Leadership Team

Remo Barducci

Co-Chief Executive Officer

Remo has had over 30 years of experience within the retail, market research, and supply chain industries. Originally spending 5 years at Woolworths working on a management cadetship, Remo gained experience in all departments across the Supermarket group.

Remo then moved to the world’s largest market research company, Nielsen. At Nielsen, Remo was part of the retailer services group who serviced Australia’s largest retailers with category management tools with a particular focus on
data analytics and space planning.

In 2002, Remo was one of the original founders who setup V Net’s operation in Australia. Remo also was responsible for the opening of additional offices in Japan, China and now the USA and is currently the company’s CEO and a member of the Board.

Tony Bugge

Co-Chief Executive Officer

Tony and his team are impassioned in helping V Net’s client base through powering smart supply chains. 

Prior to joining V Net, Tony held senior management positions in retail. In his 17-year tenure at Coles Myer Ltd, Tony held positions in finance, supply chain, strategy, technology, and merchandise. In his last role at Coles Liquor, as Head of the Wine division, Tony was accountable for Sales of $1B and gross margin of $320M.

Tony holds an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management (University of NSW and Sydney) and is a Board member of V Net.

Carter McNabb

Executive Director 

Carter is a Board Member and Executive Director of V Net Solutions. He has 25 years’ experience in executive leadership, supply chain advisory and technology, culture/capability development and business development/marketing. Carter previously was Managing Director Strategy & Consulting, Supply Chain & Operations, at Accenture following GRA Supply Chain’s acquisition in early 2021. Prior to Accenture, Carter was a founding partner of GRA Supply Chain Pty Ltd and took the business from start-up to scale-up to sale & integration. GRA was ANZ’s leading Supply Chain Advisory firm focussing on Supply Chain Strategy, Planning & Execution with 24-year history, a team of 60+ professionals, offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane & Canberra and a Blue-Chip client base. Carter lectured in Supply Chain at Monash University at the Master’s Level and has had frequent high-profile public speaking events, press quotes and published articles throughout his career.

Carter is also a Systems Intervention Coach, on the National Leader Body of the Mankind Project Australia, a Board Member of Island of Men (IoM) and recently launched a mentoring service for young men called “That Guy” with his son Campbell. “That Guy” aspires to light up young men’s lives by providing inspirational and aspirational companionship, advocacy and support on the journey from boyhood to young man. 

Sanjeev Balasubramaniam

Global Head, Business
Development and Innovation

Sanjeev has over 30 years of experience within the retail and supply chain industries, both locally and working with companies across Asia, EMEA and the US. During the first 11 years of his career, Sanjeev gained experience in Operations, Online, Technology, Marketing, Supply Chain and Merchandise roles within the Coles Myer group.

Having obtained his MBA from MGSM, Sanjeev leads Business Development and Innovation for V Net, developing partnerships with key local and global retailers and vendors across industries as varied as grocery, consumer electronics, entertainment and fashion.

Sanjeev looks forward to innovating cutting-edge Supply Chain solutions with new and existing partners.


Leisa Irving

General Manager            Customer Success

Leisa has had close to 30 years of experience within the retail, market research and supply chain industries. She started her career in the early ’90s at Nielsen, the world’s largest market research company. Through Nielsen, Leisa gained hands-on experience across multiple areas of the business including Software Support, Training and Development, Marketing, Data Agency and People Management. Developing strategic relationships with many of the Top FMCG clients including Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer and Cadbury Schweppes through software and data analytics training took Leisa across many states in Australia.

Since joining V Net in 2005 Leisa has held customer and people management roles. In 2018, she moved to the General Manager, Retail Services position, managing our Business Analyst teams and working across our key strategic retailers and suppliers.

Leisa’s passion lies with training, developing and mentoring others to reach their potential, inspiring a culture of engagement, collaboration and fun.

Shendong Wang

Head of Technology

Shendong has over 20 years of experience in the supply chain and financial industry. He oversees the development of technology platforms and all aspects of solutions. He has been personally involved in digital products from early stages to scaling and maturity. He has a strong understanding of full-stack modern development practices and experience in project management to ensure timely delivery. He is an effective leader and team player and knows how to build and manage onshore and offshore engineering teams.


Jodie Burke

Finance Manager

Jodie has over 25 years experience in senior financial and leadership roles across a range of businesses. 

Joining V Net in July 2021 as the Commercial Finance Manager, Jodie leads the finance function. She is responsible for the delivery of the Company’s statutory reporting obligations, internal control procedures, treasury management, and delivering accurate and timely management information.

Jodie is a CPA and graduated from the University of Western Sydney with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting.


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