In a world where borders are closed – how can New Zealand exporters take advantage of opportunities overseas? With 54 global offices, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise is uniquely positioned to help our exporters leverage digital technologies in order to compete internationally. In this session we speak to NZTE’s regional experts based in-market for a look at how New Zealand companies can make the most of current prospects in Australia.
This Techweek TV session is aimed at New Zealand exporters and New Zealand businesses who want to go global.
You can drop into this event at any time.
This event does not require registration.
Monday 27 Jul
10:00am - 10:30am
Glen oversees NZTE's work and relationships in Australia and the Pacific. Prior to this role, he was NZTE's investment director for North America, and he has also been a regional director for Greater China and a Beachhead advisor for NZTE.
Before joining NZTE, Glen held a number of senior roles with The Nielsen Company, including managing director for China and managing director for Australia and New Zealand. The Nielsen Company provides information and advisory services to consumer marketing and retailing companies. He is the founder of consultancy and training company CXX, and also founded Research Review Hong Kong, an online medical publishing business. He was an independent director on the board of Mud House Wine Group.
He has a business degree from the University of Waikato and also completed courses of study through Duke University, the University of Oxford's Said Business School, and the University of California, Berkeley.
Anna Harrison is an unusual thinker who specialises in optimising tech products for best performance, marketability, acquisition and venture funding success. In her work with startups and Fortune 500 companies in Australia, Europe and the USA, Anna has led product teams to numerous successes, highlights of which include Tiny (raised $4m in 2018); TravellersBox (raised $10m in 2016); Tririga (acquired by IBM in 2011 for an undisclosed amount), AdSpace Networks (raised $20m in 2007), and thnx! ($5m raise after 7 months).
Alison is based in Auckland and Melbourne and joined eStar in June 2015 as Chief Marketing Officer. In 2019, she was appointed to the new role of Chief Growth Officer responsible for sales and marketing, client services and client support, account management and partner relations. As a member of the leadership team she plays a key role in growing eStar and driving client growth. From her roles in large corporates to early stage technology companies on both sides of the Tasman, she has gained an extensive background in sales and marketing, account management, client success, communications and change management. She held senior roles with technology brands Spark, Ericsson and Philips, and worked in the fast moving start-up environment in Australasia. She has a passion for retail, particularly how technology will enable retailers to plan and survive in the rapidly evolving landscape of retail in the new world. Alison holds an MBA from Auckland University.