Open Windows Executive Team
The Honourable Jeffrey Kennett AC – Chairman & Non-executive Director
The Hon Jeffrey Kennett AC was a Member of the Victorian Parliament for 23 years and served as Premier of the State of Victoria from 1992 to 1999. He joined parliament after a military career as an Officer in the Royal Australian Regiment, serving both at home and overseas.
As well as being Chairman of the Board of Open Windows since 2005, Mr Kennett is currently Chairman of CT Management Group Pty Ltd, and a Director of Amtek Corporation Pty Ltd and a member of the National Co-Design Group.
Mr Kennett is also Chairman of The Torch, a program assisting incarcerated Indigenous men and women and post their release.
In addition, he is President of the Hawthorn Football Club, having previously served as President from 2005-2011.
Previously, Mr Kennett was the founder of beyondblue: the national depression, anxiety and suicide initiative, and was Chairman from 2000 – 2017. He was also a Director and Chairman of Equity Trustees and a Director of Seven West Media Ltd.
In 2005 Mr Kennett was awarded the Companion of the Order of Australia, Australia’s then highest civilian award.
Shane McInnes – Managing Director
As a civil engineer and experienced project manager, Shane’s career began managing major construction contracts after graduating the University of Melbourne in Civil Engineering. Over the last three years, Shane has attended the OPM executive education programme for business owners over an elapsed nine week period at Harvard Business School in Boston, USA.
Shane developed the original Contracts Register database that computerized the Victorian Local Government contract management process in the early 1990s. He later developed the ideas behind this work to invent the base contracts software which was the first product offered by Open Windows.
Shane is the original founder of Open Windows and is currently the full time managing director of the Open Windows group.
Adam McInnes – CEO
Adam McInnes, co-founded Open Windows with his brother Shane in 1994 and currently leads the Open Windows Software business as CEO.
Adam gained his depth of experience and knowledge of contract management working as a commercial construction manager in Victoria in the early 1990s. He has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from The University of Melbourne and often speaks on contract management & procurement and also frequently blogs on relevant topics.
Russell Doig – General Manager
Russell Doig has over 20 years’ experience at Open Windows, most recently in the position of General Manager – Operations. Russell has been integral to the strategic development of the product and business over the years, and a major contributor to Open Windows’ continued growth.
As General Manager of Operations, Russell leads the Melbourne based delivery team of consultants, developers and support team in ensuring successful outcomes for all client engagements. He leads innovative product & service development and delivery to provide continued value to our clients and the procurement industry.
Warren Shaw – Director, Client Engagement
Warren has over 35 years’ experience in the IT enterprise software industry in various business development, sales, and management roles working locally and internationally.
With a Bachelors Degree in Financial Administration & Accounting, Warren has always been motivated by the life-changing efficiency gains achievable in business when you design processes underpinned by best-of-breed software applications.
Warren manages a national team of proactive Client Engagement Managers, and is responsible for rolling out a new engagement framework designed to optimise value and benefits realisation for Open Windows enterprise clients.
He is passionate about helping our customers implement business improvement initiatives in Procurement and Contract Lifecycle Management, delivering compelling benefits realisation AND transforming the lives of Procurement professionals from reactive to proactive, with ample time to develop quality supplier relationships and manage-by-exception.
Teresa Nagle – Director, Strategy and Alliances
With over 25 years of experience in the enterprise Financial and Contract Lifecycle Management software industry, Teresa has extensive experience in working with many different industries including all levels of Government, Utilities, Education, Manufacturing and Retail, Healthcare, Financial Services, Resources, Entertainment, Not-for-Profit and Pharmaceutical.
A qualified accountant, Teresa’s career transitioned into the ICT services industry where she has worked in a broad range of capacities, including Project Management, Consulting, Support, Account Management, Sales and Marketing.
Teresa is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with clients, partners, and prospects, and ensuring the success of Open Windows’ products, long-term roadmap, and technology & channel partnerships.