Category: consulting

Workshop for Pacific Business Trust

In May 2018, I designed and facilitated a workshop for the Pacific Business Trust as part of  a long term collaboration.

Strategy Consulting: Digital Capability for RNZCGP

In February 2018, I conducted high-level strategy, frameworks and foresight consulting work of what learning can be for all 4,500 GPs of New Zealand.

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.

Opening Speaker: Autodesk 2020 – The Shape Of Things to Come

In August 2017, I was invited by Autodesk to share my perception of the future of Manufacturing and Generative Design.

Curator: TechWeek New Zealand 2017

I was an independent curator for over 200 national events.

Tactile Astronomy

I am developing Tactile Astronomy to teach Astronomy to blind youth. 

 It is time to open the final frontier for all.

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.

Speaker: Future of Transport at IPENZ 2016

My talk was centered on how Transportation will be impacted by other trends that are happening worldwide and how we should be preparing for this accelerating future.

Interview Podcast: Empathy & Genetic Makerspaces

In March 2016, I was interviewed for the Point Of Learning Podcast by Network For Learning (N4L) New Zealand on Synthetic Biology, Makerspaces… and the role of mentorship.

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

Design Strategy Consulting for UNITEC

Between March and July 2015, I worked as a Design Education Consultant for UNITEC in one of their internal strategy projects for blended learning capability and how to communicate it with the wider faculty and staff.

Design Strategy work for NeSI

From July to September 2015, I am working with New Zealand eScience Infrastructure (NeSI) as a Design Strategy Consultant for their Capability Development Strategy for Researcher Digital Literacy.

Design Strategy: UAV’s & Disruptive Innovation.

I partnered with The Innovation Liberation Front on a 3-part workshop to help jumpstart the New Zealand Roadless Economy. My talk focused on giving an understanding of the field, what the trends are and what potential applications exist with the current technology horizons.

Drones: Enabling the C Prize Competition

In 2014, I assisted in the development of strategic business relationship with Swedish provider Sqore to enable the innovation competition to take place in 2015.

Drones: Building a Roadless Economy

  I was invited to share my impressions with Idealog about the 2015 RPAS Symposium in Masterton, New Zealand. New Zealand’s progressive airspace governance puts it in a…

2014 Continuous Improvement Forum Speaker

I was invited to speak at the 2014 CI Forum in Auckland. I shared my insights on designing corporate training of CI Tools.

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…

IBM Watson

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

Design Strategy: Designers Accord EDUtoolkit

One-hundreed individuals from the world’s most distinguished academic and professional institutions convened for two days of highly participatory discussion, planning, and action around the topic of design education and sustainability. The output of the Summit is an online toolkit now available for anyone.