Our Team

Meet the Intelligent People behind Ryvuss.

Ajay Bhatia

Ajay Bhatia

Chief Product & Information Officer

As the former Product & Technology Director at Fairfax Digital, where he held several technical and commercial leadership positions during his 5 year tenure, Ajay is currently the Chief Product & Information Officer at Carsales.com LTD (ASX TOP 100 company).

With more than 16 years of experience in Technology, Ajay holds a Bachelor degree in Engineering and a Masters in Management from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Michael Ridgway

Michael Ridgway

Vice President of Engineering

Vice President of Engineering, Michael is the founding member of the Ryvuss team and has led the development of the Ryvuss Search and Recommendation products for the past 4 years.

With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Michael is a respected and accomplished leader, manager and mentor, comfortable with running technical teams of any size and complexity.

Michael holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Science from RMIT and has been exposed to numerous technical and management roles including Retail Development Manager, Mobile Team Leader, Retail Solution Architect and Senior Software Engineer.

Scott Clements

Scott Clements

Quality Assurance Manager

With a Bachelor’s degree of Honours in Software Engineering from Monash University, Scott is an experienced Software Engineer and developer, with more than 10 years in Software Quality Assurance.

During his time at Carsales, Scott has worked his way through the ranks from Quality Assurance Team Leader to Manager, driven by his unwavering passion for quality, commitment to providing a positive customer experience and leading the way in producing class products.

Rohan Miller

Rohan Miller

Senior Designer

Rohan has a passion for user experience design and has led the way in developing a simple communication strategy for a broad range of Ryvuss applications and products.

With over 15 years of design-related experience in areas such as brand identity, creative strategy, advertising and website design, Rohan is passionate about exciting, clean and useful solutions and understanding a product to create the best user experience.

Khan Thompson

Khan Thompson

Senior Software Engineer

Khan’s appetite for conquering large complex problems may have led him to believe that he is - at the very least - a spiritual, if not an actual descendant of the great Khan.

Having been involved with the evolution of Ryvuss from the very beginning, Khan has only single-handedly built one of the most trafficked web services in Australia. Oh, and he’s also taken some time out to coach other software teams and lead a battalion of code quality fanatics rampaging through ranks of unsuspecting developers.

Don Buchanan

Don Buchanan

Senior Software Engineer

Having joined the Ryvuss team in mid 2013, Don has already made a huge contribution to Ryvuss, redeveloping key aspects of the product and making them faster and more accurate.

Throughout his career, Don has been exposed to a myriad of mobile and web-related projects within small and large organizations and has always been committed and focused on producing exceptional outcomes.

Itamar Amith

Itamar Amith

Senior Software Engineer

Itamar specialises in advanced computational mathematics and problem solving, focusing on optimisation of high performance real-time applications.

Graduating with a BSc (Honours) in Mathematics and an MSc in Computer Science, both from the University of Auckland, Itamar’s background is in developing and implementing financial solutions with complex algorithms over large datasets.