In June this year, Ben Watson unexpectedly found himself one of scores of IT workers falling victim to coronavirus pandemic’s economic desecration.
The former business development manager had spent the last six years working across Perth cyber security providers, ES2 and Velrada, but was now facing an uncertain future.
However, instead of letting the dogged climate hold him back, Watson took his years of experience and put them into his own security venture, BrightMinds Technology.
“I found myself at a crossroad where I could either launch my own business or accept employment within an established organisation,” Watson explained. “After a number of conversations where I questioned the risk of pursuing a new business venture, I decided to become my own boss. I am driven to make this new venture a success and share this success well into the future.”
Known as BMTech, the new