Kai Koenig – my cat, my chickens & my wife

Kai Koenig – my cat, my chickens & my wife

Kai is CTO and co-founder of Zen Ex Machina, an Australasian-based company offering services around Agile digital transformations. And is also the owner of Ventego Creative, where he provides consulting, training, mentoring and development services for web and mobile technologies such as Java, Javascript, Kotlin, ColdFusion, Android and many more.

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Yoseph Ayele & Alina Siegfried – Tackling global challenges from NZ

Yoseph Ayele & Alina Siegfried – Tackling global challenges from NZ

Growing up in Ethiopia and living in six countries has made Yoseph a global citizen driven to make positive impact through entrepreneurship. As a former New Zealand National Poetry Slam champion and TEDx speaker Alina believes in the power of story above almost everything else.

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Sam Daish – Do little things that make a big difference

Sam Daish – Do little things that make a big difference

Sam started in recruitment to HR and strategy which lead to information management and analytics. These days Sam spends his time at Xero as Head of Data Innovation, so he’s all about how to use data and conveying information in interesting ways. 

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Emily Loughnan – Creating immersive experiences

Emily Loughnan – Creating immersive experiences

Emily Loughnan is a passionate and creative business owner who started design agency Clicksuite in 1993 to create experiences using digital media. We talk startups, design, old skool tech, wineries, ending up with "women in tech" as Emily talks about her experiences in the workplace.

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Tapio Sorsa –  A techie in the colouring in dept

Tapio Sorsa –  A techie in the colouring in dept

Tapio co-founded Fuelled to provide a fast, flexible, user-friendly form of finance that lets growth businesses turn their outstanding invoices into cash. He has had a varied career in tech in NZ with  previous roles at Kiwibank, Microsoft, Fronde and Oracle. Let's find out how the Finnish developer took courage in his hands and moved up into leadership and onto running a company.

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