Press Release

Smartsheet Strengthens Global Presence with New Sydney Office

Company Hires VP, APAC with Deep Expertise in High-Growth SaaS Businesses


BELLEVUE, Wash. & SYDNEY, January 13, 2020 -- Smartsheet (NYSE:SMAR), the platform for enterprise achievement, today announced the opening of its new Sydney office to better serve customers and partners across the Asia Pacific region and builds on its growing global market presence. This is the company’s third international location with offices in London and Edinburgh. 

“Sydney offers a rich talent pool and growing tech industry making it a compelling location for Smartsheet’s continued global expansion,” said Mark Mader, CEO of Smartsheet. “We’re committed to investing in this region to better serve new and existing customers in Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the greater Asia Pacific geography.”

To support this expansion, the company hired experienced enterprise business leader, Nigel Mendonca, as Vice President, Asia Pacific. Mendonca previously spent five years as Country Manager, Australia and New Zealand for Tableau Software where he was responsible for regional operations and building out the company’s market presence. He also has extensive Asia experience, having lived in Hong Kong from 2005 to 2011 and worked across all major Asian markets.

“Smartsheet is an innovative company that offers tremendous value to organizations in any industry and its growth opportunity is immense,” said Mendonca. “I look forward to being a part of the company at this exciting time, working with a best in class team to build and expand the Smartsheet brand across the APAC region.”

Located in Sydney’s central business district, the new office has capacity for 60 employees and initially includes sales, channel development, customer success, marketing, finance and human resources roles. Visit our careers page at to see all current job openings.

Smartsheet’s office opens while devastating Australian bushfires remain uncontained. The company and its team members are supporting The Australian Red Cross Disaster Recovery and Relief. The organization aids and supports evacuation centers and relief hubs, emergency assistance, and long-term recovery programs for the most affected communities. Donations can be made here.

About Smartsheet

Smartsheet (NYSE: SMAR) is the platform for enterprise achievement. By aligning people and technology so organizations can move faster and drive innovation, Smartsheet enables its 83,000 customers and millions of users to achieve more. Visit to learn more.

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