archTIS (ASX:AR9)

archTIS Limited (ASX:AR9) specialises in the design and development of products, solutions and services for secure information sharing and collaboration.

Its products and solutions have the ability to apply and enforce dynamic, policy-driven access controls at the user and information level.

Established in 2006, archTIS has over 10 years’ experience delivering secure information and identity management services and solutions within the highest security levels of the Australian Government.

Board and Management


Stephen Smith

Professor Stephen Smith has been a Professor of Public International Law at the University of Western Australia since 2014.

He was a Federal Member for Perth for the Australian Labor Party from March 1993 until September 2013. In a distinguished career spanning 20 years in the Australian Federal Parliament, Professor Smith served as the Minister for Defence, and prior to that, as Minister for Foreign Affairs.

Following his retirement from the Australian Parliament in 2013 and until recently he was a member of the EY (Ernst and Young) Oceania Government and Public Sector Advisory Board (2014 – 2017) and Chair of the Asia Desk of Perth Law firm Lavan (2014 – 2017).

He was on the Board of Hockey Australia from November 2013 to November 2016. Professor Smith is also currently a Member of the Board of LNG Marine Fuel Institute.

Daniel Lai
CEO and Executive Director

Daniel Lai has extensive industry experience in successfully delivering outcomes as part of a senior executive team to both government and commercial organisations.

Most importantly Daniel has direct experience in implementing organisational change to address the real challenges businesses confront today in a rapidly evolving environment.

Over his career, he has had many successes including leading the Security Enterprise Architecture for the Single Information Environment for the Department of Defence, leading enterprise change as the National Manager for Service Delivery for the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, and restructuring and implementing enterprise ITIL services for the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service.

Buce Talbot
Chief Technology Officer and Executive Director

Bruce Talbot holds a Master Degree in Business Technology (MBT), Advanced Diplomas in Computing and Radar Engineering and a Diploma of Advanced Electronics. Bruce has been involved in the creation of systems level architectures for Systems Management, Security Management, Application Management and Delivery and Information Management applications.

For over 30 years Bruce has been involved in the creation, implementation and management of advanced computer security systems and capabilities.

He also has over 20 years in the Australian Defence Force and a further 20 years in the commercial sector working for CA Technologies, Hitachi Data Systems, Airservices Australia and the Australian Federal Police.

Wayne Zekulich
Non-Executive Director

Wayne Zekulich has a broad range of experience covering advice on mergers and acquisitions, arranging and underwriting project financings, privatisations, and debt and equity capital markets.

Wayne previously was the Chief Financial Officer of Gindalbie Metals Ltd and prior to that the Chief Development Officer of Oakajee Port and Rail.

Wayne holds a Bachelor of Business Degree and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Currently, Wayne is Head of Perth for Deutsche Bank. In the not-for-profit sector, Wayne is a committee member of the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (WA Branch), a member of the Curtin Business School of Accounting Advisory Board and a member of the University of Western Australia Audit Committee.

Leanne Graham
Non-Executive Director

Leanne Graham brings over 30 years’ of executive sales and technology experience, having founded a number of successful software businesses as well as being the highly successful former New Zealand General Manager and global head of sales for Xero.

Leanne is also a successful entrepreneur and co-founded Enprise Solutions and Geo-Op – both NZX companies. She now runs a board advisor business focussed on early stage and established SaaS companies assisting on business strategy and execution.

Leanne’s wealth of experience in the Cloud technology and fast growth global go to market strategies will bring key skills to the Board of archTIS, a business with a highly reputable long-term success in Cyber Security, poised for high growth and international expansion with its cloud platform.