Who is Bench?
Great marketing results go far beyond product or machine.
It stems from a group of individuals who understand the value of people. That is why our team is the heart of what we do and how we do it.
We’re a diverse bunch of hackers, tinkerers and technologists from all corners of the globe. Together, we live and breathe our core values of innovation, growth, courage and more importantly, keeping it real.
At the Helm
Anthony Fargeot General Manager
Anthony’s hands-on Digital Project Management experience shines through in his day-to-day leadership and vision at Bench. From grassroots level at Bench as Account Manager and then to Head of Client Services, Anthony now takes charge of key projects and systems to enhance our customer experience from the inside out, with his finger on the pulse across the business.
David Cameron Engineering Director
David is a passionate technology leader with a proven track record of delivering scalable cloud hosted solutions, as well as leading and transforming tech teams. Pioneering our proprietary tech with an in-house development team, David is always a step ahead in solutions and innovation.
Elliott Wong Finance Director
MBA graduate and a Chartered Accountant with over 12 years’ experience in financial management and corporate finance across the public and mid-market private sectors, Elliott leads the entire financial management function at Bench.
Esther Carlsen Commercial Director
Esther oversees the Performance and Client Management teams in the Australia/New Zealand region for Bench. Backed by her impressive experience as the AU leader of both a global adtech and martech company, her focus is enabling programmatic and delivering business outcomes for our clients. She combines this with a passion for leading, developing and empowering our high achieving client service teams.
Gil Snir Chief Commercial Officer
Gil holds over ten years’ of commercial leadership positions across technology, media and advertising, with his experience spanning all corners of the industry. His goal for Bench is ensuring the full process of digital media planning through to activation and analysis is easier and more effective for marketers.
Olga Goncharova Media Director
Backed by over a decade of media and marketing experience, Olga fearlessly helps Bench customers unlock the value of their audience data and forges strong partnerships with the world’s leading media tech providers and publishers. As a member of IAB’s ‘Ad Effectiveness Council’, Olga continuously shares her learnings with the media industry both in Australia and globally.
Ori Gold Chief Executive Officer
Ori’s extensive and hands-on experience spans internationally across both ad tech and martech. Frustrated by the lack of control and accessibility that the everyday marketer faced, he co-founded Bench. Together with the talented and forward-thinking team at Bench, Ori creatively strategizes ways to elevate client’s marketing, spearheading the company’s strategic and product vision.
Shai Luft Chief Operations Officer
Shai is a senior marketing executive with a fifteen-year track record of working for Australia’s largest ASX200-listed organisations. Leading the ever-evolving operations of Bench, Shai’s vision to empower marketers with agility and control to achieve the best value comes to life every day with increased success for Bench’s clients.