Rod is currently Chief Customer Officer at Vector, a Founder and Director of strategic advisory consultancy The Exponential Agency, a Director of JUCY Group, SMX and start-up Genoapay, a Trustee of Springboard Trust and a member of AUT’s Auteur’s influencers panel. He was formerly CEO of Spark Ventures. Prior to this, Rod was Spark’s Chief Product Officer and before that Chief Strategy Officer and a member of the Spark Executive team for almost 10 years.
Rod is an AUT Creative tech and Icehouse Flux Accelerator mentor and also a start-up investor.
Rod holds a BCA from Victoria University, and an Executive Management Diploma from Darden Business School. He is a ANZ Chartered Accountant, and is a Member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors.