MORGO 2015: September 10 & 11, Waitangi This year we’re back at the Copthorne Hotel, Bay of Islands. Morgo starts with a networking dinner on the Wednesday and officially ends at 4pm on the 11th. We have a mix of offshore and NZ speakers, case studies and interesting speakers. First speakers include:


Steve Outtrim is a technology entrepreneur from Wellington who now lives in San Francisco. He has founded two technology companies which have gone public, Sausage Software (1996) and Urbanise (2014). He sold his nutraceutical company Aussie Bodies to Kiwi firm Healtheries. He is an early stage investor in a number of technology companies including Connect.com and Grid-Net. Steve is passionate about environmental conservation and habitat preservation. He sits on the board of Silicon Valley charity Reallocate.org, and is writing a book about the secret history of technology.
Dr Jana Matthews is recognized as one of 18 Women Business Gurus in the World. Jana is an original senior team member of the Kaufman Institute and the author of a number of books including “Leading at the Speed of Light”.  Today she leads The Jana Matthews Group to help CEOs and company owners all over the world searching for answers.  What does it take to become a successful growth company? More revenue? More productivity? Stronger team? Better execution? If your company is not meeting expectations, if obstacles are getting in the way of maximizing your growth potential, you are not alone.

Jana knows what it takes and teaches and mentors CEOs to build companies that enable people to perform at their best, deliver products and services that customers want, and become profitable and increasingly valuable.

Pete Coker is the CEO of Martin Aircraft Company. A former senior officer in the Royal Air Force, he has amassed over 5,000 flying hours and was a qualified flying and weapons instructor with substantial policy and procurement experience. He commanded both a squadron and station. More recently, Peter was General Manager of Lockheed Martin (NZ) and Business Development Director for Asia Pacific for a Lockheed Martin Business Unit. Peter has served as a Director on Boards and is a member of the Institute of Directors. He is also a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Management, Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and The Honourable Company of Air Pilots.