Our History

Founded in 1990, Fresh Computer Systems has grown to be Australia’s foremost supplier of software specific to the fresh produce industry, with over 100 sites throughout Australia and South East Asia.

Our software is delivered over the Web so you can access the tools you need from anywhere and at any time.

We can host our system for you on our cloud server or install our system on a server hosted by you.

Located at Rocklea in Brisbane, we have our finger on the pulse of the markets and your business.

Our highly regarded and experienced team of professionals is here to support you with expert advice 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

 

Meet the Team

Our people are the most important factor contributing to the success and reputation of our company. Together we have built long-standing relationships with our clients.

Jonathan Patterson

Managing Director

Jonathan Patterson

Managing Director

Jonathan Patterson is Managing Director of Fresh Computer Systems having founded the company in 1990 after starting work in the fresh produce industry in 1985.

Jonathan has a background in software development and the fresh produce industry spanning more than 30 years and holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Statistics and a Post Graduate Diploma in Data Processing.

Jonathan has experience in:

  • Sales
  • Financial Management
  • Account Management
  • Software Requirements Analysis
  • Design
  • Development
  • Testing
  • Training
  • Implementation
  • Consulting.

Eddie Leathers

General Manager

Eddie Leathers

General Manager

Eddie Leathers has been General Manager of Fresh Computer Systems since 2015 having started with the company in 2007.

Eddie has a background in Software Development spanning 25 years and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Mathematics.

Eddie has experience in:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Account Management
  • Project Management
  • Product Development
  • Software Requirements Analysis
  • Design
  • Development
  • Testing
  • Training
  • Implementation
  • Consulting.

Kerri Doyle

Office Manager

Kerri Doyle

Office Manager

Kerri Doyle is Office Manager at Fresh Computer Systems having started with the company in 1994.

Kerri has experience in:

  • Office Management
  • Accounting
  • Support.

Andrew Wilson

Sales Manager

Andrew Wilson

Sales Manager

Andrew Wilson is Sales Manager at Fresh Computer Systems having started with the company in 2001.

Andrew has a background in Information Technology Support spanning 25 years.

Andrew has experience in:

  • Sales
  • Support
  • Testing
  • Training
  • Implementation
  • Consulting.

Matthew Wasiak

Development Manager

Matthew Wasiak

Development Manager

Matthew Wasiak is Development Manager at Fresh Computer Systems having started with the company in 1996.

Matthew holds a Bachelor of Information Technology degree.

Matthew has experience in:

  • Software Requirements Analysis
  • Design
  • Development
  • Testing
  • Training
  • Implementation
  • Consulting.

Tim Daniell

Corporate Manager

Tim Daniell

Corporate Manager

Tim Daniell is Corporate Manager at Fresh Computer Systems having started with the company in 2002 following an earlier stint with the company from 1994 to 1996.

Tim has a background in Software Development and Database Administration spanning 22 years and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Computing.

Tim has experience in:

  • Systems Architecture
  • Database Administration
  • Software Methodologies
  • Design
  • Development
  • Testing
  • Implementation.

Jadon Smith

Network and Systems Manager

Jadon Smith

Network and Systems Manager

Jadon Smith is Network and Systems Manager at Fresh Computer Systems having started with the company in 1996.

Jadon holds a Bachelor of Information Technology degree.

Jadon has experience in:

  • Networking
  • Security
  • Systems Administration
  • Database Administration
  • Support
  • Software Development
  • Testing
  • Training
  • Implementation
  • Consulting.

Paul Sellick

Network and Systems Administrator

Paul Sellick

Network and Systems Administrator

Paul Sellick is a Network and Systems Administrator at Fresh Computer Systems having started with the company in 2017.

Paul has more than 15 years experience in providing risk assessments, service restorations and design recommendations for mission critical systems within the top tier of ISP’s within Australia.

Paul has experience in:

  • Networking
  • Security
  • Systems Administration
  • Systems Design and Deployment
  • Patch Management
  • Design Risk Assessment
  • Root Cause Data Analysis
  • Incident Management.

William Smith

Client Services Consultant

William Smith

Client Services Consultant

William Smith is a Client Services Consultant at Fresh Computer Systems having started with the company in 1998.

William holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology.

William has experience in:

  • Software Development
  • Support
  • Testing
  • Training
  • Implementation
  • Consulting.

Steven Pickersgill

Client Services Consultant

Steven Pickersgill

Client Services Consultant

Steven Pickersgill is a Client Services Consultant at Fresh Computer Systems having started with the company in 2006 and has been involved in the fresh produce industry since 1981.

Steven has a background in Software Development and Support spanning 35 years and holds a Certificate in Industrial Engineering.

Steven has experience in:

  • Software Support
  • Testing
  • Training
  • Implementation
  • Consulting.

Emma Prentice

Client Services Consultant

Emma Prentice

Client Services Consultant

Emma Prentice is a Client Services Consultant at Fresh Computer Systems having started with the company in 2016.

Emma holds a Bachelor of Communication degree and has a background in the hospitality industry as well as having worked in a contact centre.

Emma has experience in:

  • Software Support
  • Testing
  • Training
  • Implementation
  • Consulting.

Ryan Vincent

Client Services Consultant

Ryan Vincent

Client Services Consultant

Ryan Vincent is a Client Services Consultant at Fresh Computer Systems having started with the company in 2017.

Ryan holds a Bachelor of Psychology with Honours and a Certificate III in Information Technology with a background in Information Technology Support, Customer Service and Academic Tuition.

Ryan has experience in:

  • Software Support
  • Troubleshooting
  • Testing
  • Training
  • Tuition
  • Implementation
  • Process Improvement.

Esmé Bredenhann

Client Services Consultant

Esmé Bredenhann

Client Services Consultant

Esmé Bredenhann is a Client Services Consultant at Fresh Computer Systems having started with the company in 2017.

Esmé brings exceptional service delivery and support skills to the company with more than 15 years experience in Information Technology Support, Customer Service, Training and Systems Administration spanning the oil and gas, and telecommunications industries.

Esmé has experience in:

  • Software Support
  • Troubleshooting
  • Testing
  • Training
  • Process Improvement
  • Systems Administration.

Stanley Zhang

Senior Software Developer

Stanley Zhang

Senior Software Developer

Stanley Zhang is a Senior Software Developer at Fresh Computer Systems having started with the company in 2007.

Stanley has a background in Software Development spanning 11 years and holds a Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology degree and a Masters in Information Systems.

Stanley has experience in:

  • Project Management
  • Software Requirements Analysis
  • Design
  • Development
  • Testing
  • Implementation.

Wayne Stone

Senior Software Developer

Wayne Stone

Senior Software Developer

Wayne Stone is a Senior Software Developer at Fresh Computer Systems having started with the company in 2009.

Wayne has a background in Software Development spanning 25 years and holds a Bachelor of Information Technology.

Wayne has experience in:

  • Software Requirements Analysis
  • Design
  • Development
  • Testing
  • Implementation.

Ralph Scarpato

Senior Software Developer

Ralph Scarpato

Senior Software Developer

Ralph Scarpato is a Senior Software Developer at Fresh Computer Systems having started with the company in 2013.

Ralph has a background in Software Development spanning 34 years and holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree in Electronics and Communications.

Ralph has experience in:

  • Software Requirements Analysis
  • Design
  • Development
  • Testing
  • Implementation.

Glenda Wan

Software Developer

Glenda Wan

Software Developer

Glenda Wan is a Software Developer at Fresh Computer Systems having started with the company in 2013.

Glenda has a background in Software Development spanning 20 years and holds a Bachelor of Technology degree with Honours in Computer Science and Engineering.

Glenda has experience in:

  • Software Requirements Analysis
  • Design
  • Development
  • Testing
  • Implementation.

Cathie Lambert

Test Lead

Cathie Lambert

Test Lead

Cathie Lambert is a Test Lead at Fresh Computer Systems having started with the company in 2015.

Cathie has a background in software testing and teaching spanning 28 years and holds a Bachelor of Information Technology degree as well as a Diploma of Teaching.

Cathie has experience in:

  • Test Planning
  • Management
  • Execution.

Simon Ng

Senior Software Developer

Simon Ng

Senior Software Developer

Simon Ng is a Senior Software Developer at Fresh Computer Systems having started with the company in 2016.

Simon has a background in Software Development spanning 19 years and holds a Bachelor of Business degree with Honours in Accounting.

Simon has experience in:

  • Software Requirements Analysis
  • Design
  • Development
  • Testing
  • Implementation.

Francisco Cifuentes

Senior Software Developer

Francisco Cifuentes

Senior Software Developer

Francisco Cifuentes is a Senior Software Developer at Fresh Computer Systems having started with the company in 2016.

Francisco has a background in Software Development spanning 15 years and holds a Bachelor degree in Systems Engineering and Computer Science.

Francisco has experience in:

  • Software Requirements Analysis
  • Design
  • Development
  • Testing
  • Implementation.

Rob Fitton

Senior Software Developer

Rob Fitton

Senior Software Developer

Rob Fitton is a Senior Software Developer at Gilmore Resources having started with Fresh Computer Systems on contract in 2015.

Rob has a background in Software Development spanning 25 years and holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree with Honours in Computer Systems Engineering.

Rob has experience in:

  • Software Requirements Analysis
  • Design
  • Development
  • Testing
  • Implementation.