We exist to innovate and enrich the user experience

We build technology for large-scale business-to-consumer and business-to-business applications with incredible user experiences. We work with a wide range of companies, acting as a strategic partner for startups via the Genius Tech Fund through to servicing some of the biggest brands in sports and entertainment. With our head office located in Melbourne and staff in London, Jaipur, Warsaw, Manila and Tel Aviv, our group is growing rapidly around the globe and is strategically positioned to take advantage of new opportunities in the tech and data sectors. We give users experiences that they have never had before.

Executive Team

Nathan Rothschild

Jared Hopping

Brett Cosgriff

Leon Goldberg

Anthony Charles

Lee Richardson

Nathan Rothschild

Co-founder and Partner

The Ultimate Strategist. With degrees in commerce and science (majoring in mathematics and statistics), Nathan gained experience in private wealth management prior to founding various start-ups in the online and consumer engagement industries. Known for thinking outside the box, Nathan’s ability to formulate a strategic plan to take an idea to market and then trigger rapid growth has seen him speak to audiences all over the world. In his spare time Nathan is an avid Carlton Football club supporter in the AFL and enjoys sampling different cuisines as part of his travels.

Jared Hopping

Co-founder and Partner

The Product Genius. Jared has an immense passion for thinking of, creating, building and scaling businesses through technology. With a unique ability to conceptualise ideas and know the exact process in order to bring them to life, Jared is the man you want designing, creating and marketing a product for global impact. With a Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in economics and human resource management), Jared helped drive and grow the Genius Tech Group from just a handful of staff to more than 40 across six countries in a very short period. His unique understanding of scaling businesses and technology across multiple cultures and industries has led to many startups requesting advice from this 30 Under 30 finalist.

Brett Cosgriff

Co-founder and Partner

The Creative Flair. Brett has an eye for detail and a remarkable ability to create and enhance existing products. A love for Lego as a child paved the way for a passion in building and developing technology. With a degree in Communications (Media), Brett has a focus on data analysis and content creation. Whether it is providing a light-bulb moment that can change the shape of a product or a completely original idea, Brett’s creativity has seen him add significant value to a number of products delivered under the Genius umbrella.

Leon Goldberg

Non-executive chair

The wise head. With over 30 years of venture capital experience and having held a wide range of leadership/senior roles in both the profit and not for profit sectors, Leon’s experience is instrumental in harnessing the creative potential of the Genius Tech Group. His insight has proved greatly beneficial when structuring deals, ensuring an outstanding outcome for all parties.

Anthony Charles

Executive Director

Over the last 30 years Anthony has guided the communications and commercial rights strategies of some of Australia's largest brands including Cricket Australia, the AFL, NRL, MCC and many others. Most recently, Anthony was Group Managing Director, rights management, sponsorship and production at Aegis Media after being with the combined group for over 13 years. During that period Anthony founded Stadia Media, Australia's largest sports advertising business, for Mitchell & Partners (now Dentsu Aegis). Over this time, Anthony also had responsibility for acquisition integration as well as a number of business start-ups. Anthony has wide experience and contacts in the media strategy, buying and advertising areas. Anthony has a Bachelor of Business, Marketing from Monash University. Anthony maintains an active involvement in community and has been a Board Member of the Alfred Foundation at the Alfred Hospital since that organisations inception in 1995.

Lee Richardson

International Development Director

The International Guru. A GM-trained engineer, Lee has held senior marketing roles with Hertz in both UK and Europe. Former marketing director, British Horseracing Board, Lee has also held C-level roles with Tote Direct, Coral-Eurobet plc, Chartwell Games International, Boylesports and ONEworks. MBA from Strathclyde and Fellow of the UK Chartered Institute of Marketing. Lee is our International Development Director and brings great experience and enthusiasm to our international expansion.

Management Team

James Rate

Leo Lam

Ravi Pareek

Ritesh Raj

Vicky Fernandez

James Rate

Genius Operations Manager

The Perfectionist. With an eye for detail and a penchant for accuracy, James ensures that we deliver on one of the key foundations of our business – data integrity. James began with the business straight out of high school and has seen it grow immensely during his time. He has willingly taken on a wide variety of roles and now heads up operations. His youthful exuberance and fun-loving nature play a big part in the office culture and keep his fellow team members young. James’ work ethic is second-to-none and his commitment is invaluable to the success of the business.

Leo Lam

Genius Information Officer

The Chief Architect. Leo is the planner and architect with over 15 years of development experience and a passion for turning visions into reality. Having implemented solutions in defence, digital marketing and business intelligence, Leo brings with him a wealth of software engineering management and cloud infrastructure skills to lead the technological drive at the Genius Tech Group. His areas of interests include cloud services, data science and artificial intelligence research.

Ravi Pareek

Genius Development Manager

A Real Tech Genius. Ravi is a web application developer with over 10 years of experience. He received his masters of computer applications with Honours from the University of Rajasthan and is an IBM certified application developer, proficient in an extensive range of development languages and techniques.
Ravi was offered a role as software engineer by Google in 2007 but elected to stay in his hometown of Jaipur, experimenting with his own projects and gaining experience in a wide range of enterprise level projects including ERP, Accounting Solutions and Complex Finance Solutions. Ravi has been with the Genius Tech Group since its inception and continues to lead our technical innovation. Ravi is a driving force behind our success and prides himself on his continual research of cutting edge technology and commitment to professional development.

Ritesh Raj

Genius Senior Developer

The Dynamic Developer. Development is Ritesh's passion and he loves a challenge, with a focus on applying new technology to Genius products. Ritesh has developed a strong knowledge of sports data and database management, and utilises a range of development languages and techniques in his daily activities to ensure the smooth operation of our products. Ritesh has a Bachelor of Technology (majoring in Computer Science), and has over 5 years of experience in software development.
As part of his contribution over different phases of development, Ritesh works with several teams in our Jaipur office. In his spare time, Ritesh is a fanatical driver and don't be surprised to see him doing laps of Formula One in the future.

Vicky Fernandez

Genius Administration Manager

Our very own Superwoman! Vicky's deep knowledge of business processes and data organisation has enabled her to excel in her role as Administration Manager within our group. She has a background in education which helps us teach and induct new members across our growing global team. Vicky continually strives for perfection and is adored by her two children.

Locations

London

Warsaw

Tel Aviv

3.20 pm

Jaipur

6.50 am

Manila

9.20 pm

Melbourne

London
Warsaw
Tel Aviv
Jaipur
Manila
Melbourne