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Leadership & Community Organizing

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…

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…

2018 Falling Walls LAB – New Zealand

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

Curator: TechWeek New Zealand 2017

I was an independent curator for over 200 national events.

Community Volunteering: MESHED

I am involved in the development of the MESHED collaborative to support resillient communities in Auckland through neighborhood activations of MakerHood.

New Affiliation: Astronomers Without Borders

In August 2016, I joined Astronomers Without Borders as part of the development of Tactile Education and Tactile Astronomy.

Hyperloop New Zealand

I am part of the New Zealand Hyperloop team. We are developing a proposal to reimagine the movement of matter across the nation.

August 2016: Startup Mentor for Te Mahuki @ Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

I am a Mentor for the inaugural cohort of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa’s Te Mahuki program from August to December 2016.

June 2016: Strategy & Consulting – Future Of Work by NZ Labour Party

In June 2016, I participated in the Labour Party Future Of Work Commission session on the implications for the ICT sector -and related sectors- in knowledge-intensive manufacturing and services industries.

2017: Innovation Nation Grand Challenge

The Innovation Nation Grand Challenge is an open call for New Zealanders to tackle the most pressing challenges in their communities. It’s goal is to catalyze ideas and innovations into inventions, thus building 
 in-country capabilities, next-generation industries and national resilience.

Building a talking forest with next-generation sensors at NatureHack Hackathon in New Zealand

In November 2015, I participated in the NatureHack hackathon which happened after a successful business introduction to New Zealand of Swedish provider Confetti and Sqore to enable the C Prize UAV competition also in 2015.

Event Designer & Facilitator: Innovation 2030 for Labour Party

I was asked to design, develop and deliver a facilitated all-day workshop to bring together a group of industry, science and academic leaders

Speaker: Hapori Hangarau [Network Society] at NetHui 2015

    I had the opportunity to co-present Network Society on Day Zero of NetHui 2015 on 08 July. This presentation was done in Te Reo Māori and…

Network Society Ambassador

A set of simultaneous technologies is growing exponentially, with the common feature of being decentralized, and organized in a network. The Network Society project creates a vision and analytical tools to allow individuals, enterprises and the society at large to deal positively with this unstoppable change.

Speaker & Mentor: LifeHack LABS 2014

  During August and September 2014, I will be part of the 2014 Mentors for LifeHack LABS in Wellington, New Zealand. Lifehack Labs 2014 is 5 week design-led bootcamp…

#theshouldertap 100

In March 2014, I was nominated to #theshouldertap, a movement in New Zealand to create targeted change by activating community leaders, creatives, entrepreneurs, scientists, thinkers and doers from…

Consultant & Creative Specialist

In June 2014, I formalized my creative consultancy engagements with the New Zealand-based Live More Awesome Foundation. You can visit their official website right here.   What I…

Australia + New Zealand Global Impact Competition 2014

Through the generous support of Dr. Clarence Tan, SU Ambassador for Oceania, we are able to invite for the first time in 2014, New Zealand Residents for the Global Impact Competition of Singularity University.

Competition Deadline is 09 May 2014.

telecomOne innovation unconference

In September 2013 I participated in the TelecomOne Innovation Unconference.

IBM Watson

In June 2013, I was invited by IBM to be part of a panel for applications of IBM Watson in Australasia.

Succed On

Learning Design Consultant at ASB Bank

Between 2013 & 2014, I worked as a Learning & Design Strategy Consultant for the Culture and Capability Team of ASB in Auckland, New Zealand.

Autodesk IDEAS

I participated in Autodesk’s IDEAS, an exclusive gathering of thought leaders for the purpose of exploring design—as a systematic approach to problem-solving and innovation, encompassing form, function, and performance—and its impact on corporate and societal success.