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As an esteemed author, Team has ardently penned columns that exhibit a profound interest in the dynamic world of business leadership and technological innovation. Their narratives often highlight the compelling appointments of visionary leaders such as Charles Sansbury at Cloudera and Natalie Legg at A23, emphasizing the impact of strategic direction and diversity on corporate growth.

Team's fascination with the evolving landscape of AI is palpable through stories like the introduction of ChatGPT's GPT Store, which underscores the transformative potential of custom AI resources. Similarly, accounts of start-ups like Auckland's Afirmo and the tactical advancements of Raider Targetry reflect a keen eye for groundbreaking developments in software and tech that shape small business operations and defence training, respectively.

Acknowledging the importance of operational excellence and industry recognition, Team covers significant roles and awards such as the appointment of Blair Jeffery at ConnexPay, the accolades of ECI Software Solutions, and Louisa Corbett's commendation in the public sector. Their portfolio is also punctuated with expert advice on contemporary issues like VoIP security, illustrating an encompassing understanding of the challenges and solutions within the tech arena.

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ChatGPT introduces GPT Store for customised AI resources
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Reports reveal that over 3 million custom versions of AI language model, ChatGPT, were created in two months, prompting the launch of a new GPT Store for user-friendly discovery of successful designs.
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Natalie Legg becomes A23's CEO in strategic leadership reshuffle
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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Natalie Legg named CEO of A23 in leadership shake-up aimed at improving diversity and driving growth.
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Home Office's Louisa Corbett wins 'Best Change Influencer' at Change Awards
Thu, 23rd Nov 2023
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Home Office's Louisa Corbett recognised as 'Best Change Influencer' at Change Awards, reinforcing innovation in public service.
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Auckland SaaS start-up Afirmo transforming small business operations
Fri, 10th Nov 2023
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New Zealand start-up Afirmo is transforming small business operations with its holistic software platform, attracting 3500 customers in its first year.
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ECI Software Solutions shortlisted for two global industry accolades
Wed, 8th Nov 2023
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ECI Software Solutions has been nominated for the Stratus Award for Cloud Computing and a Stevie Award for Women in Business.
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Contentsquare appoints Jean-Christophe Pitié as Chief Marketing & Partnerships Officer
Fri, 27th Oct 2023
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Digital Experience Analytics leader Contentsquare has appointed Jean-Christophe Piti as its new Chief Marketing & Partnerships Officer.
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Raider Targetry appoints New Chief Commercial Officer as Demand Grows
Mon, 28th Aug 2023
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Australian technology company Raider Targetry appoints Paul Fisher as Chief Commercial Officer to meet growing demand for their training solutions.
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Cloudera appoints Charles Sansbury as New CEO
Wed, 2nd Aug 2023
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Cloudera appoints Charles Sansbury as new CEO, focusing on business growth and advancing enterprise AI technology.
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Recruitment platform JobAdder appoints new Chief Growth Officer
Thu, 11th May 2023
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JobAdder, a recruitment software platform, has appointed Ginger Kidd as Chief Growth Officer to drive product innovation and customer value.
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New Chief Operating Officer at ConnexPay
Fri, 16th Dec 2022
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Payments industry titan Blair Jeffery appointed as COO at ConnexPay, tasked with building world-class customer-focused, innovative operational function.
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Somar Digital appoints Fiona Reid as Chief Executive Officer
Fri, 2nd Sep 2022
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Somar Digital promotes COO Fiona Reid to CEO, replacing founding CEO Aaron Scott who will take on an active role as Enterprise and Innovations Manager.
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Prvidr appoints David Joss as CEO
Fri, 15th Jul 2022
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David Joss named new CEO of Prvidr, bringing experience from Southern Phone, Bendigo Bank Telco, and Singtel Optus.
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BrainStorm appoints Dharmesh Rowjee as project & operations manager
Fri, 15th Jul 2022
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Dharmesh Rowjee becomes full-time Project & Operations Manager at BrainStorm, bringing IT expertise and entrepreneurial spirit.
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CBRE appoints Dedi Iskandar as Asia Pacific advisory & transaction services data center solutions head
Fri, 8th Jul 2022
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Dedi Iskandar has been appointed as Asia Pacific advisory and transaction services data center solutions head.
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CMC Markets bolsters Auckland office
Fri, 1st Jul 2022
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Online trading provider CMC Markets has boosted its New Zealand team by adding three new hires in its Auckland office.
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Productiv appoints Miles Kirkpatrick as chief revenue officer
Fri, 17th Jun 2022
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Miles Kirkpatrick appointed chief revenue officer at Productiv, bringing sales leadership experience from Sprinklr and Salesforce.
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Plume board expansion with tech veterans
Fri, 10th Jun 2022
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Salesforce founding board member Magdalena Yesil, former Medallia exec Roxanne Oulman, and ex-Comcast CTO Tony Werner join Plume's board of directors.
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Mighty Ape appoints Gracie MacKinlay as Chief Gorilla
Fri, 10th Jun 2022
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New Zealand's Mighty Ape appoints Gracie MacKinlay as Chief Gorilla, with founder Simon Barton moving into the role of CFO and mentoring MacKinlay.
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CtrlS appoints Royce Thomas as president & chief business officer
Fri, 20th May 2022
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Industry veteran Royce Thomas joins CtrlS as President and Chief Business Officer, to help expand the company's global footprint and market share.
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Micro Focus appoints Jeffrey Neo as Managing director
Fri, 13th May 2022
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Jeffrey Neo appointed as MD for Southeast Asia and Korea, leading Micro Focus' expansion and enterprise offerings in the region from May 2022.
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CIMET group appoints Kunwar Aditya (Addie) Saxena as Chief financial officer
Fri, 6th May 2022
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Kunwar Aditya Saxena has been appointed as the new CFO of CIMET, responsible for its finances and ambitious growth strategy in new sectors.
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Nintex appoints Eric Emans as CFO
Tue, 26th Apr 2022
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Nintex appoints Eric Emans as new CFO along with VP of Digital and Demand and VP of Global Talent Acquisition to support their rapid growth.
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Fluent Commerce appoints Pranatharthi Haran as APAC managing director
Tue, 26th Apr 2022
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Fluent Commerce appoints Pranatharthi Haran as APAC managing director, bringing breadth of experience from SAP and IBM.
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Acer appoints Gaba Cheng as Product management & supply chain general manager
Fri, 8th Apr 2022
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Gaba Cheng has been promoted to Managing Director of Acer's Oceanic region, succeeding Darren Simmons in leading the company's growth and innovation.