Come and enjoy breakfast and networking with fellow Kiwis on the UK commercial property scene. Our guest speaker will be Katherine Corich, Founder and CEO of Sysdoc (www.sysdoc.co.uk). Please note the room capacity is 60 people so first in best dressed!
Katherine Corich is founder and Chair of Sysdoc Group, an Associate Fellow of Oxford University, Saïd Business School and an investor in Disruptive Technology businesses.
Katherine was named UK New Zealander of the Year 2015, is a World Class New Zealander and in 2016 was inducted as a ‘Flying Kiwi’ into the NZ Hi-Tech Hall of Fame. She has twice been awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award; Finance, Services & Arts 2003 & Master Entrepreneur, 2010. Katherine invests in high tech start-ups and is currently launching a software as a service cloud based company as an accelerator for business transformation programmes.
Katherine has an MA (Hons.) in Socio-Linguistics from the University of Canterbury, and qualified as a Commercial Pilot / Flight Instructor. She also holds a Certificate and Diploma in Company Direction. As mother of four children, Katherine is acutely aware of the needs and challenges of raising healthy, happy children in a secure environment, while working in a fiercely competitive business world.
Katherine is Chair of Happy Child International Foundation, which ran a high impact Child Protection campaign - #It’s a Penalty - for the 2015 Football World Cup and the 2016 Rio Olympics. She is a Trustee of Pure Advantage New Zealand, is on the board of Women in Leadership Europe and the international advisory boards of the University of Canterbury, Aviva Families and CEISMIC – the Christchurch Earthquake Stories Big Data Project.
An expert in entrepreneurial leadership, digital disruption, social sector innovation, transforming business, cultural change, process engineering and simulation/gamification, Katherine is a regular public speaker. At the 2017 European Business Awards, she gave a keynote on Digital Disruption.
Sysdoc is a Business Transformation consultancy which regularly wins awards for best practice in consulting, HR practice, change management and innovation; winning an BITC Opportunity Now – Agile Organisation award, named in the MCA awards in top 4 most innovative consulting companies, winner of multiple LearnX awards, including Best Use of Technology in Learning and GIGA gold award for best practice in Knowledge Management.
Sysdoc has been a key partner on many transformation programmes including projects for IBM, Telecom, Vodafone, National Australia Bank, Fonterra Dairy Group, Chevron, Shell, Network Rail, Meridian Energy, Jaguar Land Rover, McLaren, Carbon Trust and public sector organisations in NZ, UK and Australia.