MOSES THANGASAMY

Principal (Sydney)

Moses has over 15 years of experience in business strategy and technology transformation.

At First Penny he focusses on building the Entrepreneur’s Fund, backing Australian technology companies that are poised for growth. You can also find him developing the capital and business strategies of clients in the firm’s advisory practice.

Moses has worked with some of Australia’s most successful startups. He joined Quantium in its early days as an analyst, working in the data science product and consulting practice for clients in insurance, telecommunications, banking and FMCG. Quantium has grown to have a global footprint with many Fortune 500 companies amongst its customers. He did the same at Ambiata, working closely with the founding team.

More recently, Moses has been a strategic advisor to executive and board teams, leveraging data science and AI insights to shape product, pricing, and customer strategies. He has lead teams of data scientists at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Insurance Australia Group, and the National Broadband Network.

Moses holds Economics and Actuarial Science degrees from Macquarie University, Australia and is an alumnus of Harvard Business School, having completed their Program for Leadership Development. On the weekend, you might find him on the water freediving, at his local church or reading company financials in a coffee shop. 

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