GM Team

Adrian Petzer

Managing Director

As Managing Director and founder of DeployPartners, Adrian Petzer is responsible for managing the delivery of sales, solution deployment, training, support and business solution development. Since the formation of DeployPartners in 2005, the team has grown its geographic coverage to include Australia, New Zealand, ASEAN, the Philippines, Japan and China.

Prior to DeployPartners, Adrian served as a Senior Sales/Systems Engineer for Micromuse, Technical Director of Riversoft (Asia Pac) and NMS Product Manager (Asia Pac) at Cisco for their Service Provider line-of-business.

Adrian has an MBA from (Macquarie University (Sydney), a Computer Science Degree from Murdoch University (Perth), and a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.


Pauline Petzer

Business Director

Pauline Petzer is a founding director of the business and her role of Director of business operations encompasses a variety of tasks focusing on all business and administration aspects of DeployPartners including; primarily financial control, training sales and delivery, HR Management, regulatory compliance etc

Previous roles include Marketing Sales for the West Australian Newspaper, Media Planning and Buying assistant for Merchant and Partners, Marketing Manager for Clearview Aluminium.


Tielman Esterhuizen

General Manager (NZ) and Worldwide Sales Manager

As one of the first employees of the company in 2005, Tielman has seen the company grow from an Australian startup, to the formidable company that it is today. At work, he loves to practice his belief: success comes from helping customers identify and take the next logical step, at the right time, while making complex things easy to consume. He has successfully created solutions and services for enterprise and small businesses alike, and is always working to find better ways to develop DeployPartners into a company that meets changing customer needs.

Tielman manages worldwide sales and the New Zealand office (where he resides). His three favourite things in the world are: family (both at home and the DeployPartner’s family), creating something that unlocks value for customers, and endurance sport.


Chris Taylor

Delivery Manager

Chris Taylor is responsible for the operational delivery of all projects and services to clients in the Asia Pacific region. His mission objective is ensuring DeployPartners differentiates itself in the market place through its agile approach, focus on strong governance and guaranteed delivery of high quality business outcomes within budget.

Chris has 20+ years experience in Service Assurance delivery management spanning Federal and State Government, Banking, Military, Telecommunications and Utilities sectors.

Chris has a Bachelor of Digital Systems Engineering from University of Victoria (RMIT).


Dan Young

Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer Dan works alongside architects, executives and operations to improve the business. He has spent nearly two decades working in software development for Telecommunication companies. Dan understands what drives operational efficiency, innovation and change. For him it’s about delivering value through change. Dan has worked as a Software Developer, Architect, Business / System Analyst and has deep experience in ITSM and ITOM.

He holds a Master of Business (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) from Swinburne University.


DeployPartners Introductory Presentation by Adrian Petzer


Non-executive Directors

Morgan Hill

Non-executive Director

Morgan is a Non Executive Director of DeployPartners and is a valued member of the board assisting with developing the strategic company direction including governance, growth and financial stewardship.

Following a career in investment banking in Sydney and London providing corporate finance and capital markets advice to domestic and international clients across the healthcare, technology and private equity sectors, Morgan joined Bupa, the international healthcare group that serves 32 Million customers in 190 countries.

At Bupa, Morgan is responsible for mergers, acquisitions, corporate finance, joint ventures and strategic investments for Australia and New Zealand. Morgan is also a Director for Jupl, a healthcare technology and monitoring solutions provider.

Morgan is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and holds a BEng (First Class Honours) in Computing from Imperial College London.


Ari Gurewitz

MD, OSS Integrators – DeployPartners US Global Alliance Partner

Ari is the Managing Director and Founder of OSS Integrators and DeployPartners US Global Alliance Partner. With over 20 years of experience in IT and consulting, Ari is a leader and expert in the IT operations and network management space. Prior to founding OSS Integrators, he held senior positions with several leading consultancies.

Ari founded OSS Integrators in 2002 to meet the need customers expressed for an agile company that provides technical services with a personal touch. In addition to his executive responsibilities, Ari personally engages with clients and maintains a sharp edge with the technology and discipline of operations management.

Ari holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Connecticut. In his spare time, Ari is pursing his private pilot’s license, and he enjoys skiing and fishing in the Pacific Northwest.


Antonius Hioe

Director (Indonesia)