International agency and client-side experience with a proven track record of helping corporate businesses, start-ups and public sector organisations develop and implement leading digital strategies, technologies and products. Including successful project leadership, product development and strategy formulation across a broad range of clients including; NZTE, Clemenger BBDO Touchcast, AMI & State Insurance, Les Mills International, Unilever, Bacardi, Guinness, Rio Tinto, O2, Microsoft, Shell plc, HM Treasury, HM Home Office, The Arts Council, Heineken, Cheltenham & Gloucester, Channel 4, Cadbury & Adidas.
I’ve successfully delivered the full range of digital engagements including; mobile apps, games, online video, technical builds, E-Commerce, CRM, Agile (Scrum), operations, business analysis, financial management, digital production, digital campaigns, process, strategy, media, gaming, technology selections, UX, SEO, CMS, platforms and responsive design/build.
The teams I've managed and the work they've delivered have won numerous awards including; Gold and Silver Lions at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity, MEGA Innovation Award (Technology for Social Change), multiple BIMA nominations, FWA Site of the Day etc.
Director / Oct 2011 - Present / Techven Ltd.
Auckland, New Zealand
Digital Transformation, Product Development, New Venture Support, Programme and Project Management.
Project & Product Management Consultancy - Contract / Feb 2020 - Mar 2020 / IMAGR
Auckland, New Zealand
Working with the senior leadership team of this fast growing NZ "frictionless shopping" start-up to clarify product delivery and define enhanced ways of working, engagement outcomes included:
• Defining new roles and ways of working across the business to support a more effective product delivery process
• Working with the internal teams to build product roadmaps across multiple value streams
• Delivering and documenting detailed planning for short-term high priority pilot projects in NZ and Japan
Senior Project Manager / Jun 2019 - Jan 2020 / SG Digital
Wellington & Wairarapa, New Zealand
Played a key project leadership role within a small APAC senior management team responsible for development, delivery and maintenance of the TAB’s digital platform (website and mobile apps).
Industries I know well
Health & Beauty
Sport & Leisure
Mediums I know well
Columbia Business School Executive Education
Driving Strategic Impact
Roman Pilcher Training
Agile Product Development
University of London
Post Graduate Certificate in Management
University of Auckland
Bachelor of Arts
Certified Scrum Master