About Spidertracks

We're a passionate team dedicated to making the aviation community a safer place to live and operate in.

WHERE WE BEGAN

The idea for Spidertracks took root in 2005, when a high-profile New Zealander crashed his helicopter and couldn’t be found for two full weeks. Why, thought a group of creative brains interested in aviation, wasn’t there a better and more affordable way to locate downed aircraft?
Not long after, the first Spider made its way into the world. It became clear that we’d tapped into something the market needed — and since that day in early 2007, Spidertracks has grown into a globally recognised brand synonymous with quality, value, and a fierce dedication to our customers. We have customers in over 100 countries and established a local presence in the United States, Canada, Asia Pacific, and Africa all while continuing to make our products right here in New Zealand and saving lives in the process.
Our mission has evolved from its original state — to increase the safety and operational efficiency of aviation businesses and their people — to represent the important position we’ve assumed in the industry as a pioneer of innovation and affordable safety solutions.

MEET THE TEAM

We’ve made it a priority to build a diverse team of driven, talented professionals from all backgrounds. The Spidertracks crew come from all walks of life, but we have one thing in common: each of us is passionate about solving problems for our customers.

Andrew McKibbin

Senior Software Engineer

Angus Falloon

Product Manager

Arun Jayasree

Java Developer

Bruce Xie

Senior DevOps Engineer

Carlos Rodriguez

Customer Experience Manager

Claire Bond

Executive Assistant

Cole Diffin

Technical Lead

Daniela Naidu

Sales Engineer

Dave Blackwell

Chief Executive Officer

David Williamson

Hardware Project Lead

Dong Lin

Senior iOS Developer

Giri Giridharan

Chief Financial Officer

Helen King

Customer Experience Agent

Igor Khripunov

Senior Software Engineer

Katrina Agnew

Accounts Manager

Keir Brown

Regional Sales Director - Australasia

Nadine Strydom

Customer Experience Agent

Matthew Huck

Embedded Engineer

Matt Palmer

Digital Marketing Manager

Kodey Bogart

Regional Sales Director - Eastern USA

Petr Svobodnik

Android Developer

Pieter Cronje

Regional Sales Director - Africa and Europe

Prasanna Kumaresan

Senior Automation Engineer & Scrum Master

Randy Langefeld

Customer Success Director

Tim Lynskey

Global Sales Director

Steve Whitaker

COO

Sean Tindale

CTO

Ricardo Orea

Regional Sales Director - Mexico and Western USA

Travis Scott

Embedded Engineer

Valerie Pospodinis

Regional Sales Director - Canada

William Ma

Test Engineer

Yvette Sanders

Supply Chain Manager

Zandri Banks

Marketing & Comms Manager

Andrew McKibbin

Senior Software Engineer

Angus Falloon

Product Manager

Arun Jayasree

Java Developer

Bruce Xie

Senior DevOps Engineer

Carlos Rodriguez

Customer Experience Manager

Claire Bond

Executive Assistant

Cole Diffin

Technical Lead

Daniela Naidu

Sales Engineer

Dave Blackwell

Chief Executive Officer

David Williamson

Hardware Project Lead

Dong Lin

Senior iOS Developer

Giri Giridharan

Chief Financial Officer

Helen King

Customer Experience Agent

Igor Khripunov

Senior Software Engineer

Katrina Agnew

Accounts Manager

Keir Brown

Regional Sales Director - Australasia

Kodey Bogart

Regional Sales Director - Eastern USA

Matt Palmer

Digital Marketing Manager

Matthew Huck

Embedded Engineer

Nadine Strydom

Customer Experience Agent

Petr Svobodnik

Android Developer

Pieter Cronje

Regional Sales Director - Africa and Europe

Prasanna Kumaresan

Senior Automation Engineer & Scrum Master

Randy Langefeld

Customer Success Director

Ricardo Orea

Regional Sales Director - Mexico and Western USA

Sean Tindale

CTO

Steve Whitaker

COO

Tim Lynskey

Global Sales Director

Travis Scott

Embedded Engineer

Valerie Pospodinis

Regional Sales Director - Canada

William Ma

Test Engineer

Yvette Sanders

Supply Chain Manager

Zandri Banks

Marketing & Comms Manager

WHERE ARE WE NOW?

Going strong for 
12 years

Operations in over
100 countries

More than 8.5 million
flight hours tracked

38 employees
from all over the world

Industry-Leading
customer satisfaction

Tracking over 6,000 aircraft every day

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