The Red Sofa: The future of business

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Name: The Red Sofa: The future of business
Date: May 31, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM NZST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Join us as we speak with some of New Zealand's biggest Tech entrepreneurs about how tech is changing the world and what you need to do, to stay relevant and stay in the game.

Matthew Simmons: CEO and Co-Founder Nyriad,
Co-Founder and CTO Arvus Group International / Arvus Digital

Nyriad is a software and hardware solution provider for Data Centers and large compute environments. Based in Cambridge, Nyriad is doing things on global scales. Matthew also co-founded Arvus Group, a manufacturer of digital audio converters for Post-Production and Gaming industries. Some of their clients include Sony, Samsung, Disney, Ubisoft, Microsoft to name a few. Check out Matthew's TED talk.


David Kennedy: CIO Transaction Services Group, Former CIO Orion Health

Ranked #2 as NZ's Most Influential CIO of 2018. David was formerly CIO at Orion Health and in his second role as a global CIO, his work at TSG, a global payment solutions provider, covers companies in the UK, Australia, US and NZ. Kennedy is the current chair of NZ Tech leaders, a group of New Zealand’s leading Tech Executives that provide guidance to the government and industry on ensuring the future prosperity of New Zealand. This group is tasked with answering some of the toughest questions and creating output that will impact hundreds of thousands of Kiwi families.

Mike Jenkins: CEO and Founder The Instillery

Mike is currently ranked as #14 NZ's Most Influential CIO of 2018. He is the CEO & Founder of The Instillery. Mike is an award-winning entrepreneur, wearing the label of "the cloud guy". He's a true leader in the IT industry, spending a 14 year career working for Logical, IBM and Cisco on both sides of the Tasman. One of The Instillery's clients is Fonterra, and their work with them has led The Instillery to  be named as the 2017 Digital Transformer of the Year by IDC Asia Pacific. They were also named as 4th Fastest Growing tech company in New Zealand in the 2017 Deloitte Fast 500 Awards

This event is possible with support from Vo2.
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Events Room 1, Gallagher Hub
Wintec City Campus
Date/Time Information:
Doors open @ 5:30
Contact Information:
For enquiries email Kirstie Dawson-Smith
Members: $15.00
Group Tickets: 3 for $100 (non members)
Non Members: $50.00
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