Thom Hooker

Thom Hooker

Co-Founder & Director

Co-founder of SMX and a Director on the Board, Thom Hooker was previously also the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), responsible for the architecture of SMX’s cloud-based email security solution, as well as the hands-on management of product development and customer support.

Prior to founding SMX with Jesse Ball, Thom acquired a wealth of experience and knowledge working for companies including Telecom Xtra, Cable & Wireless, NTL, IBM, EDS, and Air New Zealand. Thom lead a development team to design the customised SMX email security solution, built from the ground up as a SaaS platform into which new capabilities and applications could easily be slotted.

With his involvement in architecting large-scale state-of-the-art IT systems, Thom's experience enables SMX to maintain its position as a leader in the messaging and data services market.