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Recruitment coup for former tech guru from Bigcommerce, Atlassian joins the team

  • Internationally renowned tech expert joins
  • Recruited from Bigcommerce and Atlassian
  • Key appointment part of’s aggressive growth strategy to make Australia’s No.1 comparison website
Ted Tencza

One of Australia’s biggest comparison websites is celebrating a recruitment coup, following the appointment of internationally renowned IT expert Ted Tencza for the newly created role of Head of Technology and Design.

Mr Tencza joins the Sydney-based team after successful stints as Director of Engineering at e-commerce powerhouse Bigcommerce and Senior Development Manager at leading local technology company Atlassian.

Fred Schebesta, Director at, said Mr Tencza’s appointment was part of an aggressive growth strategy for the business.

“Ted brings a wealth of technological experience, having refined his career at two of the biggest start-ups in Australia and the US.

“Employees will be able to grow and learn from him and with that expertise, we aim to become the number one comparison site in the country,” he said.

Mr Tencza said’s inclusive approach towards its employees was one of the key attractions for taking on the role.

“ genuinely cares for their employees and their careers and wants them to enjoy the success and growth the company achieves,” said Mr Tencza.

“A company that wants to grow alongside its employees is a rarity – that really impressed me and I want to be a part of that.

“I really believe is the next big Australian success story and I’m ready to take the company to the number one spot.”

Mr Tencza will start with on Monday, March 17, 2014 and will be based in Sydney.


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Our free service is 100% independently-owned by two Australians: Fred Schebesta and Frank Restuccia. Since launching in 2006, we’ve helped our users make more than 17 million decisions.

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