Rod Drury is CEO and founder of NZX-listed Xero an online accounting solution for small businesses.
One of New Zealands leading technology entrepreneurs, Rod is a member of the New Zealand Hi-Tech Hall of Fame, NZ Hi-Tech Entrepreneur of the Year in 2006 and 2007, World Class New Zealander for ICT in 2008 and an Honorary Fellow of the NZ Computer Society.
Rod is a Director of the New Zealand Stock Exchange, was a Director of TradeMe when it was sold to Fairfax Media and is a member of Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Commerce Advisory Board.
Rod is a founder and Director of Pacific Fibre, a new international fibre cable project connecting Australia and NZ to the USA.
Board & Advisor Roles (1)Update
|Aug 3, 2016||CIO New Zealand - Movers and shakers: Mandy Kennedy at Paper Plus Group and Chris Buxton at Statistics NZ|
|Jul 20, 2016||CIO New Zealand - Rod Drury on growing Xero: Like building a passenger jet while flying people around the world|
|Jun 16, 2016||Computer Weekly - New Zealand calls for tech specialists|
|Jun 9, 2016||ARN - Xero to hire 50 more staff|
|Jun 8, 2016||CIO New Zealand - Movers and shakers: Rod Drury, Simon Pomeroy and Frances Valintine|
|Jun 8, 2016||Startup Daily - Xero launches integration with US bank Wells Fargo to grow its North American footprint|
|Jun 7, 2016||Business Insider Australia - Xero has struck a deal with US banking giant Wells Fargo|
|May 23, 2016||Fortune - Here’s Why You Should Stop Striving for Work-Life Balance|