Jules Rumsey is the Founder and CEO of Cloud Plus. Jules is an ICT industry veteran and Internet pioneer with nearly 20 years of experience.

He was the Technical Manager at Magna Data in 1997 when they delivered “Broadband for Business”, one of the first commercial HDSL offerings in Australia, and participated in a lobby group seeking regulatory reforms to drive unbundling of the copper access network in Australia.

Working for Excite@Home Australia, Jules managed the engineering, deployment and operation of the much awarded Optus@Home broadband cable network, which was released in 1999, and delivered a number of major innovations whilst he was there.

In 2002 Jules was appointed CEO of Saise (now part of BigAir), where he executed a significant turn-around and cemented Saise’ position as one of the leading business focused voice and data service providers in Melbourne.

In 2003 Jules founded Telarus, merging it with Broadband Direct, in 2004. Telarus was highly successful under Jules’ leadership as CEO, achieving substantial revenue growth, numerous industry awards and becoming one of the early cloud computing providers in Australia.

Jules is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, served as a Director on the Board of the Service Providers Industry Association (SPAN) and currently serves as a Director on the Board of the Communications Alliance, the peak body for the telecommunications industry.