Kevin Baum was appointed as chief executive of TikForce, a mobile and online platform for businesses with a mobile or flexible workforce. In July 2017, he joined the board of Tikfroce and became its managing director. Mr Baum had a long career in new technology businesses in Australia and internationally. He was managing director of one of Perth's first listed online companies, Chrome Global, and was part of the OzEmail management team and a long term contributor to new technology development in WA. Mr Baum spent 12 years building online businesses in Hong Kong, USA, and Europe, before returning to Perth in 2012.