John is Chairman of the Board. He is a director and partner in strategic investment and advisory company Howard & Company, and is actively involved in merger and acquisition activity across the ICT sector.
He is also currently Chairman of merlot.aero Limited, FrameCAD Group and SMX Limited, Deputy Chair of State Owned Enterprise Kordia, a Director of Private Flight Global Ltd. He is also an advisor to the Boards of ViFX Limited, Clearpoint, and Code Blue.
John has extensive business and governance experience in high growth, high tech companies. He has held key leadership roles including Chairman, CEO and Managing Director in a number of iconic ICT companies.
John is a chartered member of the Institute of Directors, a member of the NZ Venture Capital Association and the NZ Software Association.