Chip Dawson, IBML/AintoG, has been an ICT executive advising businesses wanting to expand internationally. He has 30 years experience in strategic planning, raising capital, sales, governance, and management. Chip is passionate about ICT companies, building relationships, and taking companies to the USA, UK, Europe, and Australia/Asia. Chip is a Judge for North and West ATEED Westpac Business Awards and Indian Business Awards.

Rebecca Caroe – A specialist in new business development, Rebecca Caroe ( Creative Agency Secrets) has a background in both client- and agency-side marketing and biz dev. She works to find new customers for products and services using a structured 8-step new business process. This builds an audience and gains relationships with prospects so that biz dev conversations can flow into revenues. She’s always curious about new tech products and services that can be harnessed for new business.

David Gandar
“David has a strong background in software business management, delivering IT improvement projects as business manager, project director & strategic account manager. Subject area with most depth: ITSM project sales & delivery, IT service automation; Service & process improvement; IT service management (ITIL), with a proven results methodology for getting better IT service. His company Delta Software was over 15 years a part of getting a professional IT service industry in NZ, and now part of Improve IT efficiency and productivity for business effectiveness

Grant Furley and the company he founded, FurleyDigital, is on a crusade to transform corporate IT into a function that empowers and delights people. Grant helps business leaders build confidence in their IT function and win over critics by delivering greater value. His work is based on practical easy-to-use tools and techniques developed over 25 years as a business development manager, consultant and thought-leader. Contact

Marshall Couper CEO of Global Mind Screen Group, an emerging medical software company focused on transforming mental health assessment.

Gavin Lennox a technology company executive, director and investor.

Ray Duncan, MarkIT Access, provides a range of management and marketing consulting services to assist New Zealand software companies access international markets for their products.  ray @

Terry Hoskins – Terry is a director of Approach Limited, Advisory Board Specialists. He is also a director of More Business Limited.  Terry was, for ten years, the Chief Executive of Enterprise North Shore, the economic development agency for the former North Shore City. Contact Terry

Peter Oliver
“With a career spanning 14 years within investment banking (NZ and UK), followed by 15 years in the private sector (UK), Peter has recently returned to New Zealand to introduce his teenage children to life in New Zealand.

Peter focuses upon providing lateral problem solving and freethinking thought leadership to C-level leaders. He also provides project based business and technology reviews and strategy for management and investors, drawing upon his hands-on experience gained within international markets and across industry sectors.

Peter enjoys entrepreneurial environments, having personally founded and lead two businesses from inception to T/O in excess of $15M & $20M respectively. Peter is actively seeking an opportunity to work with a scaling NZ business with management which aspires to be world class. Contact Peter:

Robyn Pearce,
International specialist in time management and productivity – speaker, author, consultant and coach.

Simon Fawkes, Business to Markets Ltd, helps hi-tech companies grow faster in niche export markets. &

John Humphrey – Telecommunications Entrepreneur :: Consultant.
Founder, Executive Director at IP Broadband Ltd, Executive Director at IP Broadband Satellite Services Ltd,  Consultant & Entrepreneur at Asteroid, Founder at Pacific Fibre

Jason Kemp, DialogCRM works in the area of strategic planning, especially online marketing projects including new product development and all things web. WordPress and online education are key focus areas. Rainmaker and change-maker with special interest in events. Other projects include community management for MORGO annual growth conference.

Richard McLean, Concept to Market Limited’s team offers a range of business and technology development services to help New Zealand technology companies grow and prosper through new export markets. Richard provides governance services to individual businesses.

Garry Reynolds – The Resources Guys, are experienced advisors, coaches and strategists for innovation, product research and development and getting to market. Think commercialisation strategies, governance and guidance, IP assessment and research and development grants. See more at

Louise Robertson provides a flexible resource to support business development initiatives and drive outcomes for growth. She has 15+ years experience in ICT corporate sales and 4 years in independent practice in outsourced sales and special projects.
louise.robertson @

David Stubbs – Wellington – A senior advisor on technology innovation and software many years. David provides expertise on a contract basis to global enterprises to SMEs.

Ela Langford, Step Up  – Ela has enjoyed a long professional career as a counsellor in private practice, and brings more than 10 years of postgraduate training in the applied group modality to the StepUp program. She has accompanied people from many walks of life in their process of change and has incorporated her experience and specialist training into StepUp’s unique Evaluation & Talent Development program.

Louise Webster, Ideas Accelerator Limited helps organisations to find new ways of improving their innovation performance.

Tony Price provides advice on strategy, business management and technology development in the high technology sector to clients ranging from start ups to large organisations.

Mark Talbot, Diablo Management Ltd, a company providing business development and executive management support to early stage companies predominantly in the ICT, life sciences and energy storage sector.

Murray Ward, Chairman of CS-VUE Consent Compliance Systems and President of the Omaha Golf Club.
CS-VUE Consent Compliance Systems
murray.ward @

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