Zoe

Founder & General Manager - Zoe Timbrell – Zoe has an extensive background in event production and management, producing large-scale events and tours across New Zealand and internationally.  Prior to joining the OMG! Team, Zoe worked for 8 years at Employers and Manufacturers Association headed the conferencing and events department and sitting on the senior management team.

General Manager for OMG! since it’s inception, Zoe has been instrumental in developing the OMG! strategy and establishing our strategic partnerships, has lead the successful design and execution of the Award winning OMG! Rangers events programme.  Zoe has a strong ability to translate strategy into meaningful, effective action, and is passionate about bringing the OMG! vision to children across New Zealand.

   

Founder - Vaughan Rowsell - Vaughan is the CEO and Founder of Vend, maker of awesome cloud based retail software.  Vaughan has grown Vend over the last 4 years to a venture now valued at more than $100M - it is now one of New Zealand’s most successful technology companies, employing more than 180 staff in Berlin, London, Melbourne, Toronto, San Francisco, Wellington and Auckland.

In 2014 Vaughan was the winner of the EY Tech Entrepreneur of the Year award, two Steve Awards - a Bronze award for best Global Customer Service and a Gold award for best Sales Technology – and the NZ Hi-Tech Exporter of the Year award.

Vaughan is passionate about technology and making technology accessible – he believes New Zealand has the opportunity to create a whole new generation of innovators, inventors, and future technologists.