Venue Technology and Software experts

Together, the UMNI team have operated, configured and deployed technology at stadia, venues and arenas across the globe, and have designed, developed and maintained large-scale software in the technology sector. Having been responsible for the delivery of digital content for major sporting events and concerts, implementing makeshift workarounds to lessen the burden of IPTV management, we knew there were more venues out there with the same challenges. Together, we are the perfect mix of people, uniquely suited to solve your problems.
Our Founders
Zak Khalaf
Managing Director

Zak has over 12 years of experience in both hands-on technical and consultative roles in large-scale national and international projects across a range of verticals. Having worked globally with the likes of London Stadium, Adelaide Oval, Optus Stadium and many others, his accumulated knowledge and skillsets also encompass technology solutions utilised by venue, sports, and entertainment organisations.

Nicholas Pendlebury

Nicholas has enjoyed a successful IT career spanning over 21 years, 14 of which were dedicated to sports, entertainment, and stadiums. Highly experienced in the design, management, and implementation of major system upgrades, Nicholas has worked with clients across Australia, New Zealand, Middle East, and the UK, including a number of Premier League Clubs, Qatar Islamic Bank, Royal Albert Hall, London Stadium and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and many more.

Mike Bywaters

Mike is a Software Engineer with a background in scalable app development. His career has seen him hands-on with various social media applications and SaaS products from the ground up, and leading developer teams on in-house and client facing projects alike. He is passionate about user-friendly, technology-forward product design and producing quality software products that solve real-world problems.

Steve Frost

With an extensive career in IT, Steve has focused the past 6 years on the Sports, Entertainment and Hospitality verticals. Working for the Adelaide Oval SMA as their in-house IT Manager, Steve was able to identify and implement solutions to benefit the IT operations for both event and non-event day. Moving onto consulting and project management, Steve has consulted, and delivered technology projects to Adelaide Oval, Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust, Cricket Australia, SANFL, Venues Live, Optus Stadium, BankWest Stadium, SKYCITY and many others.