2020 Government Digital Transformation NZ Speakers

Dr Hazel Bradshaw

Tech Futurist & Former Emerging Technologies Lead - Service Innovation

Department of Internal Affairs

Bio

Adi Wickramaratne

Digital Manager

St John New Zealand

Rachael Milicich

Deputy Government Statistician & DCE – Insights & Statistics

Stats NZ

Bio

Jevon McSkimming

Assistant Commissioner: Service

New Zealand Police

Bio

Jeff Brandt

Programme Director

Educational Payroll

Karl Thomson

Technology Evangelist

StorageCraft Asia Pacific

Bio

Paul Stone

New Zealand Open Government - Data Programme Leader

Stats NZ

Bio

Nadia Webster

Innovation Lead - Smart Council

Wellington City Council

Bio

Bene Anderson

Manager, Digital and Insights

Ministry for the Environment

Bio

Ligs Hoffman

Digital Manager

Department of Conservation

Bio

Brent Fry

Digital Product Manager - External APIs

ACC

Bio

Morgan Cook

Digital Product Owner

ACC

Bio

Aimee Whitcroft

Open Data Lead

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency

Bio

Cam Findlay

Product Manager

InternetNZ

Bio

Jane Retimana

General Manager Strategy and Corporate Affairs

Payments NZ

Bio

Daniel Clayton

Head of Business Information

Capital Markets, New Zealand Treasury

Bio

Michelle Polglase

Programme Director

Kiwi FinTech Accelerator

Bio

Charu Khera

Continuous Delivery Transformation Lead

ACC

Bio

John Baillie

Chair

The Human Resources Institute of New Zealand (HRNZ)

Bio

Glenn Phillips

Head of Project Office and Technology

Financial Markets Authority

Bio

Robert Lockerd

Chief Information Officer

New Zealand Parliament

Bio

Laureen Jones

ODM - Business Change, Transformation Directorate

Archives New Zealand

Bio

Kevin Sweeney

Principal Advisor – Data & Analytics Consulting

Stats NZ

Bio

Richard Foy

Chief Archivist

Archives New Zealand

Bio

Ernestynne Walsh

Senior Data Scientist

Bio

Eileen Basher

GM, Evidence and Insights

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Bio

Ngapera Riley

CEO

Figure.NZ

Bio

Vic Crone

CEO

Callaghan Innovation

Bio

Stephen Clarke

Chief Data Officer

NZ Transport Agency

Bio

Duane Wilkins

Senior Advisor, Geospatial Capability Building

Land Information New Zealand

Bio

Marcus Heckler

Cloud Practice Manager

Optic Digital

Bio

Dr Elizabeth Valentine

CIO, Head of Information Technology Services

Massey University

Bio

Bonita Gestro

Senior Adviser - Domain Strategy, Economics & Evaluation

Ministry of Transport

Bio

David Grigg

GM, Operational Delivery

Department of Corrections

Greg Drummond

Manager, Business Solutions

Department of Corrections

Stella Ward

Chief Digital Officer

Canterbury and West Coast DHB

Bio

Grant Ardern

Chief Information Officer

Western Bay of Plenty PHO

Bio

Peter Fletcher-Dobson

GM Digital

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Bio

Michael Healy

Smart Cities Programme Manager

Christchurch City Council

Aileen Carlisle

Head of Transformation

Hamilton City Council

Ganesh Selvaraj

Principal Data Scientist, (Advanced Analytics & AI Lead), Regulatory Intelligence

WorkSafe NZ

Dr Kameron Christopher

Chief Scientist - High Performance Computing and Data Science

The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)

Mitchell Pham

Chairperson

Digital Council for Aotearoa

Rachel Kelly

Co-Chair

Digital Council for Aotearoa

Dr Will Koning

Chief Data Officer | Director

Kantar | DScience

Bio

Euan Howden

Director, Marketing Platforms and Campaigns

Education New Zealand

Paul Irwin

General Manager Partnerships and Marketing

Education New Zealand

Ross Cranston

Channel Sales Manager New Zealand and Fiji

Nutanix

Anna Chisholm

Head of Digital

Optic Digital

Bio

Bryan Holyoake

Managing Director

Engage Squared

Kris Elliot

Sales Manager

Storecove

Bio

Anna Brown

Associate Professor

Massey University’s Toi Aria: Designing for Public Good

Tabrez Ali

Head of Product – Cloud PBX and Unified Communications

Digital Island

Joshua Alcock

Principal Engineer and Security Strategist

Fortinet (Brought to you by Optic Digital)

Bio

Luke Turnbull

General Manager

Stellar Consulting

Guy Defryn

Infrastructure Development Engineer (Virtual Infrastructure)

Massey University