Mr. Lloyd Gordon Ernst is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Cloudstaff. Lloyd Ernst, has had a distinguished career in the Australian IT industry as an internet pioneer and entrepreneur. He is an Angel Investor. He was the founder of WebCentral, which became a leading innovator in web hosting and won various awards including Microsoft Global Hosting Company of the Year for 2003 and 2004 respectively. In 2005, Lloyd joined the board of PIPE Networks which listed in the Australian Stock Exchange in May 2005 (ASX:PWK). Within 3 years, PIPE Networks deployed over 600km of dark fiber, built tier 1 data centre facilities and built PPC-1, the first competitive submarine fiber optic cable linking Australia to the US via Guam.