Subhash Challa

Executive Chairman & CEO

Subhash founded SenSen Networks in 2007 as a spin-off from the University of Technology Sydney where he was Professor of Computer Systems. Subhash is a world-leading authority in data science specialising in the analysis of video and sensor data with a focus on solving everyday business problems.

Born and raised in Hyderabad, India, Subhash was a visiting scholar at Harvard University (1997) and Tan-Chin Tau fellow at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore (2003). Between 2007-2011, he was a Professor at National ICT Australia and University of Melbourne, and the author of the reference text "Fundamentals of Object Tracking" published by Cambridge University Press.

Subhash left his successful career in academia to join SenSen full-time as CEO in January 2012. He has led the development of the company's Video-IoT platform SenDISA and pioneered applications in diverse market segments. Under his leadership, the company has grown to 30 engineers and marketing/sales executives with customers in overseas markets including Singapore, India, Europe, UAE and Canada.

David Smith

Executive Director & Company Secretary

David was previously an investment banker with more than 15 years experience,  working in both the capital markets and M & A globally, having worked at JPMorgan Chase, Ord Minnett and BBY Limited. He was regularly ranked as one of the Top 10 Australian Investment Bankers in annual surveys, and raised more than $4 billion for corporate clients. With an extensive background in advising companies across all sectors, including technology, industrials and resources, David has been integrally involved in the evolution of numerous emerging companies into multi-billion dollar enterprises.

David is a Non-Executive Director of RAW Capital Partners Holdings Limited, a UK based, international asset management business and a Non- Executive director of South Western Wireless, an emerging Australian telecommunications company.

David completed his B Econ from the University of Sydney and a Dip Mgmt ‐ Exec MBA from Australian Graduate School of Management, Sydney.

Zenon Pasieczny


Zenon is an experienced venture capital investor screening 300+ deals annually and investing in only a handful. He backed SenSen for its outstanding potential as an Australian technology company with innovative and IP-driven solutions, helping it grow from an R&D focused start-up to a globally respected industry leader.

Zenon is closely involved in SenSen's strategic marketing and delivery of global communication messages to clients, partners and the media.

Zenon Pasieczny is Director of venture capital firm Saphet Capital Management and Managing Director of The House Family Office providing strategic and commercial advice to a select global client list.

Zenon completed his MBA from Maastricht School of Management, (The Netherlands) with a distinction in International Business.



Jason is the CEO of Nexpaq, an IoT platform and consumer device business, and a Company Director and former CEO of Speedshield Technologies.

As a CEO, Jason led Speedshield from from a loss-making business into a consistent $1M EBIT performer. Jason is a Dean's scholar of Computer Science at (Monash University) with a keen sense and passion for IoT and data inside businesses with a unique data proposition.

He brings a unique blend of high technical skill and business acumen with proven experience in setting up and operating businesses in Australia, China and the US.