NZ Tech Podcast

NZ Tech Podcast

Each episode, Paul Spain and guests discuss what's happening in the world of technology, gadgets and telecommunications around the world and in New Zealand.

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May 13, 2021

Paul Spain is joined by Karl Wright (CIO - Datacom) and Sean Duca (Vice President and Regional Chief Security Officer for Asia Pacific - Palo Alto Networks) to discuss Cyber Security leadership.

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Special thanks to organisations who support innovation and tech leadership in New Zealand by partnering with NZ Tech Podcast:

Umbrellar Connect
Vodafone NZ
HP
Spark NZ
Vocus
Gorilla Cyber Security

Datacom
Palo Alto Networks

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Paul Spain talks with Neil Cresswell –  co-founder and CEO at tech startup Portainer who have just raised US$6m in a Series A funding round. Learn from Neil’s journey and that of his rapidly growing New Zealand/Global startup Portainer which makes working with containerisation technologies such as Kubernetes and Docker simpler to benefit from.

 

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Hear from George Li, a Kiwi Engineer who is helping conquer communications in deep space through his work and research with NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)  and University of Michigan. George talks with Paul Spain about cube sats (satellites), the fascinating challenges and solutions to deep space communications and the journey into the space sector.

To chat live with Paul and George be sure to join the 8.30pm (NZ time nightly)...

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Josh Faraimo of Kwotimation shares the story behind his early stage startup Kwotimation which recent raised $500,000 in a pre-seed funding round lead by Hillfarrance Capital. Kwotimation is a tech company that is automating the quoting process for tradespeople.

https://www.kwotimation.com/

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We exclusively discuss a cyber attack on internet provider Voyager with Founder and Chief Executive Seeby Woodhouse. Also featured - working from home vs office based working, the importance of solid home Wi-Fi and a hands on review of the latest mesh Wi-Fi being distributed by Vodafone and Vocus and a number of perspectives on cyber security - including the recent data leak at Ubiquiti.

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Mark Rees shares insights from his journey at Xero including a multi-year technology pivot, to the role of artificial intelligence plus learnings and insights from this current time of COVID-19 - such as a flip in the brain drain New Zealand has grown used to.

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With Spark having recently announced a partnership with Samsung to build the next phase of their 5G network, Paul Spain talks with Todd Selwyn (Head of Networks at Samsung Electronics NZ) and Renee Mateparae (Technology Evolution, Spark). 

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March 20, 2021

In this episode we delve into the world of startups - learning what makes Kiwi startups so special, along with tips from the field about raising venture capital and how our approach to collaboration should change.

Linda Jenkinson – founder of multiple $100m plus businesses

Vignesh Kumar – Global from Day One

Rob Vickery - Hillfarance Venture Capital

Nitin Prasad

Steph Benseman – Icehouse Ventures

David Inggs – Rocos

Imche Fourie – Level T...

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The history of Team NZ has long been a mix of pure sailing talent, innovation, technological excellence and Tenacity. Now the team are on the cusp of the starting their races  for the 36th Americas Cup.

I want to give a huge thank you to NZ Tech Podcast partners – including Vocus, Vodafone, Spark, HP, Gorilla Technology, and Umbrellar Connect. 

 

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And here, Part 3 of the 10th anniversary edition of NZ Tech Podcast, where we have delved into the Past, Present and Future of Tech as it relates to New Zealand and the world at large.

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Enjoy Part 2 of the 10th anniversary edition of NZ Tech Podcast, as we delve into the Past, Present and Future of Tech as it relates to New Zealand and the world at large.

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In this 10th anniversary edition of NZ Tech Podcast, we delve into the Past, Present and Future of Tech as it relates to New Zealand and the world at large. 

 

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Special thanks to organisations who support innovation and tech leadership in New Zealand by partnering with NZ Tech Podcast:

Umbrellar Connect
Sumo Logic
Vodafone NZ
HP
Spark NZ
Vocus
Gorilla Technology

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Jason Langley (Managing Director, Ingram Micro) joins Paul Spain to share perspectives on new technology, leadership, cyber security, working from home, technology distribution and more.

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Special thanks to organisations who support innovation and tech leadership in New Zealand by partnering with NZ Tech Podcast:

Umbrellar Connect
Sumo Logic
Vodafone NZ
HP
Spark NZ
Vocus
Gorilla Technology

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We delve into Clubhouse – a new audio social network that’s grown dramatically in recent days thanks to visits by Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg and more. What is it and what does the future of Clubhouse look like as competitors prepare to take on this new and fresh company with a >$1B valuation. Hear first-hand comments on use of competitor Twitter Spaces, along with thoughts on the role of Facebook and LinkedIn in this space.

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This episode brothers Mike Carden and Philip Carden share insights from their fast moving startup Joyous - and their past endeavours including Mike's success with building and selling Sonar6 and Philip's learnings leading a huge global team as Global Head of Consulting Services at Alcatel-Lucent.

Joyous (joyoushq.com)

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January 26, 2021

What's driving the current craze in Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies? Darcy Ungaro (NZ Everyday Investor), Paul Spain (NZ Tech Podcast), Janine Grainger (Easy Crypto), Brooke Howard-Smith (Entrepreneur) share insights on recent price rises and opinions on what the future holds.

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Peter Griffin joins Paul Spain to delve into the mainstreaming of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies,  Cyber Security from the Reserve Bank, Trump and the regulation of Social Media + more. Watch live or listen later to NZ Tech Podcast via your favourite podcast app or at www.nztechpodcast.com 

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This episode we delve into Kogan’s NZ acquisition and recent dramas, Sky’s foray into Internet services, the New Year’s honours, autonomous tech and much more.

 

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Special thanks to organisations who support innovation and tech leadership in New Zealand by partnering with NZ Tech Podcast:

Umbrellar Connect
Sumo Logic
Vodafone NZ
HP
Spark NZ
Vocus
Gorilla Technology

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The TIN200 Report, Punakaiki Fund, Sharesies and Hatch all feature in this discussion about technology investment in New Zealand in 2020 – and it’s importance in NZ’s future as an alternative to other investments such as property.

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Special thanks to organisations who support innovation and tech leadership in New Zealand by partnering with NZ Tech Podcast:

Umbrellar Connect
Sumo Logic
Vodafone NZ
HP
Spark NZ
Vocus
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Delving into the business transformation story of NZ company Umbrellar - from a domain name and hosting provider (including Freeparking, Webdrive and other brands) to a dramatically different business. In this NZ Tech Podcast episode, host Paul Spain talks with Michael Foley (Executive Chairman, Umbrellar) and Dave Howden (General Manager & Head of Cloud, Umbrellar)

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