Rod has extensive experience in corporate strategy, business and product innovation, digital growth, transformation and disruption in the New Zealand communications and media sector.
Rod was previously Chief Customer Officer at Vector. Prior to joining Vector he held a number of Executive positions at Spark and was a member of the Spark Executive Team for approximately ten years. His current directorships include JUCY Group and SMX, he is trustee of Springboard Trust and a member of AUT’s Auteur’s Influencers Panel. Rod is also an AUT Creative Tech Mentor and an Icehouse Flux Accelerator Mentor.
Rod knows the local technology industry intimately. He also has a global strategic view of how the industry is developing having previously been on the Boards of Mobile World Capital Advisory Board based in Barcelona, the Telco Futures Forum, Southern Cross Cables, XtraMSN and Yahoo!Xtra in NZ and AAPT and 3 Mobile in Australia.
Rod is a member of the Development, Resident Experience & Care and Nominations & Corporate Governance Committees.