CyberHound provides the most sophisticated K12 learning enablement and cybersafety solutions.
CyberHound helps schools simply and flexibly optimise, secure and manage their internet services. We help students engage in digital learning and staff confidently use online resources without worrying about internet access, performance or reliability.
We simply improve school outcomes
We provide our customers with actionable intelligence to enhance visibility and insight into behavioural risks. We’re able to help capture issues such as cyberbullying, self-harm and predatory approaches.
Our solution provides our customers with the ability to get ahead and stay ahead – identifying threats before they escalate, managing costs before they balloon and enabling better decision making.
John Fison is responsible for the strategic development of CyberHound in Australia and overseas. John has led the company since 2005 and has overseen exponential growth in the domestic business as well as international expansion into Europe, Asia and the Americas. This includes a major deal to develop a custom solution for the Japanese market for Canon IT Solutions and a strategic partnership with Bloomberg. John has developed strategic alliances with industry giants such as HP, IBM,VMware, Symantec and ESET.
Prior to joining CyberHound, John built an IT solutions company in the UK into a A$125m business over 7 years, employing over 120 people. John won several prestigious awards in the UK for growth and entrepreneurship and was an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year winner in 2001 and latterly was selected as a judge for this program in the UK and more recently in Australia.
John is one of the first UK Chartered Directors and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Director of Finance
Ellen Pickett joined CyberHound in January 2009. Ellen is the custodian of the company’s financial affairs. Ellen ensures CyberHound’s regulatory, compliance and legal obligations are met as well as oversees the financial management and payroll of the organisation. Ellen works with a highly proficient and dedicated team to ensure the operations of CyberHound run seamlessly.
Prior to joining CyberHound, Ellen spent time in the financial arena of private, government and not-for profit sectors. Ellen has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) through Deakin University in Melbourne.
Director of Customer Services
Stephen leads the technical services and support team for CyberHound. Since joining the team over 8 years ago, he has overseen operations of the Business as well as been instrumental in improving the level of support our customers now enjoy.
Outside of work, Stephen enjoys cycling and triathlon events.
Head of Products
Adam Smith joined CyberHound in April 2012 as a Regional Manager. With 17 years experience in the IT industry Adam has been appointed as CyberHound’s Head of Products where his technical background is applied to evolving our security platform. Adam works closely with our development, technical support and sales teams, as well as our customers, applying a holistic approach to ensure we develop and implement the most advanced and reliable security solutions. Adam is also overseeing CyberHound’s expansion into international markets.
CyberHound was established in 1999 by a team sharing a common vision of helping schools embrace technology to better student opportunities and learning outcomes.
Our solution has grown with our customers and we’re able to assist schools by providing a unique solution to help enable use the internet as an effective and efficient learning tool. With hundreds of schools in Australia and internationally who use and trust this technology, our reputation is well established.
In 2016, we joined the Superloop Group (ASX:SLC), an independent provider of connectivity services, who design, construct and operate internet networks. Superloop’s vision is to be the most trusted enabler of connectivity and managed services in the Asia Pacific region.
With support and increased investment from Superloop, we continue to develop our unique technology to meet the growing challenges faced by schools and are committed to setting the benchmark in this area.