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MessageMedia helps businesses optimize how they communicate and engage with their customers.

Who we are

We are a technology company that helps businesses across many messaging use cases.

What we do

We connect businesses to their customers through our web portal, API connections, and software partners

Why we do it

Our mission is to deliver a turnkey solution for businesses to communicate and captivate seamlessly.

What ignited our passion

It all started with an idea that was brought to life by Grant Rule in 2000. He saw the vast potential of the humble text message.

A simple prototype and an SMS gateway later, MessageMedia quickly became the market leader in Australia… and has since expanded globally. Our love of technology and problem-solving has led us to be trusted by more than 65,000 customers worldwide and integrated into over 85 leading software systems.

Helping businesses create two-way conversations
with their customers when and where it suits
them will deliver better results.

Grant Rule, Founder

How we got here

What we are striving for

I am so proud of what the team at MessageMedia has achieved so far. We are always looking for new solutions to help our customers engage with their customers in even more seamless and impactful ways. We continue on our exciting journey to become the world’s leading mobile customer engagement platform for SMBs.

Paul Perret CEO, MessageMedia

We work with businesses of all types and sizes

Our platform allows businesses to be there for a customer every step of the way: from a confirmation to a reminder to a follow-up and beyond.

  • Small
    businesses

  • Medium-sized
    businesses

  • Large
    enterprises

  • Resellers
    and partners

Our customers are all over the globe and send messages to over 200 countries

More than 65,000 customers trust us to send over 420 million messages each month

Our leaders are inspiring and aspiring

Our leadership team continually explores new ways our company can be innovative, future-driven, and collaborative.

  • Paul Perrett

    Paul ensures key strategies are implemented and aligned with MessageMedia’s vision.

    He enjoys leading an innovative and talented group of individuals as they deliver premium customer experiences.

    Paul Perrett

    Chief Executive Officer
  • Anushka Wijendra

    Anushka establishes the company’s goals and oversees its performance.

    She has worked in the technology industry for over 15 years and managed teams across ANZ, Asia and Europe. Anushka has a passion for building great teams and delighting customers. She enjoys growing and scaling technology businesses, as well as balancing both the promise and the responsibility that digitisation brings.

    Anushka Wijendra

    Chief Operating Officer
  • Igor Zvezdakoski

    As a strategic thinker with extensive experience in product development, Igor builds and leads highly motivated and empowered teams to help pave the future of messaging.

    He enjoys collaborating with others to expand MessageMedia’s offerings.

    Igor Zvezdakoski

    Chief Product Officer
  • Ben Mostafa

    Ben is responsible for planning, developing, testing and implementing web and API development projects.

    He enjoys educating team members on building better web solutions that support and drive business outcomes.

    Ben Mostafa

    Chief Technology Officer
  • Brent Matuschka

    Brent’s experience and forward-thinking approach shine through as he builds out strategies, market approach and competitive analyses.

    He enjoys exploring data, validating ideas and pursuing acquisitions in order to help drive growth at MessageMedia.

    Brent Matuschka

    Chief Strategy Officer
  • Tara Salmon

    As CMO, Tara helps to ensure MessageMedia is front of mind by driving ways to showcase the value and benefit of SMS solutions.

    She enjoys leading and collaborating with her creative and data-driven team of marketers.

    Tara Salmon

    Chief Marketing Officer
  • Chris Staines

    With over 15 years of experience in growing businesses across the globe, Chris delights in leading his teams from the front and fostering a genuine culture of creativity, care and purpose.

    He enjoys showcasing how businesses can thrive by utilising MessageMedia’s platform to connect with their customers in simple, innovative and effective ways.

    Chris Staines

    Chief Sales Officer
  • Bruce Herbert

    Bruce’s passion for and knowledge about messaging software spans across 20 years, which is apparent in his current role as Managing Director.

    He enjoys providing SaaS solutions in the rapidly evolving field of online two-way messaging.

    Bruce Herbert

    Managing Director, NZ
  • Doug Rubingh

    Doug drives key business results for MessageMedia in the United States and the United Kingdom. His many years of experience reflect a unique blend of leadership, sales, management, and operations.

    He enjoys being a part of a fast-paced, high growth tech environment, and leading organizations while building high-performance teams.

    Doug Rubingh

    President International
  • Matthew Larner

    Matthew has been immersed in the world of messaging for over 15 years. As a self-starter, he dove into the SaaS industry by building his own SMS gateway in 2007.

    He enjoys tinkering with big ideas and following them through.

    Matthew Larner

    Managing Director, ClickSend
  • Damien Tabor

    Damien’s strength lies in embedding sound financial frameworks and commercial procedures into our ever-evolving company.

    He enjoys adapting to and influencing change to achieve positive outcomes for everyone in the business.

    Damien Tabor

    Chief Finance Officer

We have great people who breed great culture

Each of us is customer-focused, hungry for knowledge, and enjoys thinking outside the box.