Meet the founders
About our founding team
Shane Allison, CEO & Co-Founder
An experienced communications consultant, entrepreneur and leader, Shane is responsible for feature design and client management for Public Address.
Prior to founding Public Address Shane held a number of senior communications roles, including, most recently, Client Services Director at Sefiani Communications Group.
Recognised as the PR Professional of the Year at Mumbrella’s CommsConn Awards and one of Australia’s Top 100 Future Leaders by the Australian Financial Review, Shane is also the NSW President of the Public Relations Institute of Australia.
Thomas Mitchell, Co-Founder
An experienced web developer, entrepreneur and systems architect.
Prior to founding Public Address, Tom led development at a number of startups, including most recently as the Managing Director and CTO at HunchBuzz.
NZ Young IT Professional of the Year 2016, Tom is a co-founder of HunchBuzz, Thumbtack Consulting and a board member of NZ Rise, a not-for-profit working to strengthen New Zealand’s IT community.