WHO WE ARE
Alexey Abramov is a senior software engineer – full stack developer with over 15 years of experience developing advanced database-driven software solutions for desktop and web applications in a range of industries. He has led development projects for a diverse customer base across human resources, health, law enforcement, local government, and land management sectors. Alex’s qualifications include a Master of Science in Information Systems degree.
Andrei Link has over 20 years of product, project and marketing management experience in leading international companies including a global NASDAQ-listed corporation and as a founder/CEO of a software start-up. He has served on several boards and committees including the Canterbury Software Cluster, and mentored early stage businesses and start-ups. Andrei’s qualifications include a Master of Business Administration degree.
Rob Alexander has over 20 years of experience in the recruitment industry in New Zealand and Australia where he has held general management, operations management and consulting roles in a variety of sectors. Rob has led multiple IT and business improvement programs and projects to increase productivity and business results of diversified recruitment and staffing teams.
Sergii is a senior software engineer – full stack developer with over 20 years of experience developing complex desktop, web and mobile applications for ecommerce, system management, tourism marketing and other sectors, implemented with a range of technologies including chatbots, AI and machine learning. Sergii’s qualifications include a Master of Computer Science degree.
David Pugh is the founder of GeekStuff Ltd – an independent consultancy focused on software systems design, infrastructure and deployment of network/cloud based applications. He has been working in information technology for 30+ years in the UK and New Zealand architecting and implementing technical solutions and mission critical business systems in a variety of industries.
Geoff Brash is an entrepreneur, investor and business mentor. He is a founder of GBJ Innovation and a co-founder of SLI Systems, a public company with customers worldwide, where he held CFO and VP positions. Geoff is a co-organiser of Startup Weekend Christchurch, Trustee for the Ministry of Awesome and has served on a number of other boards and committees. Geoff’s qualifications include a Master of Business Administration degree.
Steven Moe is a Partner at Parry Field Lawyers working with international companies investing in New Zealand as well as NZ companies and start-ups. He worked for 11 years at international law firm Norton Rose Fulbright in Tokyo, London and Sydney. Prior to this, he spent 3 years in Wellington at a national firm. Steven has also had extensive experience in-house working in Japan and Australia.