Ben Styles has been hired to lead expansion into global markets. Based in Melbourne, Styles is a technology product leader with a track record in delivering strong SaaS company growth.
Styles was most recently Vice President of Financial Services for Sydney-based fintech, Flare, which in September was acquired by MYOB. He was previously a product executive at Xero and has held strategy, digital and performance roles at National Australia Bank and a range of tech consulting and advisory roles.
Styles is also an active investor in the tech sector, including a Melbourne mobile games developer and an Australian-grown fintech.
"Ben is one of the tech sector's most respected leaders and he has a strong track record of driving growth and product innovation across multiple SaaS companies that he's been part of," Ben Pujjii, Chief Executive, Atomic.io.
"Ben is our first Australian on the leadership team, will lead Atomic.io's product-led expansion and focus on the significant global growth opportunities available to the company."
In August, Atomic.io completed a NZ$5 million capital raise to fund growth, which Styles participated in.
"Most of us might feel like the whole world has been taken online, yet only 10% of what we know can be solved by technology has been tackled, and in my experience, so many online and mobile software experiences are failing on customer engagement," Styles says.
"There's a huge opportunity for Atomic.io as a secure, embeddable, rapidly deployed, and cost-effective solution for marketers and product developers that can transform app-based customer engagement.
"Atomic.io has the right product, in the right market at the right time and the global growth potential is hugely exciting."