Tass Melissinos Joins WSO2 to Lead Business Growth in Australia and New Zealand

WSO2, the open source API-first integration company, today announced that Tass Melissinos has joined the company as the Vice President and General Manager for Australia and New Zealand. Tass brings over 25 years of enterprise sales experience, having worked for companies such as MobileIron Inc., CA Technologies, Tibco, Intel, and IBM. Based in Australia, Tass will head the adoption of WSO2 API Manager , WSO2 Enterprise Integrator, and WSO2 Identity Server as well as WSO2 technology solutions for industry verticals by enterprises in Australia, New Zealand, and the wider Oceania region.

“I look forward to working with this dedicated and passionate team across Australia and New Zealand, helping our customers through their digital journey by leveraging API-first lifecycles, microservices, and customer IAM (CIAM) security to deliver innovation that matters,” said Tass Melissinos, Vice President and General Manager for Australia and New Zealand, WSO2.

WSO2 has an established presence in Australia with an office in Sydney and the company has organized numerous industry events for C-suite executives, enterprise architects, and developers. Customers choose WSO2 for its broad, integrated platform and open source approach which gives enterprises the ability to develop, manage, and run applications without vendor lock-in.

“Over the past 15 years WSO2 has steadily grown to become the world’s largest open source integration company with customers in over 70 countries. Australia and New Zealand have always been key markets for us and we are thrilled to have Tass in the team. With his unique experience in the integration space and success in building regional business for software companies, he is the perfect leader to grow WSO2’s presence in Australia and New Zealand,” said Devaka Randeniya, Senior Vice President – Sales, WSO2.

Notable customers of WSO2 in Australia and New Zealand include Qantas, The Warehouse Group, Telstra, and Australian Catholic University amongst others. Within the banking and finance industry, several credit unions and large national banks in Australia use WSO2 Open Banking for Consumer Data Right compliance and open banking based digital banking initiatives.

– Ada Derena

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