Shane has an extensive entrepreneurial and consulting background in technology and IT and co-founded Core Technology in 1993. From 2000, he became the CEO and President and went about growing the company, typically achieving 30% year on year growth. In 2003, he led the company into building a world-class research and development capability, approaching it from a totally fresh perspective; an extremely high degree of innovation, orienting Aviarc from intuitive business use towards IT results, as distinct from the “IT-out” demanded new thinking.
Shane is a natural entrepreneur combining a consultative leadership style and a passion for excellence. Driven to realize a dream of making business problem solving and software development intuitive, practical and simple for all, Shane has grown Core Technology into an award winning company with world leading software development products at its heart. Shane is uncompromising about using technology to serve people and radically improve process and productivity.
In mid 2010, Shane was appointed as advisor on cloud computing strategy to the New Zealand Government and has served as an advisor to a global IT corporation on cloud computing strategy and futures.