About FirstWave

Delivering Cybersecurity And Network Solutions Since 2004

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At FirstWave, our passion is to create intelligent software that our service provider partners and customers love. With software used globally by over 150,000 organizations including household names like Microsoft and NASA, we aim to be at the front of the wave of transformational change in the IT Operations and Cybersecurity world.

Our Software Is Used By Some Of The World's Leading Companies


Who Are We?

Talented Team Of Global Experts Building Software People Love.

A new tech powerhouse for the ultimate end-to-end solution.

FirstWave is a publicly-listed, global technology company formed in 2004 in Sydney, Australia.

FirstWave’s globally unique CyberCision platform provides best-in-class cybersecurity technologies, enabling FirstWave’s Partners, including some of the world’s largest telcos and managed service providers, to protect their customers from cyber-attacks, while rapidly growing cybersecurity services revenues at scale.

In January 2022, FirstWave acquired Opmantek, a leading provider of enterprise-grade network management, automation and IT audit software, with organizations using this software across 178 countries, including enterprise clients like Microsoft, Telmex, Claro, NextLink and NASA.

The combination of CyberCision, Network Management Information System (NMIS), and Open-AudIT products enable FirstWave to provide a comprehensive end-to-end solution for network discovery, management and cybersecurity for our telco and service provider partners globally.


Meet The FirstWave Team

Passionate & Experienced

Danny Maher

Danny Maher

CEO and Managing Director

Australian CEO of the year in 2015 ahead of Alan Joyce (Qantas) and David Thodey (Telstra). 25 years experience in the IT industry - USA, Asia, UK and Australia.

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Iain Bartram

Iain Bartram

Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

A strategic CFO with multi-site and international experience in high growth, technology businesses and current ASX and AIM listed experience.

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Simon Ryan

Simon Ryan

Chief Technology Officer

Over 20 years experience working in the telecommunications industry including Telstra Research Laboratories (AI, Natural Language and Data Mining). He is the holder of several Australian and International patents in Information Retrieval and Data Classification. He co‐founded a security appliance start‐up that provided managed self healing network applications to Enterprise customers in Australia.

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Tony Bishop

Tony Bishop

Chief Information Security Officer

Extensive professional experience in all aspects of ICT infrastructure design, security, implementation and management and IT Risk management including role as CISO for Reserve Bank of Australia.

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Chris Jacko

Chris Jacko

Chief Marketing Officer

With a proven track record in delivering customer-centric commercial outcomes for high-growth businesses, Chris brings marketing insights and experience to executive team. Chris spent the previous 10 years supporting Australian-based telco Over the Wire (OTW) as it grew from a small startup to successful business listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).

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Dino Davanzo

Dino Davanzo

Chief Revenue Officer

Dino Davanzo joined FirstWave in November 2022 as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), bringing more than 35 years of experience including vendor and systems integration sales roles and sales leadership positions. Before FirstWave, he held senior sales positions at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Optus, Dell and NetApp.

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