Business Modeling, Culture Creation, Go-To-Market Strategy, Sustainability, Branding, Leadership Coaching, Market Validation, Market Selection, Product Development, Digital Marketing
BUSINESS MODEL EXPERIENCE
B2B, B2B2C, B2C
EXPERTISE IN THESE COUNTRIES
Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, United States, France, Denmark
Digital & Innovation Manager
Andy has been celebrating, recognizing, connecting, and supporting NZ founders as the Co-Founder of the NZ Innovation Awards and NZ Innovation Council from 2010 to 2017. Andy has served as a facilitator and co-MC for the Innovation Heroes Series, showcasing innovators across New Zealand. Additionally, Andy is a co-founder of Ideas Accelerator Ltd and was an ex-member of Ice Angels. Andy is a passionate advocate for decarbonization and the transition to a carbon-positive economy.
Why are you passionate about working with startup founders?
20 years of pro-bono mentoring NZ Startup Founders has grown my passion. Intuitively understanding the journey of a founder. The very tough times and the exhilarating highs. I love listening & understanding their journey. Connecting founders to others. Co-developing practical solutions & pathways.
What experience do you have working with startup founders?
Mentoring, NZ Startup Founders while Innovation & Commercialisation Manager @ Carter Holt Harvey, Contact Energy & Vector Ltd. Coaching & mentoring via Ideas Accelerator Ltd. Currently: Innovation & Digital Mgr. Citycare Water & XIR Te Ōhaka assisting startups: including eClean, S360.