Head of Engineering
Jaco’s background spans over 20 years across industries including Telco, Utilities, Banking, Financial Services, Consulting, Government, and clients across New Zealand, Australia, Asia and the United States. He is an experienced leader in Software Engineering with a strong background in building and operating successful Technology Businesses, Teams and Products, Technology Architecture & Strategy, Technology Delivery and Lifecycle Management, People Management, Consulting, and Partnerships.
He has extensive experience in Software Engineering, both as practitioner and leader of teams of 100+ across geographies, working directly with C-level and other stakeholders (including partners and multi-vendor scenarios), LOB and Product Teams, and leading full lifecycle application and product development across existing and new systems and solutions.
He is passionate about creating value based on the innovative use of technology, specifically around software engineering. He enjoys operating in the space where business and technology merge and the opportunities to improve the creation of more value through innovative approaches.