Don Robertson is currently Chief Executive Officer at Amateur Radio Emergency Communications (AREC). He has been in the role for 4 years. He has a career spanning many years in the IT industry, in NZ, UK, Europe and Australia. His roles have covered strategy, management, sales, marketing, project, and technical disciplines including CIO, CTO. He has a passion for radio technology and delights in the integration of radio and internet technologies. He has been a radio amateur since the late 70s and involved in responding to search and rescue and emergencies events since then.