About ish group

Sydney Team

Aristedes Maniatis CEO

Ari Maniatis studied science and law at Sydney University and founded ish group shortly after. Ari has been the lead developer and architect on a diverse range of systems including a comprehensive rostering system built especially for the Olympic Games at the SuperDome, a talent booking and trust accounting system for actors agents, product ticketing systems for David Jones, billing systems for Australian Water Services (the supplier of all water to Sydney Water), vendor portal systems for Coles Myer and much more.

Ari is a member of the Apache Software Foundation and regularly contributes to a range of Java, Ruby and Python open source projects. He has extensive experience in software development methodologies and leading development teams. He also has extensive business experience, producing theatre and dance, publishing books and consulting to dozens of companies on online strategies.

Natalie Morton Business Development Manager

Natalie joined the ish team in 2006 as an RTO product consultant and has grown to become our foremost onCourse expert, managing our onCourse product road maps, release planning and user documentation, and customer implementation and training processes.

Natalie’s background is in adult education and includes extensive experience in developing training programs, compliance, auditing, AVETMISS reporting and working with government funding bodies. Her original education qualifications (Bachelor of Education and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment), plus further study in Business Management bring a range of skills to ish.

Natalie’s personal desire to see quality and innovation in education makes one of her key activities spending time on site with our customers to understand the complexities of their specific business process so we can create new onCourse functionality to benefit all our users. Her goal is to simplify time-consuming course administration, so our customers have more time to spend on the development of quality education programs.

Stephen McIlwaine Account Manager

If you’re an onCourse customer, Steve is the helpful guru at the other end of the phone who will answer your questions and walk you though the how to of various onCourse processes, particularly those around creating a top notch customised website and online enrolment experience.

Steve’s Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering combined with six years of customer service and account management makes him an ideal analytical problem solver who can liaise with our technical team and customers to get problems solved quickly.

Megan Weber Administration Manager

Our always happy-to-help Administration Manager, Megan joined ish in early 2016 and has swiftly become the oil that keeps everything running smoothly for our Sydney office and remote staff teams. Managing our accounts, customer billing and implementation schedules, Megan keeps our whole business on track.

With a Bachelor of Education and eight years experience in business management process, Megan also manages our TalentPencil development project in her spare time.

Juan Garcia Systems Administration

The servers that keep all our software humming is Juan’s area of expertise at ish, along with creating the automation scripts that make everything happen on schedule in our systems and our customer databases.

With a B Systems engineering (partial), Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking, four years international systems administration experience including three years customer service experience, Juan can handle your IT support needs in English, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.

Development Team

Andrey Koyro Java Developer (Team Lead)
B Science in Information Technology 19 years software development experience
Andrey Narut Java Developer
B Mathematics 2 years software development
Artyom Kravchenko Java Developer
B Science in Information Technology 3 years software development experience
Dzmitry Kazimirchyk Java Developer
B Computer Science, M Computer Software Engineering 5 years software development experience
Savva Kolbachev Java Developer
B Computer Mathematics and Systems Analysis 2 years software development experience
George Filipovich Quality Assurance
8 years software testing experience
Andrei Malyshev Ruby Developer
B Electronic Engineering, Masters of Computer Applications 7 years software development experience
Chintan Kotadia Web Designer
B Information Technology 7 years web developer experience
Sasha Shestak Junior Developer