Mark has been with Techday for over two and a half years, bringing over 10 years of advertising and media experience to the company. Prior to the advertising industry, Mark qualified as a Personal Trainer/Nutritionist. During this time, Mark’s success came from working with his clients to help them achieve their goals and maximise their full potential. He believes in achieving results by setting strategic targets and working towards them diligently, an approach which he applies in his work in the advertising industry. Outside of his busy lifestyle, Mark enjoys the occasional round of golf or spending quality time with his two year old daughter.
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Haydn joins Techday from the colourful world of Radio Advertising and Promotions, an occupation which saw him travel throughout New Zealand and the world. With a wealth of experience in Sales and Marketing, coupled with an enthusiasm for life, Haydn brings definite colour to the team. With a keen interest in Music and Photography, he is an individual who likes to think outside of the box in which the box lives.
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After completing a conjoint Commerce and Law degree at the University of Auckland, he worked as a tax consultant for a CA firm in Auckland’s CBD. Having achieved his goals in that role he decided to pursue a career in NZ’s fastest growing industry: the IT industry. Outside of work he is a sports enthusiast with a keen interest in rugby, cricket and body building.
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Business Development Manager
Narain’s experience and insight in sales, marketing and brand health has helped his customers achieve sustainable business growth over a number of years. He studied Politics and Management at University of Auckland. While there, he started up a business in the gaming industry which generated a healthy profit and provided him with valuable business acumen. Having a passion for everything tech keeps him on top of industry developments as they happen. As an avid motorcycle rider he uses any opportunity to explore the roads around New Zealand and dreams of doing the same around the world someday.
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After a nearly 10 year sabbatical from the technology sector, Heather is happy to be returning to home turf in the sector she first started out in with New Zealand InfoTech Weekly and New Zealand PC World. Stints as the founding editor of a community newspaper on Waiheke Island, a travel writer and freelance journalist for a range of publications followed. Away from work, Heather can be found hiking, travelling, reading or catching up with friends.
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With over six years experience in online writing, James enters the technology industry originally from a sports background in the UK. But with his Apple Mac Pro and Samsung Galaxy smartphone he has never been too far away from the action, penning pieces on how technology can help in other areas of life such as sport and education. Technology aside, James has produced copy for flagship British newspapers The Times and The Guardian, including a brief stint at The West Australian newspaper in Perth. Away from his desk James is a keen runner, competing in the Auckland Marathon and other runs around the North Island each year.
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Aaron came to us from the Telecommunications Industry where he provided customer support. He has worked in the IT industry over the past 13 years covering Retail, Service and Training. He has also worked in a number of technical roles and loves Apple devices and computers. In his spare time you can catch him with his camera developing his photography passion.
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Having started his career at Renaissance in Auckland, Sean joined Apple in Melbourne for a number of years before working in the media space. This started with Review Publishing and later the tech publisher IDG Communications in Auckland. In 2006 he was involved in the launch of The Channel magazine. As they say – the rest is history.
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