We are a multi-cultural group based in Manly by the beach and when we’re not working, we like to have fun.
Bjoern Schliebitz, Co-founder and Managing Director at PanthaCorp, is a technology visionary who shares a passion for innovative thinking and new digital technologies.
With a strong background in e-commerce, having held senior roles at Amazon.de and Amazon.com, he supported clients for a number of years as digital strategy consultant and project manager, including assignments at T-Online, BMW and GSI Commerce.
Bjoern’s entrepreneurial drive led him to found PanthaCorp where he currently looks after the day-to-day running of the business, strategic initiatives as well as the company’s R&D lab.
During his free time, he can be found at his preferred surfing spots in the waves of Manly, Narrabeen or Avalon.
See Bjoern’s detailed profile on LinkedIn.
Agnes Schliebitz-Ponthus, Co-founder & Head of Consulting and Technology at PanthaCorp, provides expertise in strategic technology consulting.
She has held a number of high profile IT consulting and management positions with a proven track-record of delivering large-scale international online projects, for a range of global businesses, including the world largest online retailer Amazon.com. At Amazon she led the teams that launched Amazon.fr and Amazon.ca in the role of Web Development Manager. Agnes is currently responsible for strategy consulting and technology at PanthaCorp.
In her free time, she is a passionate climber turned into a passionate surfer. You can spot her on the waves at the numerous Northern beaches surf spots, as well as on the walls of the Brookvale Rockhouse
See Agnes’s detailed profile on LinkedIn.
Simon Smith, Executive Director at Pantha Corporation, is an innovative C-level technology leader with experience in IT and Business.
Simon has held numerous CIO and Senior IT Executive positions for companies like News Ltd, Sydney Airport, Commsec & AAPT and Vividwireless. In these roles he has gained experience within a number of different industry verticals such as Media, Online/Digital strategy, Telecommunications, Finance, Consulting and Healthcare.
Currently, he is responsible for Business Development, account management and consulting at PanthaCorp.
His favourite place next to the office is the ocean, where he likes to participate in ocean swims.
See Simon’s detailed profile on LinkedIn.
Lorraine Pauls Longhurst, Technical Project Manager and Agile Coach at PanthaCorp, is a thought leader in the Agile Community.
She is a demanded speaker at agile venues and has been authoring expert-articles for the Agile-, CIO- and ComputerWorld Magazine. As a certified Project Manager (PMP) and ScrumMaster (CSM) she has over 10 years of experience managing Agile development. She has led product management teams at software companies (Workbrain) and led teams developing software across a variety of industries including Finance, Government (TNSW, DADHC) and Retail (Woolworths, Australia Post).
Lorraine is currently responsible for managing project teams and acting as an Agile coach working closely with both on-shore and off-shore resources.
When she isn’t working, Lorraine is always outside – either running by the beach, or bushwalking with her one year old on her back, taking full advantage of the Australian weather (she doesn’t miss the Canadian winters).
See Lorraine’s detailed profile on LinkedIn.
Get to know our Pantha family and check out all of our pictures on Flickr.