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Management Team

Sean Senvirtne

Sean Senvirtne  

Founder & Managing Director

Sean is the founder and CEO of MyDeal, and since inception has led the organisation to over $103m Gross Transaction Value in FY2020.

Prior to MyDeal, Sean ran several other online businesses including an online directory for restaurants, bars and nightclubs.

Sean was named Business Leader of the Year at the Optus My Business Awards in 2016, as well as being named a finalist for Young Executive of the Year by The CEO Magazine.

Joshua Mangan

Joshua Mangan  

Chief Operations Officer

Joshua was previously the COO at Flippa where he was responsible for leading cross functional teams across 3 continents.

Prior to Flippa, Joshua was the COO/CFO of the SitePoint Group of companies which comprises a number of tech companies including SitePoint, Flippa and previously 99designs.

Prior to moving to industry, Joshua spent over 5 years at BDO Australia (formerly PKF Chartered Accountants) specialising in corporate recovery and insolvency matters. Joshua holds a Bachelor of Commerce from La Trobe University and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand.

Lachlan Freeman  

Chief Financial Officer

Lachlan has over 14 years' finance experience and prior to joining MyDeal, held senior finance positions at PwC, DuluxGroup, IE Digital and most recently with Nissan Financial Services as CFO.

Lachlan is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Master of Applied Finance (Macquarie University) and a combined Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Commerce (Deakin University).

Lachlan brings to the Company a wealth of experience in leading teams to improved financial performance, heightened productivity and enhanced risk management.

Dean Ramler

Dean Ramler  

Chief Merchandising Officer

Dean co-founded Milan Direct in 2006, which was Australia’s largest pure play online retailer of furniture prior to its acquisition by Temple & Webster in 2015. Dean was part of the executive team at Temple & Webster and managed the Milan Direct business and established the private label and import functions which did not exist at Temple & Webster prior to the Milan Direct acquisition.

Prior to Milan Direct, Dean worked in the family furniture business which goes back three generations, with Dean’s grandfather setting up a local furniture manufacturing factory in Melbourne in the 1950s. Dean grew up working in the family’s furniture retail stores and getting a hands on education in the furniture workshops with his dad and grandfather.

Dean holds a Bachelor of Business Marketing and Bachelor of Business Management from Monash University.

Ryan Gracie  

Chief Marketing Officer

Ryan is a senior media, marketing and retail executive with over 25 years’ experience. Following roles as General Manager of the WIN Radio network and Head of Digital for APN News & Media, Ryan moved to Melbourne to lead Digital Marketing at high profile retailer, JB Hi-Fi for 4 years.

After a stint as Global Marketing Director at toy and sporting goods manufacturer, Funtastic, Ryan was appointed Chief Marketing officer of, part of the senior management team that delivered significant growth for the business and subsequent sale to Wesfarmers.

Ryan holds a Master of Management from the University of Wollongong and was named in the top 50 Australian CMOs of 2018, 2019, 2020.

Kate Dockery

Kate Dockery  

Chief Product Officer

Kate is a founding member of MyDeal and has been involved in many aspects of the business including operations, customer service and product. Since 2017, Kate has focussed solely on product management, and has played a critical role in the development of MyDeal’s proprietary technology including integrations / connections with e-commerce platforms and channel partners.

Kate has a Bachelor of Arts (Media & Communications) from Swinburne University of Technology.

Pankaj Sharma

Pankaj Sharma  

Head of Technology

Pankaj joined MyDeal in 2016 and has over 12 years of software engineering experience, primarily focussed on Microsoft web technologies. Prior to working at MyDeal, Pankaj worked as a consultant at Global Logic where he was responsible for delivering web based solutions and features for large US based clients.

Pankaj holds a Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) from Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University.

Kevin Nanda

Kevin Nanda  

Financial Controller

Kevin joined MyDeal in 2014 and has over 7 years’ experience in accounting and finance.

Kevin is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA), and holds a Masters of Applied Finance and a Bachelor of Commerce from Monash University.

John Barkle

John Barkle  

Marketing Manager

John joined MyDeal in 2016 and has over 10 years’ experience in the media and advertising industry. Prior to joining MyDeal, John worked for Dentsu Aegis Network agency Columbus as a Performance Executive working on government, education and retail clients.