Mike Janic CEO & Managing Director

Mike is the founder of SoNET Systems and has more than 30 years of knowledge and expertise in the ICT industry. He has worked as a software developer, system engineer, academic, CIO and ICT executive in education, search engines, employment services and finance.
Mike has a Bachelor of Computer Systems and a Masters degree in Information Technology in addition to an MBA degree and is committed to professional development and staying up-to-date with the latest industry trends.

In the last ten years, Mike and the SoNET team have grown the business from a small boutique company to a significant ICT provider of Software Solutions and ICT Consulting for Education, Government and Community Services sectors.

Maya Janic Chief Financial Officer

Maya is a cofounder of SoNET and has been working in the role of deputy CEO and the Chief Financial Officer for over 15 years.
Maya has a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) and in excess of 25 years experience in marketing, finances and Human Resources, as a result of working for a number of major corporations in the fashion, automotive, consulting and pharmaceutical industries.

Stephen Birchall GM Software Development

Stephen is an expert in numerous software engineering methodologies such as Java, NET, PHP and SQL. He graduated with his Honours in Software Engineering at RMIT University in 2003 and has acquired over nine years experience as a software developer.

For the past two years, he has moved into the role of General Manager of Software Development at SoNET Systems, managing 16+ developers, analysts and testers. He has extensive experience managing development of SoNET’s core products: Assessment Master and iCase.

Watson Xavier Manager Projects and Information Security

Watson is experienced in IT Project Management and Information Security and has over 12 years of experience in the ICT industry in managing software implementation projects. Watson has a Masters in Business Administration, a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science from the British Computer Society and also holds the Project Management Professional (PMP), PRINCE2, ITILv3 and Lead Auditor ISMS (ISO 27001) credentials, in addition to the Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer credential.

Watson has been working with SoNET for more than two years. His primary role is managing key accounts and implementation projects including business analyses in the community care and the job services sectors, in addition to implementing and managing information security. He also provides consulting and auditing services on ISO 9001, ISO 27001 and Australian Signals Directorate Information Security standard to SoNET’s clients