Meet Our Team
Daniel Kinross – Owner
Dan’s role is to manage the development of Fastcom as a recognised XaaS provider and this means handling a lot of the planning, design and testing. Dan gets great enjoyment from improving business processes and delivering hands on technical services to our client base as a whole. Dan states that continually making function and process improvement within the business is objectively better as a key way to keep good staff and make clients happy.
Client engagement is a massive part of his role. A lot of that effort is in strategic consulting to partners and enterprise clients, but another element is streamlining the technical and business process to reduce the cost of sales. Dan is an entrepreneur and technical guru both and the key enabler of Fastcom’s success through the automation of the technical process and by enabling customers to initiate Fastcom services.
Throw in some other proven capabilities like staff and vendor management, cost control, HR, acquisition and integration management, new service/product development and full P&L responsibility… well, that gets close to summing up Dan’s 8 years with Fastcom.
Dan leads by example. His desire is to know that he cares that the team are working hard, and happily provides flexibility to offset long hours worked. Family time is very important to him and doesn’t want to take that away from anyone else either.
Craig Allison – Sales Director
Craig is a natural problem solver, always keeping the client front of mind and central to the outcome. Craig always considers the strategic landscape, while building a tactical plan to deliver maximum benefit and value to customer by consistently meeting their needs every time.
His consultative approach coupled with his collaborate style ensures that good quality solutions are delivered. A continuous improvement focus, and innovation mind-set keeps Fastcom clients ahead of their competition. Flexible, adaptable and scalable solutions to adapt to their changing business needs, fast and with ease.
With broad market experience across many industries & sectors, and organisational types means that you get access to his valuable understanding of key business drivers, competitive pressures and threats, and the challenges that many businesses face each day. A key member of the commercial team is ready to add value to your business today.
Specialities: Networking and Unified Communications; Cloud and Hosted Services; Connectivity; Security and Threat Management; IT Managed Services; Backup, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery and Crisis Management.
Brent Addis – Senior Infrastructure & Security Engineer
Brent is an accomplished and Pre and Post sales Engineer backed by 20 years experience in the IT industry Ranging from customer support to designing and deploying a wide range of equipment into a wide range of complex corporate environments both in New Zealand and Overseas.
Specializing in 3g/4g access methods, Multicast network design, remote access, network and system security, communication protocols, messaging, directory services, network design and virtualisation.
Brent has proven experience with architecting and implementing in-depth security solutions across a variety of hardware including Palo Alto firewalls, Extreme Networks switching, IPTV solutions and 3g/4g customer access gateways.
Joining us with a wealth of demonstrated technical expertise and problem solving skills, Brent has the ability to communicate on all levels to ensure deadlines and client’s goals are achieved.