a Bachelor of Science from Griffith University and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration with the University of Technology, Sydney. Ed CorreiaHead of PartnersEd joined Orbx in 2010 as a developer before moving into a production management role. Prior to becoming full time with Orbx in October 2019, Ed had worked for Australia Post in various positions with his last role being involved with the administration of contracts and policies in its franchise division. Ed’s role at Orbx is fundamental to the success of our Partners. Ben McClintockHead of TechnologyBen has been with Orbx since 2014, and begun his tenure by spearheading the development of OrbxDirect – Orbx’s inhouse eCommerce and delivery platform. The redeveloped platform is tailored specifically for the distribution of flight simulation software and to provide a user friendly and easier to administrate system for all of Orbx’s products. Following the successful launch in 2016, Ben has headed Orbx’s growing Platform and Technology team to develop technologies that further distinguish Orbx from all others in the consumer flight simulation space. Ben holds a Bachelor of Computer Science from Swinburne University of Technology. Holger SandmannHead of GeospatialPassionate about aviation and flight simulation, Holger has two decades of experience working with geospatial data and imagery, creating representations of real-world landscapes and ground scenery for a variety of flight simulation platforms. Since joining Orbx in 2008, he has contributed to many of the company’s products and is supporting airport and scenery developers in the acquisition and processing of source data. Holger holds an MSc in geography from Philipps University (Marburg, Germany), and previously worked on research projects in forest and landscape ecology at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, Canada).