Cambium Networks appoints Mary Peterson as SVP & CMO
She will be responsible for maintaining Cambium Networks' leadership position in Fixed Wireless Broadband (FWB) while building a challenger brand in the enterprise wireless segment.
'Money men' failing Kiwi businesswomen, says Beany founder & CEO
NZ missing out on billions due to lack of women investors
Jane Betts appointed chief people officer at Findex
Digital divide most impacts Kiwis in social housing & the disabled
Stevie Awards for Women in Business winners announced
Security industry riddled with gender diversity issues & burnout
Microland hires Ramya Sampath Sharma as chief people officer
" I strongly believe that people are integral in enabling this growth and I look forward to working closely with the leadership in building a next generation digital workforce."
Asia shines at Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific Best Practices Awards
"Award recipients have consistently demonstrated outstanding achievement and superior performance amidst the changing business landscape."
Kiwis more accepting of chatbots and digital humans
Chatbots and digital employees are now an established part of communication between New Zealand businesses and customers.
Kiwi bosses set to take the plunge for charity
“Our tamariki and rangatahi overcome many obstacles in this ever-changing world so we are asking bosses across New Zealand to accept their own challenge."
Citrix appoints new VP of worldwide channel sales & ecosystem
Bronwyn Hastings be responsible for Citrix’s global partner sales, go-to-market partner programs and partner marketing for all Citrix products.
Women in Payments Symposium recognises leaders & rising stars
The awards included five categories: Emerging Leader, Innovation, Thought Leader, Advocate for Women, and Distinguished Payments Professional.
VMware shines spotlight on tech as a force for good
VMware’s vFORUM Singapore has created new possibilities for the Association for Persons With Special Needs, a social service agency that provides education for people with mild intellectual disabilities.
Trio of businesswomen to lead AI Forum of New Zealand
The AI Forum of New Zealand has appointed three local business women who are charged with leading New Zealand’s use of AI into 2020 and beyond.
How mathematics can limit gender bias in AI & ML
A new research paper outlines how machine learning designers can safeguard their creations against the undesirable effects of racial and gender bias.
Microsoft showcases innovations in new Asia Pacific HQ
Almost 145,000 metres of cabling, 200 display screens, 179 Bluetooth beacons and 900 sensors make up Microsoft’s new Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, which is now home to the region’s first Microsoft Experience Centre.
Over 80% of people living with a disability say recruitment bias exists
The data was found in a survey of 1,033 people by recruiting company Hays, who raised this issue in conjunction with the International Day of People with Disability (IDOPwD) today.
Malwarebytes stalwart promoted to chief product officer
"Akshay has been an incredible partner with product development, enabling our long-term product vision. His leadership has been instrumental to our continued growth and success."
Forget personal development, women want to be leaders
“What we are hearing is that women want to develop the capabilities that will support them to be better leaders and add value to their organisations."
Xero offers more than 850,000 Kiwis mental wellbeing support
Approximately 850,000 New Zealand small business owners, their employees, and families have access to free and confidential wellbeing support, thanks to an initiative from Xero.
GBG bolsters APAC leadership team with experienced trio
The new senior hires will build further growth momentum, and lead penetration into key markets including Malaysia, China, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and Australia.
Dell Technologies' Progress Made Real plan outlines social impact goals
“Unlocking the power of data will advance humanity more than any other force over the next decade," says Michael Dell.
healthAlliance announces new CFO
"Joining the public healthcare sector that is undergoing fundamental change in the form of digital transformation to support better health outcomes for people is very exciting."
Microsoft NZ bolsters senior public sector team
“Public sector is such an important sector for us, and we wanted to make sure we had the right person leading the team. Thankfully, we didn’t need to look far."
PwC report: Nextgens will lead family businesses into the digital age
Family businesses should look to next generation (nextgen) leaders if their company is to thrive in the digital age, but that can only happen with greater support and trust by those currently in charge.
New CFO for ServiceNow, CEO assumes role
"Gina is the right person to join me and our leadership team, help continue ServiceNow's remarkable momentum, and drive our next phase of shared growth and success with our customers."
NZ takes #2 spot in best markets for women entrepreneurs
New Zealand is second only to the United States for being the most conducive country to women’s entrepreneurship, a new report from Mastercard revealed today.
Interview: Microsoft's Diana Kelley talks talent gaps and D&I
Kelley recently spoke at Microsoft Asia’s new Experience Center, where she talked through her experience as a security CTO, as well as IoT security, what’s ahead in 2020, and diversity and inclusion both in the cybersecurity sector, and in technology.
A/NZ tech workers not feeling the happiness
Work happiness is not something to be trifled with – 97% of respondents say that happiness at work is important – and there are plenty of reasons why happiness is dwindling.
Micron publishes annual Diversity, Equality and Inclusion report
“Micron believes that collaboration across our diverse workforce is the key to unlocking strength and innovation, and we are passionate about building a culture of inclusion where all team members are seen, heard, valued and respected.”
Chorus recognised for efforts to eliminate gender pay gap
Chorus has walked away with three awards at this year’s 2019 YWCA Equal Pay Awards, which recognise female leadership and equality in the workplace.
Vodafone NZ publishes annual sustainability report
Vodafone legal, regulatory and sustainability director Juliet Jones says she’s pleased with the company’s progress but as always, there’s still work to do.
Women underrepresented in cybersecurity in half of enterprises - Kaspersky
Despite some diversity initiatives, women constitute 39% of the labour force and only 25% of management positions worldwide in general.
Young Kiwis prepared for the future of the workforce - MYOB study
New Zealand’s next generation of the workforce is prepared for the gig economy and ready for whatever disruption comes its way, according to a new report from MYOB.
Kordia hires its first full-time CISO, Hilary Walton
She is a former 2012 Olympics security manager, and she has worked with British intelligence agency MI5.
Samoa to host ITU’s global Girls in ICT Day 2020 celebrations
The celebration, which is held in April every year, aims to raise visibility and the importance of bringing women into ICT careers.
New 'future director' for Spark board
"Ana's background in corporate transformation, commercial strategy and customer delivery will bring relevant experience to our board meetings."
Understanding customer diversity key to omnichannel experience
Millennials and Generation Z are transforming the customer experience, and businesses can only grow sustainability if they deliver what customers expect.
Study: A decade before we see boardroom equality
"The clock is ticking. Companies should be actively implementing their diversity policies, and be complete by 2022."
Cohesity nabs Veritas exec for chief revenue role
“Cohesity is disrupting the data management market and empowering companies to back up, manage, and extract value from their data in a way that is unique in the industry."
Men feel less welcome in tech workplaces - Harvey Nash report
Women feel more welcome in the technology industry, yet men feel more unwelcome than ever.
Aon strengthens data & analytics with new hire
"This will enable the business to tap into its unrivalled skillset to deliver solutions for clients across service streams and leveraging insights across the entire business."