ABOUT US

Lumination is Australia and New Zealand’s leading innovator in education technology and immersive IT solutions.

Our team of STEM educators, engineers, designers and developers work with clients globally to develop future focused software and hardware solutions for Education and Government.

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OUR TEAM

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Edward Carlson

Managing Director

Ed leads the team at Lumination and specialises in building innovative technology companies. Ed’s passion is EdTech and how innovations in the classroom prepare students for the forever changing landscape of technological transformation. Prior to Lumination he worked at Google, TRO and various startups - building teams, products and leading growth in the ANZ region. He started his first company at 9 years old selling modified computers online and spent every cent of the profits on Pokemon cards and Blockbuster videos.

Dr. Marissa Bond

Head of STEM Programs

Marissa can be found anywhere that technology and education combine, and is happiest geeking out about exciting and meaningful ways to use cutting-edge technologies across the curriculum. Marissa wears many hats, being an experienced STEM communicator, software developer and qualified teacher. In 2017 she completed her PhD in which she developed and evaluated software using virtual people to help children with autism improve their social skills.

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Tom Hastwell

Enterprise Partner

Tom’s job is to work with every school in South Australia connecting them with Lumination’s incredible technology and services. Tom loves getting out and about across the state to meet with teachers to demonstrate and educate them about Google Expeditions, Virtual and Augmented Reality, teacher development and getting schools to visit our amazing STEM Innovation Lab! When not out meeting with schools, Tom can be seen down at the beach jogging...trying to keep up with his wife!

Rebecca Bendikov

Head of Marketing

Rebecca’s job is to inspire and educate teachers on how to incorporate emerging technologies into the classroom through storytelling and building community. You’ll find her anywhere there’s a school spotlight to share, an event to plan, or the next innovative Lumination marketing campaign to dream up.

Rebecca has a diverse background, having developed and worked in two start-ups in the hospitality sector, playing a pivotal role in an Adelaide FinTech company going global as well as having an early career in the Not-for-Profit and Arts sectors.

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Our Team

Edward Coad

STEM Innovation Lab Mentor

Anna Karaganova

STEM Innovation Lab Mentor

David Milne

STEM Innovation Lab Mentor

Jake Lund

Software Engineer

Jeremy Broadbent

Service Delivery Manager

Alfred Carlson

Service Delivery Coordinator

Ebony Cundy-Profke

Administration Coordinator

Philippa Lawrie

Digital Content Designer

Christy Jones

Digital Marketing Coordinator

Jeremy Collins

Content Creator