About Us

"We build unique hardware and network devices that are clean, elegant and simple, designed with one clear objective - minimizing latency."

Established in Australia in 2013, Exablaze is a global provider of ultra-low latency networking equipment with offices in Sydney (Australia), New York (USA), London (UK) and Shanghai (China). Exablaze primarily builds FPGA-based network devices which are targeted at a wide range of applications in financial trading, big data analytics, high-performance computing, telecommunications and datacenters.

As a designer and manufacturer of advanced network devices, Exablaze provides unrivalled speed, innovation, flexibility and programmability. The company's exceptional team of engineers is relied upon to help clients unlock ultra-low-latency performance. Exablaze products are deployed globally in latency-critical environments and provide clients with a uniquely competitive edge in highly competitive markets.

Management Team

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Greg Robinson

Chairman & Co-Founder

Greg Robinson

Chairman & Co-Founder

33 years industry experience, 12 years with the firm • Roles in trading, technology and development, quantitative research, stockbroking • Global and regional (APAC) experience • PhD, Physics

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Ian Heddle

Managing Director & Co-Founder

Ian Heddle

Managing Director & Co-Founder

32 years experience, 14 years with the firm. • Significant Financial Services experience on both buy-and sell-side. • Successful Quantitative Fund Manager. • BSc, MBA, CFA

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Dean Boyle

Chief Operating Officer

Dean Boyle

Chief Operating Officer

25 years experience, 11 years with the firm • Multi-country experience in Financial Services - settlement systems, operations, finance • General management responsibilities in large transport infrastructure group background

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Tak Sugahara

Managing Director - Global Sales

Tak Sugahara

Managing Director - Global Sales

34 years experience, 1 year with Exablaze • Senior global and regional roles with major Global Banks • Sales, Technology and Business Unit management roles in both US and APAC • BSc, Computer Science

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Matthew Chapman

Chief Scientist

Matthew Chapman

Chief Scientist

14 years experience, 11 with the firm • Wide-ranging technology and problem-solving brief • Blue-Sky and R&D projects / research • PhD, Computer Science

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Peter von Konigsmark

Director of Engineering

Peter von Konigsmark

Director of Engineering

17 years experience, 8 with the firm • Oversees Software, Firmware and Hardware groups • Significant client-facing presence • BEng (Hons)

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Matthew Grosvenor

Senior VP Technology

Matthew Grosvenor

Senior VP Technology

12 years experience, 5 with the firm • Significant speaking and client-facing profile • Responsible for marketing and support • Blue-Sky and R&D projects /research • PhD, Computer Science