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Data & AI Sales Lead NZ
Auckland, New Zealand



A technically adept seller with 16+ years of B2B experience, some might say a deadly combination!

At IBM, I am the Sales Lead for Data and AI Portfolio in New Zealand, looking after Strategic Accounts. My portfolio covers the end ot end lifecycle of data in any enterprise including Hybrid Data Collection, Information Management, Data Governance, Master Data Management, as well as analysing the data using business intelligence and planning and forecasting tools.

A key part of the portfolio is AI tools, APIs and Apps which help businesses unlock the value of their data, and help them infuse AI into every aspect of the business to improve ROI, efficiency, reduce operational cost, and genrally free up the humans to work on higher value tasks.

Recently I have also inherited the Financial Crimes solutions which are AI driven.

It is a wide portfolio, making every day and every conversation a new and interesting experience, keeping me on my toes.

Career functional expertise covers end to end enterprise IT knowledge, and business applications of AI, ML, Hybrid Data Management, DataOps, Analytics, Open Source DBs, Cloud, Business Intelligence, to add to data centre hardware and infrastructure solutions. Certified in various technologies including IBM, Red Hat, Lenovo, Nutanix, Vmware, Dell, Fortinet, Cisco, HPE, EMC, Apple, to name a few.

My professional experience includes solution sales, channel management, people management, creating and executing marketing campaigns, business analysis, account management, consulting, research and acting.

Yes, acting. I was a child actor performing in various plays, tv serials and a few films. And I am an avid photographer. Follow me on Instagram @nomadswap or on twitter @swap_stories