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Right Hemisphere to SAP – Building a global software company from New Zealand with Mark Thomas
May 14, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Plus New Zealand’s Microsoft Imagine Cup Winners, Infinitytek give us a taste of what they are taking to the global final in St Petersburg
As co-founder and President of Right Hemipshere for over 14 years, Mark Thomas helped build a global software company based in New Zealand and Silicon Valley. Mark’s visionary leadership and passion created a company that delivered world-beating 3D visualisation technology. Enterprises such as Boeing, Bell Helicopter, Nike and Northrop Grummen have significantly benefited from the products developed here in New Zealand. In 2011 Right Hemisphere was acquired by SAP AG, the German global software company. Come and listen to Mark’s remarkable story of how he helped build a global software company from New Zealand through to the exit to SAP.
PLUS – a one off opportunity to hear from a team of inspired young entrepreneurs
Team Infinitytek is made up of Daniel Xu, Ming Cheuk, Muthu Chidambaram and Jacky Zhen. Out of 24 finalists they won their category (World Citizenship) in the NZ Microsoft Imagine Cup finals and then went on to beat two other category winners and win their way to the world finals to be held in St Petersburg in July. Come and hear these bright young achievers explain and demonstrate their technology idea!