Tim Smith

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Tim’s experience in the data protection industry spans almost 20 years. Prior to joining Probax in January 2021, he was the Senior Vice President and GM for J2 Global’s Backup business with both B2B and B2C portfolio companies under management. Under Tim’s leadership, J2’s OffsiteDataSync business was named 2019 Veeam Partner of the Year and the 2020 Innovation Award winner in North America. Prior to J2, Tim had leadership roles at both Dell EMC and Western Digital. Tim began his career as an investment banker with Lehman Brothers and Credit Suisse First Boston.

Kevin Allan

FOUNDER & CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Kevin founded Probax in May 2005 after identifying that organizations have limited protection without an offsite copy of their data. Kevin's technical expertise and business leadership took Probax from an idea to one of Australia's fastest growing data protection platforms for Managed Service Providers (MSP) -  earning several awards along the way including the inaugural Veeam Innovation Award.

Kevin is a former MSP business owner and former data center owner and operator. 

Sam Meegahage

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Sam has almost 15 years experience in senior leadership roles in IT Services (MSP) and Telecommunications. Prior to Probax, he was GM for ASX listed Inabox Group (acquired by MyNetFone in 2018) managing a $100m+ portfolio across its B2B and B2C channels. 

Sam joined Probax as Chief Executive Officer in August 2017 and led the company's expansion into North America in early 2018. 

Brad Jervis

CHIEF ARCHITECT

Brad Jervis is a technology expert with a special focus in cloud, virtualization and disaster recovery. Based out of New York City, Brad is an avid member of the virtualization community, acting as the leader of the Veeam User Group for New York City, and a regular attendant of the New York City VMware User Group meetings and events. Brad is a Veeam Vanguard and Veeam Certified Architect (VMCA).

Prior to joining Probax as Chief Architect in February 2021 , he was Senior Cloud Architect for OffisteDataSync (a J2 Global business) where he was responsible for the design, deployment and oversight of their primary cloud offerings.