20 years working with large corporate organisations in sales, sales management, sales director and key account management roles across APAC.
James co-owns Futureworks with Shane and manages the relationship between the client and Futureworks.
Bachelor of IT, Central Institute of Technology. AMX ACE Programmer.
Shane provides high level programming expertise and is responsible for control systems design, programming, touch panel design and user training. Shane co-owns Futureworks with James and manages internal operations.
After completing a Bachelor of Electronic Engineering, Wyatt joined Futureworks in 2004. He is a qualified AMX ACE Installer. His responsibilities include system engineering, documentation, installation and coordination of maintenance support.
After 20 years of providing IT solutions to market Richard joined us in 2014 to head up our operations in Christchurch for implementation and project management of our solutions. His responsibilities include installation as well as documentation of our solutions.
Syd has a Bachelors Degree in Education from Victoria University. He has over 25 years’ experience in the Sales and Marketing holding several Senior roles in Wholesale Trading and Retail acquisitions across the Utilities sector. His role is focused on managing our corporate partnerships across our portfolio.
Married to Judy for 30 years together they have five children. His hobbies are walking the family dog and as a qualified chef experimenting new cooking techniques with New Zealand’s beautiful selection of seafood and meats.
8 years’ experience providing AV and IT solutions, specialising in interactive technologies in the education sector. He is an Extron certified AV technician and is currently working towards becoming an AMX ACE installer. His responsibilities include installation and support of our solutions on site. Mark has previously run his own AV company off-shore.
Kristen joined Futureworks as Administration and Finance Manager in 2022. An experienced business owner with a background in the construction and accounting industries, she specialises in process analysis and implementation, human resources and management.
Michael joined the team in July 2022. With a background in Electrical Engineering, 8 years’ experience working in the theatre and live events industry, and roles in IT, Michael brings a range of skills to the team. His responsibilities include installation and support of our solutions on site.
With the combination of skills and experience gained from several different roles in the Audio-visual / cabling industry for over 10 years, Isaac is well equipped as an audio visual installer. Isaac has completed a variety of courses including, Infocomm International level one, Q-SYS level one training and is also 3M International Structured Copper and Fibre certified and Schneider Actassi certified. His responsibilities include fabrication, installation, and commissioning of AV systems in client spaces.
Bree joined the team in 2022 with a strong background in audio engineering, live event AV and streaming, and has also completed level 1 electrical engineering. He has held the position of head in-house audio-visual technician for several function venues in Wellington and has excelled in various customer service roles for over 10 years. He supports our clients with installation, configuration, maintenance and finishing projects and builds on site.
Dion joined Futureworks in June 2022 as Programme Director, following extensive experience at a range of levels in the tertiary sector, most recently holding a Directorship at the Wellington School of Business and Government at Victoria University of Wellington. In this role he leveraged technology and digital to establish digital strategies and led their operationalisation through the execution of a programme of key projects.
He interprets and provides direction to strategically leverage digital technology, enabling it to contribute to the development of operational efficiencies, create competitive advantage, and to embed digital into the identity of organisations. A key component and passion is the development of physical environments to deliver modern experiences to meet the evolving needs and expectations of stakeholders. Using a consultative approach, he has experience working across disparate groups to build and maintain positive and productive working relationships and networks. By establishing and sharing in a common goal and vision, he gains buy-in by listening to and understanding the needs of clients.