Nathan Buzza

Company Director at Alcidion Corporation
Perth, Australia

With 25 years’ experience in software, electronics and medical technology, Nathan is recognised as a technology pioneer in the evolution and implementation of specialised medical technology. Having founded Clinical Middleware provider CommtechWireless in 1992, Nathan grew this business into a successful multinational with offices in Perth, Sydney, Jacksonville, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Vejle & London deploying the technology across 8000 locations worldwide.

In 2008 Nathan negotiated the trade sale of CommtechWireless to Amcom Software and continued as GM for 18 months post acquisition. Prior to the acquisition, Buzza was the principal shareholder, CEO and Chief Technologist of the company and was responsible for strategic planning, technology development and administration of the company’s affairs. In 2010, Amcom Software was acquired by USA Mobility (now Spok) for $163.8m.

The business was listed by BRW as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in Australia for three consecutive years and the recipient of numerous accolades including: The Telstra Small Business of the Year Award, The Department of Industry & Resources “CY O’Conner Award for Excellence in Engineering” as well as the ATUG “Best Communication Solution”.

In 2006, Nathan’s accomplishments were recognised by Ernst & Young, where Nathan was awarded the “Entrepreneur of the Year” as well as the WA IT & Telecommunications Life Time achievement Award for contribution to the IT community.

Nathan judged the Innovator of the Year Awards and the Curtin and Cambridge Universities Ignite Programmes in 2010.

Prior to Alcidion, Nathan’s Private Equity firms were the second largest shareholder of Azure Healthcare (ASX:AZV) and during Nathan’s tenure, the company share price increased 1200%.

Nathan is a member of the NiQ Healthcare Advisory Board and a General Partner in Private Equity Firm, Future Health.

Nathan studied a Bachelor of Commerce at Curtin University, majoring in IT.

Work Experience

  • May 2014 to Present

    Company Director / SVP Sales & Marketing

    Alcidion Corporation

    Alcidion is a leading provider of intelligent informatics for high performance healthcare that empowers clinicians with decision support tools to ensure the highest quality of care for their patients. By providing clinicians with decision support tools and making recommendations about patient care, patient flow and patient safety, organisational efficiency may be optimised and key clinical risks eliminated.

  • July 2011 to Present

    Chief Executive Officer

    Allure Capital

    Allure Capital is a boutique Angel Investment firm, providing seed capital to technology oriented businesses, preferably in healthcare, mobile and technology space.

  • Jan 2012 to April 2014

    Management Consultant


    Allure Capital has acquired 10% of Azure Healthcare (ASX:AZV), making it the second largest shareholder of Azure Healthcare.Austco is a wholly owned subsidiary of Azure Healthcare Limited, an international provider of healthcare communication and clinical workflow management solutions. The company is headquartered in Australia, has subsidiaries in six countries and supports more than 6,000 healthcare facilities through our global reseller network. Azure Healthcare (symbol ASX:AZV) is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.

  • June 1994 – June 2010

    Founder & CEO

    Commtech Wireless (Acquired by Amcom Software)

    Buzza founded Commtech Wireless in 1994 and grew the business into a highly successful multinational, with offices in Perth, Sydney, Jacksonville, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Vejle and London.The company is a developer of medical connectivity middleware, with 7,500 customers in 53 countries.

  • 1990 – 1994

    R&D Manager / Company Director


    Austco is a developer of nurse call equipment for acute care, assisted living and secured accommodation markets servicing an installed base of 5,000 locations worldwide.Austco’s head office is located in Perth, Western Australia and has established international offices based in Asia, New Zealand, Middle East, Europe, South America and the United States.

  • Jan 1988 – Feb 1990

    Software Engineer


    Omnitronics is a provider of radio dispatch, interoperability and communications management products. In addition, Omnitronics develops products to specific customer requirements.

    Buzza was responsible for the software development in both embedded systems and high level PC software.


  • 1989 to 1992

    Curtin University of Technology

    Bbus, Bach. Business

  • 2011 to 2011

    Australian Institute of Directors

    MAICD, Corporate Governance

  • 1987 to 1988

    Scotch College

  • 1983 to 1986

    Kings College

Core Expertise

  • Operations Management
  • Acquisitions & Integrations
  • Organic Business Growth
  • Strategic Planning
  • Staff Development
  • Performance & Quality Standards
  • Customer Satisfaction & Allegiance
  • Leadership Development
  • P&L Management
  • Budget Planning
  • Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Change Management
  • Commercial & Customer Support
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Tax Minimization