Chief Product Owner (CPO)
Joined SMX in 2017 | Previous SMX Board Director | Strategic thinker | Entrepreneurial | Highly skilled in product development and delivery
After six years as a Director on the SMX Board, in April 2017 Brendon stepped down from his Director role to take up the newly created and highly strategic position of CPO. Brendon is responsible for the strategic definition and delivery of the SMX product roadmap and explaining that to clients.
Brendon has a background in software development and delivery, commercial management, business development and management in New Zealand and Australia. He is highly experienced in product development and delivery, strategic planning, financial management, commercial assessments, acquisitions, supply chain and procurement, and production management. He has vast management experience built up working for many respected Australian and New Zealand firms – vWorkApp, Omnilab Media Group, Air New Zealand, TVNZ, and the Royal New Zealand Navy.
Brendon holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and a Graduate Diploma in Business from the University of Auckland, and a Graduate Diploma of Public Sector Management from Massey University. He is also a graduate of the Senior Executive Supply Chain and Logistics Development Programme at Monash University, Melbourne.