Empowering organizations to
thrive and flourish through uncertainty

Catalyst Technologies is a dynamic and fast growing Australian software
company developing leading technology solutions to disrupt the incident,
emergency and crisis management sectors.

Empowering organizations to thrive and flourish through uncertainty

Catalyst Technologies is a dynamic and fast growing Australian software company developing leading technology solutions to disrupt the incident, emergency and crisis management sectors.
About Catalyst Technologies

We aim to deliver an essential business tool that redefines how critical decisions are made by leaders under pressure.

“CQ has absolutely simplified our Crisis Management process in managing COVID-19. The system is intuitive and is allowing our team to get back the headspace required to manage the business forward. The rapid onboarding process and level of responsiveness from the team at Catalyst technologies has been outstanding.“

Mark Delany, COO | Airwork
“We’ve used Catalyst Technologies’ platform at all levels of GPT to get ahead of situations from severe weather events in the Northern Territory to navigating the various impacts of COVID19. The platform enables our dispersed teams to assess, communicate and respond rapidly.“

Lauren Allen, Group Manager, Health & Safety | GPT Group
“The threat alert feature will assist our business in managing our regional offices. Also, the end to end training and implementation of iluminr has been great as the support team really know their product. We deployed around the same time we revisited our BCP and received executive engagement straight away. “

Luella Allan, Information Security Manager | Westfund
“iluminr is a game-changer for my organization and will serve to lift the overall organizational maturity in the Resilience space.“

David Reason, BCM Manager | ESR
About Catalyst Technologies

We aim to deliver an essential business tool that redefines how critical decisions are made by leaders under pressure.

“CQ has absolutely simplified our Crisis Management process in managing COVID-19. The system is intuitive and is allowing our team to get back the headspace required to manage the business forward. The rapid onboarding process and level of responsiveness from the team at Catalyst technologies has been outstanding.“

Mark Delany, COO | Airwork
Catalyst Technologies

Our mission is to shape the future of crisis management by enabling our
customers to thrive in times of uncertainty with unprecedented clarity and confidence.

Catalyst Technologies

Our mission is to shape the future of crisis management by enabling our customers to thrive in times of uncertainty with unprecedented clarity and confidence.

We aspire to be a global technology start-up
success story that inspires others.

Our values

Catalyst Technologies Values
Driven by purpose
An unwavering conviction in what
we do and why
Catalyst Technologies Values
Always curious
A continuous appetite for learning
and growth
Catalyst Technologies Values
Champions for good
A strong drive to make a positive
contribution
Catalyst Technologies Values
Walk in others' shoes
An open mind to understand
others

Meet the team

Joshua Shields | CEO & Founder

Founder & CEOJoshua Shields

Joshua is a passionate tech leader who thrives on the challenge of growing meaningful businesses, continuous learning, innovation and working with like-minded people. Joshua was Cofounder and Joint Managing Director of RiskLogic and FirstAction, global industry leaders in the organizational resilience market and successfully exited in 2019 after driving 15 years of year-on-year growth.
Marcus Vaughan

Co-Founder & Chief Growth OfficerMarcus Vaughan

Marcus has over 15 years’ experience in supercharging pipelines and scaling business through channel partnerships. He’s passionate about tech innovation, sales and client engagement with extensive experience in professional services, crisis and risk management. Marcus previously led Growth Strategies for the one of world’s largest insurance and risk advisors Aon and is cofounder of Recruitment App - Poach.
Praneeth Gedela

Head of EngineeringPraneeth Gedela

Praneeth is a talented lead software developer and product manager who is passionate about personal leadership and team growth. Praneeth loves tech innovation and is an advocate of strong software development principles and leads our team of developers in Sydney and Bangalore.
Michelle Doan | Marketing Manager

Marketing ManagerMichelle Doan

Michelle is a performance driven B2B and B2C marketing professional who thrives on developing impactful marketing programs. Michelle led the digital marketing strategies and championed marketing automation across national multi-franchise automotive businesses and a leading national consulting practice focused on organizational resilience.
Leon Israel

Client Success ManagerLeon Israel

Leon is passionate in supporting and empowering others by bringing technology and people together. Leon is experienced in Security, Crisis Management, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery with a proven track record of developing innovative, safe and secure consulting and technology solutions to problems big and small.
James Sharp

Product ManagerJames Sharp

James is a passionate product manager, blending technology skills with extensive experience leading crisis programs for some of Australia's largest organizations, has led Australian soldiers overseas in conflict zones, is a previous start-up founder and an active member of the Tasmanian Start-up community.
Romilly Blackburn

Strategic AdvisorRomilly Blackburn

A founder, innovator and product and marketing focused SaaS entrepreneur, with experience across CEO, COO, CMO and CPO roles. Founder of 4 companies that have generated more than $100mil in sales, and co-founder and past COO at Whispir, a venture backed communications SaaS company which scaled to $30M ARR, prior to IPO in June 2019.
Daniel Shields

Strategic AdvisorDaniel Shields

Leading subject matter expert in crisis management, heading up a team of 20+ consultants who provide crisis support to hundreds of executive teams for leading global organizations. Co-founder and CEO of RiskLogic P/L, the dominant industry leader in the Australian resilience market, with a successful exit in 2019.
Simon Petie

Strategic AdvisorSimon Petie

A dynamic crisis management leader and trusted advisor for many global organizations, executive leadership teams and boards. A clear passion for building leadership capability, culture and innovation, with experience working at the highest echelons of business, government and community. Director of Escalate Consulting and a past Major in the Australian Defence Force.

Meet the team

Joshua Shields | CEO & Founder

Joshua Shields
Founder & CEO

Marcus Vaughan

Marcus Vaughan
Co-Founder & Chief Growth Officer

Praneeth Gedela

Praneeth Gedela
Head of Engineering

Michelle Doan | Marketing Manager

Michelle Doan
Marketing Manager

Leon Israel

Leon Israel
Client Success Manager

James Sharp

James Sharp
Product Manager

Romilly Blackburn

Romilly Blackburn
Strategic Advisor

Daniel Shields

Daniel Shields
Strategic Advisor

Simon Petie

Simon Petie
Strategic Advisor

Work with Catalyst Technologies

Work with us

At Catalyst Technologies, we are driven by values and build teams that are diverse and embrace inclusiveness. We want to work with people who are driven by purpose, always curious, champions for good and don’t hesitate to walk in others’ shoes.

Trusted worldwide by organizations large and small

Monash University
Aon
NTT
Fincantieri
Stihl
Monash City Council
GPT
University of Sydney
Gilbert and Tobin
Logos Property
WestFund
CBUS
Royal Flying Doctor Service
Auswide Bank
Teachers Mutual Bank
Orocobre
Pepper

Our Partners

RiskLogic
RMIA
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RiskLogic
RMIA
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Interested in partnering with us to provide incident, emergency
and crisis management solutions to your clients?