Stephen Birchall Deputy CEO

Stephen is an expert in numerous software engineering methodologies such as Java, NET, PHP and SQL. He graduated with Honours in Software Engineering at RMIT University and is a certified PRINCE2 practitioner, having fifteen years experience in software development and over ten years experience managing development teams and designing SaaS solutions.

Stephen has grown from the role of GM of Software Development to Deputy CEO for SoNET Systems Australian and International operations. Today Stephen manages a company of 40+ developers, analysts, project managers, testers and supporting staff. He is involved in operational, infrastructure, security, sales and marketing activities across the business and our 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