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No one disconnected

balance profit with purpose

At Lokket, we balance profit with purpose to build equitable positive impact to our community, environment, customers and employees.

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Our mission

To build systems that promote equitable access to the internet, inclusiveness, community participation and set the conditions for people to be successful in achieving economic prosperity.

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Designed differently, on purpose

We do everything differently.
We invest more in the experience we provide while still keeping it affordable. We're not limited by technology.  We love to collaborate, partner and be transparent. We know we can't do this alone, we certainly don't know everything and are always willing to learn how we can improve every day. 

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If you're going to change the game, you need a game changing team.

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Meet George, our C.E.O and Co-Founder.

I was born on a very small island and at the age of 7 got lucky and moved to the largest island on earth. In school I got to run a fancy thing called a BBS that had 3 lines (OMG) and loved my Atari and Commodore64, I still miss them.

Forward a few years and I’ve been fortunate to have traveled the world making amazing friends and working for some of the world's largest internet service companies. I may have also climbed a communication tower here and there as well. Let me tell you it can get hot climbing in outback Australia.

However, I have a chip on my shoulder. I've seen the greatest tool humanity has built for connecting and helping people hijacked. Lokket is aiming to do something about that, but we can't do it alone, so I’d love your help to bring Universal Basic Internet to everyone.


Kathy Giori

Director

Kathy is a big proponent of open source software and hardware and currently heads Global Partnerships and Outreach for MicroBlocks, an educational tool for physical computing. Kathy formerly held senior roles at Mozilla, Arduino, and Qualcomm, where she successfully drove upstream Linux development. Kathy holds a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and is a powerful advocate for girls in STEM.

Dr. Kathryn Muelder

Chief Education Officer

Dr. Muelder has dedicated her life to education and developing systems that support the success of every child. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, a Master’s Degree in Special Education and a doctorate in Organizational Management.  Kathryn served as a State and National award-winning educator in roles as a principal, district leader and assistant superintendent in California’s largest elementary school district.

Erik Santiago

Chief Technology Officer

I believe, the technology that powers an open and fair internet is in a fight for it's life. The more people we can enable to be self sufficient the better the odds it will be open, fair and accessible for all today and tomorrow. I'm passionate about leaving no one disconnected with a privacy first Open Internet. I am lucky to be working with amazing local communities and I know together we will make a real difference for all.

David LaDuke

Co-Founder & Director

A serial entrepreneur, David is a co-founder of Lokket, Inc. and former CEO and founder of Sputnik. He co-founded and led the marketing team at Linuxcare and has held executive marketing positions at Apple and NeXT Computer. David has an MBA from Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business MFA and BA from Columbia University.

John Martin

Chief Legal & Governance Officer

John is an experienced company director and business executive having served as CEO and director of ASX-listed Babcock & Brown Communities, Primelife and Regeneus and Chairman of A.I Media. John is a former corporate and executive partner of the law firm Allens where he specialised in M&A, fundraising and corporate advisory.

Guadalupe Rodríguez Castro

Community Projects Leader

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Yaquelin Rodriguez Castro

Schools Support Lead

Yaquelin supports our schools program and co-ordinates our student user experience. Yaquelin also plays a key role in implementing tailored solutions for our Hispanic community and developing educational programs that encourage digital literacy.

Murray McInnes

Chief Financial Officer

Murray is a seasoned finance professional with a wealth of experience acting as CFO and Independent Director on boards of family and private companies across a multitude of industries. Murray is an expert in analytics and strategic planning for high capacity value creation..

Patrick Fok

Advisor

Patrick has over 25 years of C-suite, finance, operations and business development experience in A.I, Media, Telecommunication and Technology. His previous roles include CFO and Operation/Commercial Executive at Ai-Media, Singtel Optus, Telstra, and Fairfax Media. Patrick is a Fellow of the Australian CPA, and graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney with a MBA, Post Graduate in IT, and degree in Business.

Key members

Tia Christine

Tia leads creative design and customer experience aiming to make every interaction you have with Lokket the best it can be.

Fred Biven

Fred is a field operations specialist and helps develop our plug and play solution for customers and partners.

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J.R Eppler

J.R. serves as a valued advisor and external attorney supporting our plans and goals.

John Barton

John leads our veterans engagement program that aims to support veterans by providing re-skilling and opportunities to run their own Lokket business.