NZTech chair Mitchell Pham who receives the Kea World Class New Zealand Award tomorrow night, is a leader in New Zealand’s world class tech sector.
Past winners of these awards include Sir Peter Jackson and Lady Fran Walsh.
Mitchell Pham, director at Augen Software Group in New Zealand and Vietnam, co-founder of the Kiwi Connection Tech Hub, Chair of NZTech and FinTechNZ, will be recognised for his contribution to the New Zealand technology sector and NZ-Asia relations.
Teachers need to be better paid as they adjust to educating kids in the fastest growing sector in New Zealand, – technology, an award-winning Maori chief executive of a fast growing ed-tech company says.
Kendall Flutey, who runs Christchurch company Banqer, says one of her main concerns facing education and schools dealing with technology is that teachers are underpaid and overworked.
New Zealand’s most prestigious celebration of individual achievement, the Kea World Class New Zealand (WCNZ) Awards, has today announced six of its 2018 award recipients.
In addition to Pham, this year’s winners include innovator and engineer, Peter Beck; AI trailblazer Mark Sagar; award-winning actor and producer Cliff Curtis; prominent Earth scientist Dr Delwyn Moller; and art world powerhouse Jennifer Flay.
The Supreme Award (won last year by Sir Peter Jackson and Lady Fran Walsh), and Friend of New Zealand Award (won last year by Pippa Lady Blake), will be announced at a Gala Dinner at Auckland’s Viaduct Events Centre on Thursday 21st June.
This year’s week long festival promises to be the biggest and best ever, with nearly 480 events around the country. Techweek’18 runs from Saturday 19 to Sunday 27 May and showcases all things tech and industry specific applications. Major headline events include Good for the World Open Days in Auckland, 10 Billion Mouths in Tauranga, Creative Realities in Wellington and The Fourth Revolution in Christchurch.
The diverse range of events highlights how technology innovation impacts businesses and industry sectors across our economy, as well as how New Zealand increasingly impacts the world with our ability to solve global problems.
NZTech and FinTechNZ are excited to share with you details on the China / New Zealand Hi-Tech Summit. Motivated investors from China are seeking investment opportunities in tech companies from all sectors. Please click here to see the programme details and information on the individual investors.
It’s time New Zealand seriously started to invest in promoting technology, the country’s third largest export industry and fastest growing sector of our economy, a leading New Zealand tech businessman says.
Kiwi companies are queueing up to do business with Vietnam and other similar sized Asian countries, a leading New Zealand technology businessman says.
The substantial growth of the country’s umbrella tech organisation NZTech is indicative of the rapid expansion of the nation’s fastest growing industry, says its chief executive Graeme Muller.
Last week, I was fortunate to be named a finalist in the AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards. In my category, I feel honoured to stand alongside two well known leaders who have made amazing contributions to New Zealand businesses, and am excited to be joining other finalists across the eleven categories at the awards event later in the year.