Over 20 people representing all New Zealand universities are involved in Software Innovation NZ. The people identified below are the committee members. Further information on the people involved in Software Innovation NZ will be added in due course.


Associate Professor Ewan Tempero
Associate Professor
University of Auckland


Professor Stephen G. MacDonell
Professor of Software Engineering
Auckland University of Technology
Professor in Information Science
University of Otago
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Dr Kelly Blincoe
University of AucklandRead Bio

Social Event Coordinator

Dr Matthias Galster
Head of the Software Engineering Research and Applications Lab
University of Canterbury
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Dr Rashina Hoda
Senior Lecturer
University of AucklandRead Bio

Industry Liaison (South Island)

Dr Thomas Young
Senior Software Architect
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Industry Liaison (North Island)

Jim Buchan
Senior Lecturer
Auckland University of TechnologyRead Bio

Executive Members

Dr Sherlock A Licorish
University of OtagoRead Bio
Associate Professor Jens Dietrich
Associate Professor
Massey UniversityRead Bio
Professor James Noble
Professor of Computer Science
Victoria University of WellingtonRead Bio