I help organizations turn unstoppable change into new opportunities.

I focus on the design and implementation of strategies compatible with an accelerating future.

Experiences: Hosting the CX Collective NZ

In July 2019, I hosted the Customer Experience Collective New Zealand (CX Collective NZ) their monthly practitioner & networking event on behalf of The Employers and Manufacturers Association…

[In Development] iGEM NZ 2020

The International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition is coming to our corner of the world.

Keynote Talk: “Creation, Creativity & Crowdfunding” | Blended Learning and Technologies Forum 2019

In May 2019, I hosted the quarterly meeting of e-Learning practitioners across New Zealand at the Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA Northern). During the 3-part event had a…

Panel Moderator: Digi_X 2019

I was asked by the Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA Northern) to lead and moderate a panel for their 2019 Digi_X Digital Decisions event as part of New…

Talk: “The Singularity is Diversity” for EMA’s Digi_X & TechWeek NZ ’19

In May 2019, I gave a talk at Digi_X Digital Decisions 2019. The event was organized by The Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA Northern) and it took place…

Consulting: Skill Shift 2025 for The Manufacturers’ Network

Since April 2019, I have been working closely with The Manufacturers’ Network in Christchurch and Auckland on the Skill Shift 2025 project which aims to define the skills…

Talk: “The Age of Smiths” at Telco & Digital Service Futures Conference by Competenz

In March 2019, I was invited to be a speaker for the Telco & Digital Service Futures Conference in Auckland, New Zealand. The event explored converging technologies for…

Strategy Consulting: Future Growth & Future Services for EMA

Since February 2019, I began a relationship with the Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA Northern) in Auckland. The work involves: Special Projects for the Office of the CEO,…

Keynote Speaker: Iraqi Health Professionals NZ Association

In November 2018, I was invited by Dr. Salam Salih to be the Keynote Speaker of the Iraqi Health Professionals New Zealand (IHPNZ) Association. This event was done…

Guest Speaker: Territory Studio, London UK

In November 2018, I was invited to give a talk to Territory Studio about my project Tactile Astronomy: Teaching Astronomy to blind youth. The talk + briefing was…

Speaker: ARUP London – Foresight Research & Innovation Team

In November 2018, I was invited as guest speaker for ARUP’s Foresight, Research & Innovation team in London UK to give them a talk about innovations and trends…

Speaker: “Paving the way for The Roadless Economy” at the European UAV Trade Show in London UK

In November 2018, as Co-founder of Aria Logistics and Matternet, I was invited to give a talk in Europe’s largest commercial UAV trade show in London UK. We…

Guest Speaker: Lloyds Banking Group

In November 2018, I was invited by the first ever Chief Design Officer of Lloyds Banking Group, Dan Makowski, to give a guest talk to their full Design…

2018 Falling Walls LAB – New Zealand

The Inaugural Falling Walls LAB is set to take place in September 2018.

2019 recap: Future of Healthcare 10-city roadshow in New Zealand

A 10-city tour of New Zealand sponsored by the Royal New Zealand College Of General Practitioners is taking place this year.

Workshop for Pacific Business Trust

In May 2018, I designed and facilitated a workshop for the Pacific Business Trust as part of  a long term collaboration.

Panel Moderator for Kiwa Nuanua – Pacific Tech Summit

In April 2018, I was invited as Panel Moderator for the “What’s next? Looking 20 years into the Future” session.

Strategy Consulting: Digital Capability for RNZCGP

In February 2018, I conducted high-level strategy, frameworks and foresight consulting work of what learning can be for all 4,500 GPs of New Zealand.

Mentor: Fishhackathon 2018 | Auckland

In February 2018, I am participating as a Mentor for Fishhackathon 2018.

Workshop collaboration: Be.Institute’s Future Scenarios Project.

The insights from this project will underpin the emerging Be. Lab – Aotearoa’s first centre of access innovation.

2017: Be. Leadership Program Participant

In 2017, I completed the Be.Accesible Leadership Programme.

Opening Keynote Speaker: RNZCGP 2017 Digital Summit.

In November 2017, I gave the Opening Keynote for the Digital Summit 2017 with a focus on the paradigm shift of Lifespans to Healthspans.

Opening Speaker: Autodesk 2020 – The Shape Of Things to Come

In August 2017, I was invited by Autodesk to share my perception of the future of Manufacturing and Generative Design.

Closing Keynote Speaker: PRINZ 2017

In May 2017, I was the Closing Keynote Speaker for PRINZ 2017 in Christchurch, New Zealand.