Meet The Team

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Phil Stark

Chief Executive Officer

Having been with the company for more than 15 years Phil knows the company intimately. Through this experience and knowledge Phil is constantly looking to improve TALKINGTECH’s services and solutions through innovation and the partnering with like-minded companies. As well as his passion for IT, Phil enjoys playing a number of different sports and is also a keen photographer.

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Thomas Hanrahan

Chief Financial Officer

Tom is the Chief Financial Officer and Head of HR and is responsible for TALKINGTECH’s commercial, financial and HR functions. Tom has a Bachelor of Commerce from Auckland University and has been a qualified CAANZ Chartered Accountant since 1996. Outside of work Tom enjoys time with his young family, and remains actively involved in a number of sports including multi-sport, golf and snowboarding.

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Darin Gillies

Chief Technology Officer

Darin joined TALKINGTECH in 2007 and is the Chief Technology Officer. Darin is a qualified automotive engineer and has a Bachelor of Information Technology and a Graduate Diploma in Teaching. Darin is passionate about sports, loves to fish and spends much of his spare time working on DIY projects around the home. 

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Grant De Leeuw

Global Sales Manager

Based in London, Grant is responsible for managing the European operation and the global sales team. A proud Kiwi, Grant graduated from Massey University with a Bachelor of Business Studies and has worked in telecommunications throughout New Zealand, Australia and the UK. Outside of work, Grant is a keen sportsman both on and off the couch.

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Richard

UK Technical Manager

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Rhodri

Business Analyst Team Lead

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Andrew

Database Administrator

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Sugi

Delivery Coordinator

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Tarak

Developer

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Sean

General Manager - i-tiva

Teme

Teme

Systems Engineer

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David

Developer

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Maria

Business Data Analyst

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Johnny

Account Manager

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Simon

Business Development Director

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Adrian

Senior Database Administrator

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Gus

CEO TALKINGTECH Foundation

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Mariana

Test Analyst

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Andrew

Project Coordinator

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Anthony

Platform Architect

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Douen

Systems Engineer - Team Leader

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Kayla

Communications Advisor

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Tony

Systems Administrator

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Shane

Developer

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Ben

Accountant

Michael Chatfield

Michael

General Manager - Australia & Asia

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Anand

Systems Engineer

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Jono

Development Manager

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Francis

Developer

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Mary

Systems Engineer

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Anne

Office Manager

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Christian

Systems Engineer

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Mark

UK Sales Manager

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Buddike

Developer

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Michelle

Account Manager

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Hamish

Developer

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Prem

Information Security Analyst

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Marvin

Test Analyst

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Marlon

Test Analyst

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Maseeh

Account Manager

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Adam

Developer

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Sandun

Developer

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Rinesh

Developer

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Martin

Developer

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Nathan

Systems Engineer

James

James

Account Manager

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Herman

Developer

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Curtis

Head of Product Management

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Vicky

Client Implementation Manager

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Anthony

Developer

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Dave

Systems Engineer

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Joel

Developer

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Jacob

Developer

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Leanne

Business Analyst

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Jason

Server Monkey

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Raul

Business Analyst - Innovation Lab

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Craig

Systems Engineer

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Kudus

Systems Engineer

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Aki

Systems Administrator

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Mike

Team Leader - BAU Development

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Neville

Developer