About Me

I am the Chief Operating Officer and a co-founder of Provoke Solutions, a software development agency specializing in building design-led solutions on Microsoft technologies. As COO, I drive the operational performance of the Provoke offices across New Zealand and the United States.

My core philosophy is living and breathing what we deliver to customers therefore I believe in being a lifelong learner, some days I learn more than other days as I’m sure we all do.

I have a passion for technology, innovation, and driving business transformation, I’m an enthusiastic and a long-standing advocate of the Microsoft platform. I’ve previously held the CTO portfolio at Provoke, I was a Microsoft Office 365 MVP and was also was a member of the Microsoft Office 365 partner advisory council for 3 years.

I am originally from New Zealand but more specifically a small Island called Stewart Island. I now live in Washington (WA) in the US with my family.

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