About Lightspeed

Lightspeed Communications & Electrical is a leading connectivity specialist in Australia

Our commitment

Lightspeed Communications is dedicated to providing businesses of all sizes with smart communication networks which exceed client expectations.

By using our experience, design capability, skills base and supplier relationships, we pride ourselves on delivering first class systems on time and to budget. We are committed to continuous improvement and achieving excellence in everything we do.

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Our core services

Drawing on a history of innovation and industry expertise, Lightspeed Communications’ services are structured to deliver outstanding results across these key areas:

Management Team

Joseph Arrigo

Joseph Arrigo

Managing Director


Joe established Lightspeed Communications in 2001 and has been the rock-solid energy on which the company runs.

With broad and intricate knowledge of the industry and the technical know-how that has made Lightspeed the number one company in its field.

Joe is ideally placed to manage and grow the company’s client base and develop the business into its next growth phase.

Within the company, Joe has the pivotal role in both strategic planning and tactical implementation of the business plan for Lightspeed, as well as core responsibilities in the management of the relationship with clients.

An enthusiastic and hands-on leader, Joe ensures that each project is delivered on time, on budget, and to the highest standard to meet and exceed client expectations.

Ian Pinkard

Ian Pinkard

Senior Communications Technician


Ian has been with Lightspeed since 2013, after working with companies installing vast WiFi and cabling installations.

In the short time Ian has been with Lightspeed he has established himself as one of our most reliable senior staff members. Ian’s attention to detail and technical knowledge is second to none. With an extensive knowledge of cabling design and CAD software, Ian is responsible for putting together detailed network diagrams and topology that set Lightspeed’s services apart from the rest.

His meticulous work methods ensure that all the fine details of projects are done to an exceptional level with 100% customer satisfaction.

Matt Harris

Matt Harris

Operations Manager


Matt is loved by our clients and staff for his friendly and energetic personality. But don’t let his easy-going personality fool you, when Matt sets a goal, he accomplishes it and ensures nothing goes off-track along the way.

Matt worked as Senior Project Manager at Datatech in Melbourne before joining the Lightspeed team as Operations Manager in 2005 and brought with him extensive experience in Integrated Communications, Data Cabling, Security and Data Centre Infrastructure. With over 16 years of experience, he is available to visit client sites to discuss requirements at a mutually agreed time and is typically the first point of contact to resolve any queries and/or issues.

Experienced in managing the primary operational requirements of the business, Matt ensures that our clients’ targets are met, fostering long-lasting client relationships, and implementing process improvements across the business.

Lisa Redenbach

Lisa Redenbach

Operations and Administration Coordinator


Lisa is an energetic and competent office professional with over 10 years project administration experience. Valued for her dependable and detail orientated work in support of top management, she is an indispensable member of the Lightspeed team

Lisa assists in overseeing the administration of contractual requirements to ensure compliance with client specifications, requirements and budgets.

Her responsibilities include scheduling of all staff and sub-contractors, purchasing of materials, administrative works as required for contractual compliance, invoicing and delivery of test results, assisting the Operations Manager and other staff, and being the central point of general correspondence between our clients and Lightspeed.

Experienced in staff scheduling, workforce planning and resource planning, every job is completed on schedule under Lisa’s watch and she also ensures that our clients are consistently informed on the progress of the work.