Press Releases Accelerates ANZ Presence Appointing Richard Oldham as Head of Pre-Sales and Technology ANZ

Tuesday, June 25, 2024, a leader in enterprise conversational and generative AI platform technology, today announced the appointment of Richard Oldham as Head of Pre-Sales and Technology for Australia and New Zealand further advancing the company’s presence in the region.

Based in Sydney, Oldham will be responsible for supporting business growth by providing pre-sales customer technical support and working closely with channel partners to realize the value from customer deployment of optimal conversational experiences.

Richard Oldham, Head of Pre-Sales and Technology ANZ,

Richard Oldham, Head of Pre-Sales and Technology ANZ,

At the same time, he will work with’s global technical teams to facilitate skill sharing and training, and co-ordinate projects that span the region and support the company’s program for a unified global technical support strategy.

Oldham has more than two decades of IT industry experience during which time he has developed and supported a broad portfolio of technology solutions to directly address business outcomes. During this time he has worked in organisations ranging from small start-ups to multi-national companies.

Oldham was previously Senior Solutions Consultant at Huawei Technologies where he drove cross-portfolio solution selling through expert consultative support on Huawei's full portfolio of enterprise products and services.

Prior, he also worked for Cisco Systems for more than 15 years in several senior software and engineering roles before being appointed Solutions Practice Architect where he was responsible for working with local, regional and global teams to orchestrate the delivery of repeatable and scalable business offerings across engineering, marketing, sales, services and partners teams.

“We are thrilled that Richard has joined at this time and look forward to the addition of his skills to support customer technical requirements and best practice industry consultation that will in turn accelerate our ability to scale and continuously deliver customer value,” said Sreeni Unnamatla, Executive Vice President,
Richard Oldham added, “I’m extremely honoured and excited to be joining at a pivotal moment in the company’s history as it continues to achieve rapid growth globally as well as has an increased focus on the ANZ market. I look forward to working with our current and future customers and partners to allow them to leverage the market leading capabilities of the platform combining Conversational AI and Generative AI to drive business efficiencies and improved customer, employee and contact centre agent experiences.”

Earlier this year, announced it was named a “Leader” in The Forrester Wave™: Conversational AI for Customer Service, Q2 2024. was evaluated alongside 13 other conversational AI providers, and ranked as a Leader with the highest score in the “Current Offering” category. Providers were evaluated against 23 criteria. received the top-scores possible in the Vision, Roadmap and Partner Ecosystem criteria (in the “Strategy” category) as well as in the Language Models and Generative AI support, Orchestration of AI Assets, Omnichannel, Digital User Experience, Voice Support, Answer Management, Business Insights and Trust, Security and Privacy criteria (in the “Current Offering” category).

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