The Instillery is an award-winning Kiwi company born in the cloud and automation era, servicing clients across the globe.
With a fresh young lens, thirst for innovation and a cloud agnostic, data-driven approach, we enable organisations to develop and release new products and services significantly faster, with lower risk, at a lower cost and more frequently than ever before.
Our cloud solution set includes multi-cloud and digital transformation consulting, managed services and smart data for big and small business. Our service product approach ensures a high velocity, economic path to leveraging the benefits of cloud and automation.
THE WAY WE WORK.
We’re passionate about delivering tangible business results for our customers wherever they might be on their cloud journey. Our methodology and toolset result in data-driven contextual insights for our customers. Engagements are driven by data and overlaid with contextual information to put what we’re seeing into perspective for your organisation and objectives.
We pride ourselves on our collaborative approach, preferring to act as an organisation’s ‘co-pilot’ rather than holding the controls at ransom. We do this by sharing access, information and people, ensuring total transparency so when we say we’re truly cloud agnostic, we mean it.
Founder & CEO
Mike is an award-winning entrepreneur and regarded within the ANZ market as “the cloud guy”. Mike was born to lead in the IT industry, growing up in the Computerland era and honing his skills through a 14 year career working for Logical, IBM and Cisco on both sides of the Tasman. His passion for the evolution of Cloud & DevOps and commitment to staying at the forefront of the industry is only surpassed by his focus to ensure positive and tangible business results for our clients.
Chief Technology & Product Officer
Jeremy is our resident thought leader with a huge amount of knowledge on all things cloud, having worked across service provider environments, local government and large enterprise organisations. Jeremy is responsible for leading our enterprise cloud and security consulting and cloud managed services, with focus also on the productisation of our wider global service offering.
Grant has over 18 years’ of enterprise IT experience across the utility, health and advertising industries in New Zealand and the UK. His speciality is cloud and infrastructure management, design, administration and support where he has focused his efforts for the past several years. Grant is focused on positive business outcomes for our clients and is passionate about driving the adoption of public cloud technologies.
Chief Amazement Officer
Jack is our youngest recruit who is an award-winning web designer and our go to man for all graphic design work. When Jack’s not designing awesome marketing campaigns, he is our in house graphic designer.
Sabrina is the glue that keeps us all together, coordinating and managing us and our enterprise projects. She’s a fabulous multi-tasker, which means she can also be found helping out the activations and support team. You can be sure that whatever Sabrina is focused on, she always has our customers and their business goals front of mind.
Business Development Manager
Nick has a huge appetite to help New Zealand business innovate through the use of cloud technology. Nick believes in doing things in new and collaborative ways and has a fantastic track record of working with enterprise organisations and government departments delivering tangible business outcomes that reduce risk and drive cost out.
Corey runs our Auckland mid-market team to promote and deliver world-class solutions to our customers. Corey has a unique ability to understand and address customer needs while being very technical in his problem solving and ongoing customer support.
Senior Cloud Activations Engineer
Michael joined us in 2015 and is another one of our rising stars from AUT ilk. Quick to get in and roll his sleeves up, AWS certified, Michael sits across the sales and engineering teams and runs multiple AWS workloads for a wide range of companies and applications.
Waikato, Bay Of Plenty, & Taranaki.
GM Technical Operations
Scott is an Information Technology professional with over 20 years of experience in leadership, management and technical roles. Scott has a diverse background in Network Services, Core Infrastructure, Backup and Disaster Recovery & virtualisation technologies.
Scott possesses solid Technical & Management skills, and is well versed in leading large diverse teams both local and across the Asia Pacific region. This enables engagement & delivery of projects big and small all supported by strong business acumen.
With an effective engagement style with all levels of management, and an ability to translate technology solutions into “business speak” this leads to successful business engagement delivering defined business driven outcomes for our customers.
Since beginning his IT career at 18, picking and shipping hard-drives in the Datastor warehouse, Richard has developed into a business leader with a relentless focus on process improvement and developing the customer experience. He has held various national management roles and believes that regardless of the product or service, business is about building strong relationships and understanding needs in order to provide the best outcomes for customers as well as staff.
Daniel is an adaptable and enthusiastic person with 15 years’ experience in the Information Technology. Predominantly working with Microsoft based environments, Daniel held a key role designing and implementing Microsoft based systems with one of New Zealand's premier tertiary providers.
With a user base of around 25,000, Daniel provides technical guidance and support to all Microsoft systems including 4500 desktops and laptops.
Daniel's passion is to assist our clients move forward with technology. Daniel has worked with business, education and healthcare sectors providing technical leadership in those areas while ensuring successful outcomes.
With origins spanning back to being the first person in Lion Breweries to get a PC (early 80's) to being CFO/COO at Xero, and a lot in between including being on the founding board of NZ's first ASP - Appserv and NZ's first remote DBA service - SQL Services. He's taken on advisor roles to organisations such as Datastor (now Westcon) and Plexure plus executive roles with ComputerLand, GDC and Onesource (Konica Minolta and Cogent). Ross certainly has seen and experienced more than most.
Building great teams with a passion for delivering a brilliant customer outcomes are paramount for Ross.
Hawkes Bay & Manawatu.
CEO - South
Rohan brings a real depth of business experience to The Instillery with over 20 years of that experience being in the IT sector.
With a relentless drive to continuously improve the business outcomes for our clients he ensures that technology and needs are aligned well to create true business value.
The key measure of success for Rohan is when clients volunteer themselves as a source of referral. As an established and respected business leader in the Hawkes Bay region, he takes personal pride in knowing that The Instillery is making continual improvements to the regions economy, the businesses that contribute to it and the people and families that work in those businesses.
Chief Digital Officer
Ray has worked in technology and leadership roles within the technology marketplace for 20 years. His entire career has focused on enhancing performance of businesses through the use of technology.
He helped grow one of the industry’s first remote IT management systems, developed solutions for the leading IT Service Provider ISV's and has guided organisations in the IT space through major partnerships and acquisitions.
Head of Client Engagement
Bec is a highly experienced and passionate leader of both people and complex digital projects. Bec thrives on delivery and outcomes for customers, and has an impressive track record to underpin this, having managed highly successful programmes up to $20m in scale.