Samar is currently an Azure Digital Transformation Specialist at Microsoft and Charlie is the Product Manager of Search at Trade Me however both would say they are way more than titles and you need to listen to get to know the real them in this episode that ranges from "What even is tech?", through to, "How to support those that work in tech"Read More
Owen, second of our 5th birthday re-visits, is the CTO at JRNY and was last on the show back in August 2014 and has a tonne of experience that he passes on, how to support people through redundancies, what startups need to focus upon, and how to look after oneself in the tough times.Read More
Jordan Carter first of our 5th birthday re-visits, he's the Chief Executive at InternetNZ and was last on the show back in October 2017. Since then he's got a 'new' job, restructured the organisation, and been a part of the Prime Minister's "Christchurch Call" in reaction to the Christchurch terrorist shootings earlier this year.
Jordan has a LOT to catch us up on …Read More
Set yourself down, get a cup of tea, and take a journey through the world as seen through the incredible mind of Steff Clarke ... and YES, you will want to take some threads and continue them, so get in touch with him.Read More
Emily is a woman with a mission, in fact multiple missions from starting a company with values (Frank Advice), ensuring evidence based policies are created, and assisting philanthropic donors the greatest impact in their endeavours (Impact Lab).Read More
Paul has a long history in providing ICT consultancy with a long and illustrious career at Synergy/Fronde - but that's all history now! Paul takes us how he and TipoTapp brings the cloud unicorns to all those that develop upon the major cloud services out there.
He also has a fascinating series of sales insights alongside hints & tips for us all.Read More
Kylie is one of those treasurers of New Zealand, a values focused wahine leading a data scientists focused company working on the issues that matter to all of us. Hear Kylie explain where she comes from and how she wants data to make a difference through actual supporting better decisions, for instance services provided by central government.Read More
Tweet from Jessica, Aug 19 - "When Sir Richard Taylor plays your game @beyonddotfun and says it’s the most fun he’s had in #VR it’s hard not to feel like this #oddball #comingsoon #VR"
Listen to Jessica's plans for her co-founded company, where it all came from, why VR has tickled Jessica for so long, and most of all how you too could have the best VR time of your life ... with a VR fart gun (if you're quick enough)!Read More
Rowan provides an episode that replicates his professional life, one of two halves. From being at TradeMe before moving on to Xero he has taken his experience and insights to many companies as investor and director, spreading the product development messages, and sharing his approach to tech business with all that are keen to hear.
An episode full of gold …Read More
Trent is currently the acting CEO of Summer Of Tech and with Trent's contacts he's looking to bring many more companies into the fold (you could be reading this in one right now, get involved with the link inside).Read More
With Duncan, Managing Editor of The Spinoff website, you know you're going to get insight into the New Zealand media scene and where it's all heading with Facebook and Google gobbling up all the advertising revenue.Read More
Marie-Claire Andrews is bursting with enthusiasm for her adopted region, the community, and most of all the possibilities that the Wairarapa and all NZ regions have over and above the main centres - what are they, listen in ...Read More
Recently Raj and Mike were invited to "Hemp & Crickets - Oh My!" at which John and the Breadcraft team showed off, "sustainable food using alternative sources of protein - the way of the future" using crickets. And that's now John's job - growing crickets by the many many many thousands.Read More
Paul and Viv cover the latest tech trends, 5G, how data has become key but then ugh use of our personal information, taxing the tech multinationals, social media disrupting MSM, Herald's paywall and supporting journalism on the web, and critical thinking.
AND, how you can support The Aunties with your unwanted hardware.Read More
On a recent Wairarapa road trip we caught up with John and Tamara at the current location of the Masterton Fab Lab, a space for them to, "equip our whole community with 21st century skills so we can all participate in the world of making with technology!"Read More
Looking after the team is spoken much on our podcast but we've yet to have had such a focused discussion on what that means day-to-day as we had with Nathan and Rebecca Jones from Boost. We even talk about what this means for salary increases using a medieval 'grading' approach - so so cool.
You WILL learn loads you can apply from these two!Read More
Viv first met Tash Bettridge when volunteering with kids at a STEAM workshop at OMGTech - from being a teacher to reinventing herself as a cyber security consultant Tash is one to watch out for … and we wish Tash good luck with her Google adventures, and perhaps we'll catch her up on the flip side.Read More
Ed certainly has a background to wonder at and it's that big brain that see's him heading Dragonfly Data Science working with data, computers, and making them solve problems that clients bring to them.
A great example is Dragonfly's work on the Te Hiku Media Kōrero Māori project – applying machine learning to transcribing spoken Māori.Read More
Viv and Kerry talk about tech change through a human lens, developing capabilities through hackfests, and student led innovation before tackling psychological safety, Google’s Project Aristotle and workplace bullying!Read More