Meet the Leadership Team

Jim McKerlie

Executive Chair

Jim is Kendo’s Executive Chair. He is widely known and highly regarded as an entrepreneur, business leader, management consultant and company director. Jim has served as a board director for 10 public companies including ASX 100 corporations, and 8 as chair of which 4 were IPOs. He has chaired several Remuneration Committees and has been a frequent Audit and Risk committee member.

Craig Errey

Director of Customer Experience

Craig is Kendo’s Director of Customer Experience. He’s an organisational psychologist, business architect and UI/UX/CX designer specialising in connecting people, work and technology.

Craig is passionate about giving people more time and capabilities to do the things that really matter. This is the foundation for successful, lasting digital transformation in the workplace.

Ian Dardis

Chief Operating Officer

Ian has extensive experience in leading successful services organisations in various geographies.  He has successfully implemented go to market strategies, acquisitions of new businesses, industry programs, partner and people development programs as well as selling major projects.  Ian has succeeded in turn-around environments, mature and new market entry strategies, and growth through acquisition.

Johanna Friess

DIGITAL MARKETING MANAGER

B2B Marketing Professional with a strong digital mindset. For 10+ years she has been helping organisations to grow revenues and increase market shares by building and implementing marketing and go-to-market strategies, launching innovative products, and driving strategic industry partnership

Vanessa Wende

Advisory Board Member and People Science Expert

Vanessa was Kendo’s Director of People Science before transitioning to an Advisory Board role. She is an accomplished human capital specialist with expertise in career and performance coaching, building individual and organisational capability, enhancing team effectiveness and helping organisations drive employee engagement, cultural change and performance.

Abi Chettri

Indonesia ODC + Technology Partner
Product Team

After an MBA and professional career in sales and management Abi moved into SaaS project management 6 years ago. We have had an ODC in Indonesia since 2003. Genascent, our technology partner has extensive experience providing technical engineering, operations and GTM experience to SaaS businesses.