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Interim Executive was founded in April 2015 by Brooke Paton who is a senior and seasoned technology executive, with a unique blend of business growth and delivery skills and experience within the technology sector, across enterprise and government within New Zealand, Asia and the United Kingdom. We all get much advice and guidance, but someone must do something to drive growth and affect change. Interim Executive is focused on action and outcomes, and providing short to medium term professional services solutions.

Interim Executive has had senior roles for and engagements with many organisations, including: IBM New Zealand, British Telecom (UK), Telecom New Zealand, Telecom New Zealand International (Asia), TelstraClear, Vodafone, Vocus Communications, along with Working Knowledge and Techspace Consulting (consulting and professional services).

Interim Executive’s experience covers both Information Technology and Telecommunications including sales leadership, business development, account director, complex selling, commercial management, bid management, consulting and programme/project delivery.

Interim Executive has very strong relationship management and people skills developed over an extensive ICT business development career, and an attention to detail, having performed the role of Project Executive on over 30 projects (PRINCE2 and AgilePM Practitioner).

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Past projects

Examples of business opportunities and delivery projects

Outsourcing

Outsourced New Zealand’s largest bank’s telecommunications environment under the management of Telecom New Zealand, and moved to an ‘as a service’ model.

Enterprise network deployment

Secured and deployed new enterprise network to over 300 New Zealand locations for a New Zealand Bank.

Sri Lanka Telecom

Secured and deployed new telephone network for Sri Lanka Telecom delivering telephony services to over 100,000 homes in four cities. Partnered with Sumitomo and NEC.

Computerworld Project of the Year

Deployed new and nationwide enterprise voice and data network to one of New Zealand largest government agencies, and won Computerworld Project of the Year.

Biometrics platform deployment

Secured and deployed biometrics platform to large tax agency, which has 2 million New Zealanders enrolled and delivered material business benefit.

Paperless Board initiative

Secured and deployed Paperless Board initiative to senior management within large government agency.

Mobile management platforms

Deployed large mobile fleets to government agencies with new mobile management platforms.

Business application deployment

Secured and deployed new business applications to large government organisations (including mainframe services and nationwide enterprise networks).

Contact centre solutions

Deployed advanced contact centre solutions to large New Zealand government agency (over 1000 agents), driving significant business value in customer service, productivity and material cost savings.

Interim Executive Leadership

Business growth, delivery skills and experience

Brooke Paton
Managing Director

Brooke Paton (Owner and Managing Director) is a senior and seasoned technology executive, with a unique blend of business growth and delivery skills and experience within the technology sector, across business and government within New Zealand, Asia and the United Kingdom.

His career has taken him around the world, including senior roles for: IBM New Zealand, British Telecom (UK), Telecom New Zealand, Telecom New Zealand International (Asia), TelstraClear, Vodafone, Vocus Communications, along with Working Knowledge and Techspace Consulting (consulting and professional services).

Brooke’s experience covers both Information Technology and Telecommunications including sales leadership, business development, account director, complex selling, commercial management, bid management, consulting and programme/project delivery (PRINCE2 Practitioner).

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