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Co-founder & Co-CEO
Co-founder & Co-CEO
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER
Chief Product Officer
Chief Experience Officer
Chief of Staff
Board of Directors
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Mike Cannon-Brookes is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Atlassian, a collaboration software company that helps teams organize, discuss and complete shared work. More than 182,000 large and small organizations across the world, including companies like Spotify, NASA, Mercy Ships, Sotheby's and Visa use Atlassian’s collaboration products to help their teams work better together.
Mike was the youngest person ever to be awarded the ‘Australian Entrepreneur of the Year’ in 2006 by Ernst & Young alongside Co-Founder and Co-CEO Scott Farquhar. In 2016 they were awarded Australian Financial Review's 'Australian Business Person of the Year' and in 2017 Forbes named them on their ‘Global Game Changers’ list. Mike was recognised by the World Economic Forum as a ‘Young Global Leader’ in 2009.
Outside Atlassian, Mike is a technology investor in the areas of software, fintech, agriculture, and energy and sits on the board of Zoox. He also cares deeply about giving back and sits on the board of Room to Read. A passionate clean energy evangelist, Mike was a driving force behind Australia getting the world's biggest lithium-ion battery and the "Fair Dinkum Power" movement.
He serves as an adjunct professor at the University of New South Wales' School of Computer Science and Engineering and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Information Technology from the University of New South Wales, Australia.
Scott Farquhar is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Atlassian, a collaboration software company that helps teams organize, discuss and complete shared work. More than 182,000 large and small organizations, NFPs, and government agencies across the world, including companies like ANZ bank, Spotify, Twilio, Mercy Ships and Visa use Atlassian’s collaboration products to help their teams work better together.
In 2015, Scott helped spearhead Pledge 1%, a corporate philanthropy movement dedicated to making the community a key stakeholder in every business. 10 000 companies around the world have now joined.
Scott was the youngest person ever to be awarded the ‘Australian Entrepreneur of the Year’ in 2006 by Ernst & Young alongside Co-Founder and Co-CEO Mike Cannon-Brookes. In 2016 both Scott and Mike Cannon-Brookes were awarded Australian Financial Review's 'Australian Business Person of the Year' and in 2017 Forbes named them on their ‘Global Game Changers’ list.
Outside of Atlassian, Scott co-founded a private investment fund, Skip Capital, which focuses on fast-growing technology companies, with a particular interest in the intersection of big data and health. Scott holds a BSc (Business Information Technology) from the University of New South Wales, Australia.
Sri Viswanath is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Atlassian. Sri joined the company in January 2016 and is at the helm of Atlassian's cloud-native journey – assuming responsibility over the building and scaling Atlassian's cloud platform. Before joining Atlassian, Sri served as CTO and senior vice president of engineering at Groupon, the vice president of R&D for mobile computing at VMware, and the senior vice president of engineering at Ning – where he was instrumental in the company's acquisition by Glam. He also led development of a number of very successful open-source and B-to-B products at Sun Microsystems, served on the Board of Directors for SendGrid, and has a number of patents.
Sri currently serves on the Board of Directors for Splunk and holds a M.S. in Management from Stanford University and a M.S. in Computer Science from Clemson University.
Archana Rao is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Atlassian. Her team is responsible for building and scaling all the systems and processes used by our business functions and our customers. Archana has more than 20 years of experience setting systems strategy and partnering with business leaders to build and scale corporate systems. She was a vice president at Veritas, where she managed the IT separation from Symantec during a record-breaking one-year period. Prior to that, Archana was a vice president at Symantec and also worked in a variety of engineering, IT, M&A, and leadership roles at Cisco. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Achieve Kids, a Palo-Alto based school for special needs children.
Archana holds a Master’s in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and a B.A. in electrical engineering from Mysore University, India.
Erika Fisher is the Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel at Atlassian, where she oversees the company’s global administrative functions, including human resources, recruiting, legal, compliance and government affairs. She also manages Atlassian’s board of directors and sits on the board of Business Software Alliance. Erika first joined Atlassian in 2016 and has served in several leadership roles during that time, including commercial and product counsel, as well as Head of Privacy. Prior to joining Atlassian, Erika spent several years in private practice at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and Goodwin Procter LLP. Her practice focused on advising early stage, high growth companies in licensing and technology transactions.
Erika holds a Juris Doctorate (JD) degree from the University of Pennsylvania where she was awarded the Silverman-Rodin merit scholarship, a Certificate in Business and Public Policy from the Wharton School, and a bachelor’s degree in art history and political science from the University of Miami, where she was awarded the Foote Fellows merit scholarship.
James Beer is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Atlassian, overseeing all of Atlassian's finance and IT organizations.
Before joining Atlassian, James served as executive vice president and CFO of McKesson Corporation, a Fortune 10 healthcare services and information technology company. During his four-year tenure at McKesson, James was responsible for all of the company's financial functions and was a member of the executive committee. Between 2006 and 2013, James was executive vice president and CFO of Symantec Corporation, where he managed the worldwide finance organization. Previous to his work at Symantec, James was chief financial officer of AMR Corporation and American Airlines, AMR’s principal subsidiary. In his 15 years at American Airlines, James held a variety of management positions in finance and marketing operations, including leading the airline’s European and Asia Pacific businesses.
James holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Imperial College, London University, and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
He currently serves on the board of directors for Alaska Air Group, parent company of Alaska Airlines and Virgin America, and ForeScout Technologies, Inc. He is also a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's Economic Advisory Council.
Anu Bharadwaj is the Chief Operating Officer at Atlassian. Anu leads transformative projects across product lines at Atlassian, including the enterprise business, cloud platform teams and operations.
An accomplished executive with a track record of growing $500M+ businesses, building great teams and shipping blockbuster products, Anu joined Atlassian in 2014 as the Head of Product for Jira, and has held a variety of roles at the company during her tenure. Prior to joining Atlassian, Anu was at Microsoft, launching several products for Microsoft Visual Studio for over 10 years. Anu is passionate about making the world a better place through technology and effective philanthropy. She is a member of OutSystem’s board of directors and serves as the Director of Atlassian Foundation.
Cameron is the Chief Revenue Officer at Atlassian. Cameron joined Atlassian in 2012 and has held a variety of roles including Head of Server Business, Head of Growth, and Head of Customer Advocates.
Prior to joining Atlassian, Cameron worked in leadership positions at Jive Software and BEA.
Cameron holds an MBA from the University of Montana and a degree in Electrical Engineering from UC Davis.
Joff Redfern is the Chief Product Officer at Atlassian, responsible for leadings its acclaimed portfolio of products, including Jira, Confluence, and Trello. He's a self-described “tall, slightly nerdy, product guy” who’s founded 2 startups and sold a company. Prior to joining Atlassian, he spent 7 years at LinkedIn, where he built the mobile team and led the consumer product as the company grew from 500 employees to 10,000. Joff’s life philosophy is “less is more." He’s always in search of a better way and holds 11 software patents.
Jurgen is the Chief Experience Officer at Atlassian. With over 20 years’ experience in UX design, Jurgen joined Atlassian in 2012 as Head of Design and recently assumed the role of Atlassian’s first Chief Experience Officer in 2019. Jurgen is responsible for improving the experience of Atlassian customers worldwide and driving innovation in user experience and product development. In this role, Jurgen inspires and leads Atlassian designers, writers, researchers and craft practices globally.
Prior to Atlassian, Jurgen held leadership roles at Vodafone, heading up Experience Design as well as running his own Experience Design Agency in Austria.
Jurgen holds a PhD in Interaction Design/Computer Science from Vienna University of Technology, and guest lectures at the University of Sydney and the University of New South Wales Business School.
Amy Glancey is the Chief of Staff at Atlassian. Joining Atlassian in 2016 as the Director of Communications for APAC, Amy expanded her remit to Director of Communications for Global Markets covering APAC & EMEA footprints. In 2018 Amy took the position of Chief of Staff in the Office of the CEO. Prior to Atlassian, Amy spent four years at Groupon where she led the communications team across 14 markets in APAC. Prior to Groupon, Amy held various roles across the U.S, U.K, and APAC in both the private and public sector. Amy has a degree in Communications and a Masters in Journalism both of which she graduated with Distinction.