Head of R&D
Sam Koerner has been part of the Volunteer Emergency Services since 2001 when he joined the Country Fire Service.
He started his professional career in 2005 providing IT support services to local businesses in the Barossa region.
From 2007 to early 2008 he contracted to BHP and built out their IT infrastructure above and below ground.
Late 2008 he worked for BHP then Santos in their emergency service division as a fire and medical officer.
In 2016 Sam was a Cofounder of Kodo Technologies and Beam Internet provide a better internet access for regional and rural South Australia, 45,000 square kms of coverage.
Beam Internet was acquired by Swoop Telecom in 2021, where he became head of the research and development, he has been an active member of the WISP Association since it’s beginning and elected president in 2021.