Audata was founded by Keegan Bakker (Twitter, LinkedIn) in 2015, who still serves as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), as well as a Director of the Company. Today, Audata is governed by its Board of Directors, and managed by its Executive Team, who are listed below.
Keegan Bakker (Founder & CEO)
Keegan is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Audata. A self-taught coder and former radio presenter with experience working with Australia’s biggest media brands, Keegan first created Audata as a hobby project for he and his team at Fox FM (Melbourne) to use in 2015. However, the product spread like wildfire, and quickly established itself the industry standard across Australia & New Zealand. In 2019, Keegan made the decision to leave radio and move to leading Audata full time.
Keegan’s demonstrated passion for technology-driven innovation throughout his media career has found it’s true embodiment in Audata, where he continues to lead the company’s vision & help some of the worlds biggest media brands connect with their audiences in a media landscape that is changing more rapidly than ever before.
Adrian Brine (COO)
Adrian is Audata’s Chief Operating Officer. Adrian has previously served as a board member and advisor for Audata, and came onboard in a full time executive position in 2021. Before joining Audata, Adrian established a reputation as one Australia’s most respected radio programmers with Southern Cross Austereo (ASX: SXL), as both Content Director of Fox FM, Australia’s most listened-to radio station, and then as Assistant Head of the Hit Network. Adrian is also currently an MBA candidate.
You can download the executive bios for each member of our leadership team as a PDF document using the links below.