Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable – William Pollard
Every job I have had whether it be technician, programmer, systems analyst, business development, sales management, General Manager, Director of Marketing or business owner has been at least 95% about customer service. Only the customers differ.
Kirk has spent his entire career in the information technology industry in various companies and roles. This amounts to close on 40 years of learning opportunities.
Kirk’s early career was with international IT company NCR Corporation where he had extensive high level experience as part of the team managing the strategic Coles Myer account.
Moving from a big multi-national to a small high tech startup in 1990, Kirk joined Australian electronic payment and data security startup Intellect Australia.
During a second 10 year career in which the company grew from 5 local entrepreneurial enthusiasts to over 200 global professionals Kirk progressed from sales evangelist for the Australian operation to the role of General Manager of Product Marketing for the company globally. In 1999 Kirk was appointed General Manager of Intellect’s Asia Pacific region.
Intellect Australia was awarded the Australian Exporter of the Year Award in 1994 and Kirk spent much time travelling to various countries to support and train the company’s local offices and customer base during his time with the company.
Kirk started his own business in 2004 to provide business & marketing leadership for high tech startups in Perth.
During these years Kirk was heavily involved in startup funding and IPOs for several high technology companies working with diverse technologies including flat screen technology, photonics for wide area networks and fibre to the home and satellite telecommunications telemetry technologies.
Kirk became a Director of Oracle Digital in January 2014.
Kirk has a flair for building hi-tech startups with process driven business management systems whilst his international marketing, customer support and solution development experience drives quality outcomes for our clients.