Learn the secrets to competing and succeeding in business locally and internationally. Get inspired to think differently and jump out of your comfort zone. Rub shoulders with other professionals wanting to grow their business.
Hear the incredible stories of some of New Zealand’s most internationally successful business people and top creative thinkers.
Greg Cross - Serial entrepreneur with an outstanding track record in building Tech companies in Asia Pacific and North America. Greg is Chairman and CEO of PowerbyProxi, a wireless charging company who is changing the way the world charges their devices. PowerbyProxi recently received $4 million in funding from Samsung during their Series C round.
Neville Jordan – Wellingtonian of the Year 2012. Neville is a philanthropist and a hugely successful tech entrepreneur who has listed a company on the NASDAQ. Neville recently facilitated $200 million of foreign capital for investment in New Zealand business.
Erica Crawford – A true business pioneer, Erica co-founded Kim Crawford Wines and created a new business model, a virtual wine company. She managed and grew a small family-owned business to an international company that is sold in more than 30 countries. Erica is President of the Canada NZ Business Association and a founding member of Global Women.
Dr Catherine Mohr – World leading medical robotics specialist whose inventions save thousands of lives each year. The Director of Medical Research at Intuitive Surgical in San Francisco, Catherine has spoken twice at TED in California.
Rebekah Campbell - Founder of Posse.com, a social search engine that helps people find their favourite places on social media. Posse already lists more than 40,000 stores, and is backed by industry leaders from Google, Facebook and Twitter.
Dr Sean Simpson - is the co-founder and pioneer of sustainable fuels company LanzaTech. Dr Simpson has built a thriving research-led company employing over 140 staff with offices in the USA, New Zealand and China. He is also winner of the 2013 World Class New Zealand Award for Science, Technology and Academia.
Dr Murray Brennan – One of the world’s leading cancer surgeons and researchers. Dr Brennan is a member of innumerable medical societies, and has received honorary Doctorates from four universities. He helped created the world's largest database of sarcoma patients and in 2000 he received the American College of Surgeons highest award, The Distinguished Service Award.