Michael is Spark’s General Manager IoT, responsible for Spark’s Internet of Things business in consumer and business markets. IoT is a key growth area for Spark, and Michael is accountable for identifying and building new business models within it. He is a member of the Executive Council for the New Zealand IoT alliance, and a member of the Business Advisory Council for the AUT Business School.
Michael was previously Spark’s General Manager Strategy, accountable for Spark’s group and market strategy and for its merger and acquisition activity. He led the acquisition of a number of technology businesses, in particular the acquisitions of cloud IT businesses Revera and CCL. Prior to Spark, Michael worked as a management consultant for Deloitte in New Zealand and the UK. He holds a BA (Hons) in Political Science and a BBus in Economics and Accounting.