Meet our Leadership Team

Liam O'Keeffe


With 20 years experience delivering technology solutions for Silicon, Liam’s primary focus is to  drive innovation & growth, as well as constantly seeking and exploring partnership opportunities. He is an advocate for technology made simple  and has spoken at events on topics ranging from shadow IT to business continuity.

Liam is also an artist, father of 2, and avid skier, mountain biker and trail-runner when time allows.

Stacey Ross

Chief Client Officer

Stacey Ross has almost 2 decades of solution sales and client management experience with Silicon, and has an unparalleled understanding of the approach required to successfully enable clients with smart technology. She has particular expertise in cloud solution selling, Microsoft licensing, and enterprise infrastructure.

Stacey also enjoys exploring the great outdoors on foot, as well as being a netball and dance Mum.

Julian Bee

Chief Information Officer

Julian Bee drives strategy and innovation across  Silicon’s solution portfolio. He is a leading expert in Microsoft  technologies and uses these skills to develop effective cloud strategies and deployments for clients large and small.

Julian is an ultra-runner, craft beer enthusiast, and also runs a woodwork studio.

Hugo van Gorkom

Chief Technology Officer

Hugo van Gorkom is one of Silicon’s founding members, and has been instrumental in developing Silicon from a small PC builder in the early 1990s to a successful IT solutions provider, servicing clients nationwide. He has a wide ranging skill-set across cloud infrastructure, virtualisation and process improvement.

Hugo enjoys life in the fast lane, is a car enthusiast and has a passion for all things tech. 

David Stokes

Service Delivery Manager

David Stokes has over 18 years of engineering and IT services experience. He leads Silicon’s Service Delivery team and is focused on continuous improvement & delivering an exceptional client experience, through an  outcome-focused approach.

David is also a European car enthusiast, avid gym-goer, MMA junkie and intrepid traveller.  

Liz Dempster

Financial Controller

As a tax and accounting specialist, Liz Dempster brings experience in sound financial practice and structures as well as a cool head to the leadership team. She provides financial governance, advice and direction for Silicon and associated entities.

In her own time,Liz enjoys weekends with her family, is a wine enthusiast, and loves to travel.

To speak with one of our team, call us today on 04 499 4999.