About Us

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Over 30 Years of Providing Responsive, Reliable and Effective IT Services

Since 1988, mcr has successfully streamlined and managed information technology for a wide range of Australian businesses. We source and manage technology solutions that boost performance and solve problems while reducing downtime. With mcr, you receive reliability, simplicity, convenience and trust to ensure your business runs smoothly every single day.

Why Us?

100% Australian Owned
98% answered by certified engineer
90% + Customer satisfaction

Our Executive Team

Harry (Hassan) Vakili
Harry (Hassan) VakiliExecutive Chairman
Before founding mcr, Harry worked for many years at Honeywell and Digital Equipment Corporation, following completion of his Computer Engineering postgraduate studies in the USA.

Harry is married and has five children: the 5th being mcr itself, which he and his wife Jilla founded in 1988. Since mcr’s beginnings as a computer hardware sales organisation, Harry has successfully shaped the company into a leading infrastructure solutions provider in the IT industry.

Harry has active interests in property development. He can also be spotted cycling across scenic Sydney streets, climbing the heights of indoor rock-climbing walls, or leading the mcr charge in friendly soccer matches.

Sam Vakili
Sam VakiliChief Executive Officer
Sam was appointed as CEO in 2014 with the responsibility of overseeing the day-to-day management and strategic direction of the company.

Sam has progressed and developed through a variety of sales roles over his 16 years with mcr. This culminated in his appointment as Director of Sales and progressed on to the role of General Manager of Pacific Operations, where he was responsible for the creation and management of mcr’s offshore interests. Significant growth in this area led to a successful merger between mcr PNG and Allcom PNG which resulted in the formation of the largest ICT provider in the region.

Sam holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from University of Sydney, majoring in Economics with a minor in Corporate Law, and has been continuing his education in programs with Harvard Business School.

Sid Kolahdouzan
Sid KolahdouzanChief Financial Officer
Sid joined mcr in June 2004 and is responsible for mcr’s financial infrastructure. He has held positions of financial manager and financial advisor within corporate accounting and financial management fields in the IT industry since 1988.

Sid holds a BA in Accounting and Statistics and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration.

Margaret Munro
Margaret MunroChief Information Officer
Margaret has been with mcr Computer Resources since the start of 2016. She is a strong leader with experience in IT, telecommunications, and business change management.

Margaret handles the creation and delivery of mcr’s IT strategies and policies. She is also responsible for ensuring client satisfaction.

Before joining mcr, Margaret held technical and leadership roles in IT and telecommunications companies across Australia and New Zealand.

Angelo Koulos
Angelo KoulosBusiness Development & Services Manager
Angelo joined mcr in July 2017. He is responsible for working with clients to help them extract the best value in the technology assets and using mcr’s services to drive increased efficiencies at a cheaper cost and for higher levels of productivity.

He brings marked success in assisting organisations through significant growth and change by galvanising teams and working through agreed plans and KPIs. Clients attest to his successes and describe him as an ‘enthusiastic, energetic and hands-on professional’. He’s well known for his ability to manage highly complex change projects both at a global and regional level, and has a solid delivery record and an acute ability to think “outside the box”!

He brings 25+ years of experience in senior positions such as CFO, CIO and COO across multiple industries.