Our Team

We want to help you transform your business. With Virtual Blue’s Intelligent Automation tools and services, our passionate team can help you run your business smarter. We’ll discover any process automation opportunities and customise a service for you. The future of work is going to be radically different, and we’re the team to help you along the way.

Sharyn Catt

Managing Director

As Managing Director, Sharyn drives the business to deliver quality Intelligent Automation for our customers. She’s worked in both startups and corporate environments so has been in your shoes. She has a passion for project delivery, continuous improvement, and team leadership. 

Melanie Visser

Head of Delivery and Support

Melanie’s role is to keep our customers happy. Her background is in training, business process reengineering and improvement, business analysis, and project management. She couldn’t live without her iPhone but her favourite piece of technology is 3D printing. 

Genold Bañares

Head of Intelligent Automation

Genold is our RPA specialist. He’s been in RPA for quite a while and thinks it’s pretty addictive. Before becoming an automation expert, he was a consultant and programmer, delivering different technologies across industries and regions. His favourite robot is Wall-e. He’s a bit of an environmentalist and loved how he protected that plant with his own life.

Alwin Bañares

Intelligent Automation Consultant

Alwin is the brains behind designing and building code, using automation tools to automate the process. With a background in coding and logical thinking, we think he’s the right man for the job. Like most of us, he can’t live without his smartphone and he also loves Wall-E. Who wouldn’t?

Deep Shah

Intelligent Automation Consultant

Deep is our consultant who helps eliminate human errors by developing robots. No surprise he’s a developer with a whole lot of experience across many industries. He loves seeing the joy clients feel once their processes start working on their very own robot.

Jacob Allen

Intelligent Automation Consultant

Jacob has joined us as a recent graduate from AUT. After completing his Bachelor of Computer & Information Sciences, he knew that this was the industry for him. We look forward to seeing the robots Jacob builds.

Keegan Fernandes

Intelligent Automation Consultant

Keegan has recently graduated from the University of Auckland with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechatronics. He joins our team as an Intelligent Automation Consultant. With a background in developing physical robots, his passion for automation and problem solving led him to develop them in the virtual world. 

Dr. Peter Catt

Enterprise Architect

Peter ensures your business strategies are properly supported by information technology to achieve your goals. With more than 30 years of experience in supply chain management, consulting and IT experience, we couldn’t live without him. He’s worked with companies in pharmaceuticals, food, building products, retail, and technology start-ups. 

Alex Bartley Catt

Head of Design Thinking

Alex puts people first to design better experiences for both staff and customers. He applies the tools of Design Thinking to ensure a balance between the needs of people, the objectives of the business, and effective use of digital technology. He loves a good workshop and helping explore the opportunity of AI and automation.

Josh Harding

Head of Artificial Intelligence

Josh is our Artificial Intelligence specialist. With skills in data, analytics and natural language processing, he helps define customer AI solutions that deliver value and work seamlessly with RPA. He’s a Python guru and is skilled in giving computers the ability to see, hear, and speak.

Meet the Team

Could this be you?

Have you got what it takes? Do you pride yourself on quality delivery and a passion for intelligent automation?

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