Duncan is a technology all rounder. He has successfully designed, built, managed, project managed, product managed, and analysed a wide array Telecommunications Internet & IT solutions and systems in his career. He is enthusiastic, knowledgeable and a great communicator. Duncan provides analysis and business modeling, solution and systems design and development, project management, product management, expert telecommunications and Internet knowledge. He also provides valuable support for Pre Sales teams including customer needs determination, leadership and motivation, and delivering effective solutions and RFP responses..
Duncan has a Bachelor of Technology from Massey University. Over the last 29 years he has worked for most major NZ Telecoms companies including CLEAR, Telstra, and Telecom, ISPs Netlink and Paradise, CityLink and a wide range of other Corporate and Government departments. He has technical and sales and marketing skills. His understanding of systems is extensive and he has excellent analytical skills. Duncan is also a strong leader and demonstrates objectivity and the ability to focus on the underlying issues. His personal manner is calm and customer focussed and he is often asked to trouble shoot challenging situations.
Duncan is a technophile and a people person, who enjoys all things related to both technology and people. He usually finds it is all in the attitude. With the right attitude everything just works and issues are always resolved early.
Duncan has spent a lot of the last 7 years with Gravelroad developing economic models of companies, and statistical forecasting models using R. He enjoys new ways of doing things and the most recent modelling tools, Analytica, and Cubeplan.
A Wellingtonian through and through, he is married to Leone and they have 4 children. Duncan enjoys mucking around with his family. He also likes almost all exercise, especially playing, and watching rugby, running, cycling, and martial arts. He is strongly interested in motivation and spirituality, particularly Christianity.