Advance with measurement

At a glance

At a glance

These statistics make up Penten’s story

We can’t improve without measurement

“We need to hold ourselves accountable. To be accountable we need to be transparent and honest about where we are and how we got here.”

Matthew Wilson, CEO, Penten.

Penten’s rapid growth

Since inception, Penten has grown rapidly and strongly. Revenue and staff numbers have increased consistently.
Our FY20 revenue was $19.6 million in revenue, up 44% from the year before. Previous years have shown a doubling in revenue growth.

  • Revenue growth

  • Staff growth

Diversity at Penten

At Penten we champion equality and aim to reach a 50:50 gender target. We have come far, but there is still a long way to go. Currently we have 26% female workforce, up 8% from the year before.

2021 breakdown of staff gender split

Total Male - 80 / 74%

Total Female - 28 / 26%

Total Other - 0 / 0%

2021 breakdown of female workforce

Total tech 15 / 60%

Total non-tech 9 / 36%

Total executive 1 / 4%

Increase in female representation

"Penten has an exceptional culture. Immediately after being hired, you become part of the Penten family and you feel it, every day. People are friendly, happy and respectful. It's wonderful working in an environment like this. There is also a lot of cake. We celebrate a lot!"

Shey Dimon
Marketing and Communication Manager
14 Total Headcount
/ Technical
/ Non-Technical
5 Director
Total Women
/ Technical Women
/ Non-Technical Women
/ Director

Founding to 
30 June 2016

21 Total Headcount
/ Technical
/ Non-Technical
5 Director
Total Women
/ Technical Women
/ Non-Technical Women
/ Director

30 June 2017

39 Total Headcount
/ Technical
/ Non-Technical
6 Director
4 / 10% Total Women
/ Technical Women
/ Non-Technical Women
/ Director

30 June 2018

42 Total Headcount
/ Technical
/ Non-Technical
6 Director
10 / 24% Total Women
/ Technical Women
/ Non-Technical Women
/ Director

30 June 2019

76 Total Headcount
/ Technical
/ Non-Technical
7 Director
14 /18% Total Women
/ Technical Women
/ Non-Technical Women
1 Director

30 June 2020

108 Total Headcount
/ Technical
/ Non-Technical
7 Director
28 /26% Total Women
/ Technical Women
/ Non-Technical Women
1 Director

Current FY

Marcus Thompson Joins Penten’s Board of Directors

29 March 2021 | News

Marcus Thompson AM PhD has joined Penten’s Board of Directors, bringing with him over 30 years of experience in the Australian Defence Force (ADF). Dr Thompson joins Penten to help […]

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Penten's Jordan Johnson wins commended award at the AIDN ACT Young Achiever event

09 December 2020 | Uncategorised

Penten would like to congratulate Jordan Johnson for receiving a commended certification in the Young Achiever Awards at the ACT AIDN (Australian Industry Defence Network) event last night. Jordan received […]

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Penten wins Cyber Business of the Year, again

26 November 2020 | News

Penten was named Cyber Business of the year for the second year in a row at the Defence Connect Australian Defence Industry Awards, held Thursday 26 November 2020. The awards […]

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Penten tunes into securing Defence’s tactical communications needs

12 November 2020 | Uncategorised

Australian cyber technology company Penten has established a specialist business unit dedicated to securing sovereign communication technologies for defence and emergency services. The unit was launched at Penten’s Canberra headquarters […]

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Waging war against cyber adversaries

10 November 2020 | Uncategorised

Read the full article. On Tuesday 10 November 2020, Penten was named by the Australian Financial Review as a successful and growing cyber business despite the difficult year 2020 has […]

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Current financial figures

To continue to grow we must report on current and past figures so we can be more transparent and ‘better’.

$4.9m

equity raised to date

$10m+

R&D spend since founding

Neutral

Operating cash Flow

$4.9m

Net assets

Profitable

FY20 forecast EBITDA

$25m+

Total assets
fy17ffy18ffy19ffy20f
Revenue3.26.413.619.6
Gross Margin %/53%40%43%
PBT %/1.6%3.7%4.6%
Profit Before Tax/0.10.50.9
Net Profit/1.32.33
Total Assets/7.513.121.5
Revenue % Growth//113%44%
CAGR//106%83%
*All AUD $m