Taranaki Tech & Talent Talk

An opportunity for Taranaki students to hear from tech business leaders about their path to employment and the world of tech careers

What's it all about?

As part of Techweek 2020, Venture Taranaki is hosting a digital employer connection event to give students the opportunity to hear from employers, graduates and entrepreneurs from the world of tech, e-learning and software development. You will be able to find out more about their career paths, how they got to do their dream job, what it takes to make it and understand the skills employers are looking for.

Students from Pātea Area School and New Plymouth Girls High School will be joining this Zoom session  - if your school would like to take part please email carriem@venture.org.nz to register your interest.

There will be opportunities to ask questions of the speakers, so start thinking and be ready to be inspired.

 View the recording of this event here. Please note the event starts nine minutes into the recording. 

This event is funded by the Ministry of Education and attendees will be asked to complete a 60 sec survey (roughly 8 questions) 

You should be present for the whole duration of this event.


This event uses an external ticketing provider. You will be redirected to their ticketing system once you click to book.

Wednesday 29 Jul
12:15pm - 1:15pm

Free event
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Kendall Flutey

CEO of Banqer

She was going to be an accountant … and then she wasn’t. Now Kendall Flutey (Ngāi Tahu) is a tech entrepreneur, and the co-founder & CEO of Banqer, an online tool for primary and intermediate schools to teach students about money. She was voted Young New Zealander of the Year 2019 and awarded the title of Young Māori Business Leader of the Year 2018.

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Simon Singh

CEO of Learner Me

Simon is a director of Taranaki’s biggest technology group of companies. The group includes Proformac Technologies, an IT-based company that has been in operation for 30 years. Proformac has strong ties with both Apple and Microsoft and Simon is a fully certified Apple and Microsoft engineer.
Simon has a passion for education, and is the CEO of Learner Me, a technology-based training organisation developed as a response to difficulties in finding suitably skilled local staff.

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Aaron Taylor

Senior Backend Developer at Efinity

Aaron joined Efinity in 2012. He holds a BSc Honors Degree in Computer Science from the University of Essex (UK) and is a specialist in back-end development using the Microsoft technology stack. He is a keen problem solver and is adept at seamlessly integrating solutions with external software and services.

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