Mark Hardie

Mark currently heads the DATACOM Cloud Infrastructure , SaaS and Services Group , including Professional and Consulting Services, and worked in the Strategic Outsourcing group of IBM NZ prior to this – mainly around large strategic outsourcing projects and Government IaaS.
He is an Angel Investor and have investments in both start up and established businesses. Mark works closely with The Icehouse providing mentoring advice to start up companies looking to accelerate companies in offshore markets. Mark also works closely with the Auckland University providing mentoring experience to both the Spark and Business school programs.
Mark is the former General Manager Sales and Marketing of Gen-i Limited, a New Zealand-owned Information Technology Services company and the former General Manager of Sales and Marketing and a current Investor in Plan-b New Zealand Ltd.

Mark has held a number of client director roles in the ICT arena in major New Zealand information technology companies and his career has primarily been in the sales and marketing area of information technology. He has a number of years experience in managing small and large sales teams as well as client management particularly in competitive target acquisition of large strategic outsource IT contracts.

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