Technology is about people

We’re building a collective of extraordinary talent with shared values and a passionate commitment to deliver game-changing outcomes for New Zealand enterprises.

Reuben Dunn, DevOps Engineer

Gareth Evans, Founder & Chief Engineer

Vicky Price, Mission Control

Mat Horner, Technical Leadership

Ajay Blackshah, SAFe/Value Stream Specialist

Rob England, Associate Consultant

Davin Ryan, Coding Architect

Gillian Clark, Founder & CEO

Rick Mugridge, Yoda

Don Smith, Mentor & Coach

Philip Rodrigues, Coding Architect

Jeff Gibson, Agile Trainer

Tony Luisi, Coding Architect

Noah Cantor, Technical Leadership

Paul Jacobs, Coding Architect

Blair Jacobs, Coding Architect

Anna Tyrrell, Technical Editor & Coding Architect

Benji Stephenson, Coding Architect

Laché Melvin, Coding Gymnast

Brad Rautenbach, Coding Architect

Tanya Kennard-Campbell, People & Culture

Nicky Beuker, People

The principles that guide us

Conjure moments

Strive to create the a-ha! moments that jolt, liberate and inspire you. They’ll help you discover the ‘elevation, insight, pride and connection’ that become defining memories and waypoints on your personal journey. Following these will help…

Listen and observe first

Empathy, respect and compassion start here. It’s the cornerstone of learning and shared experience that puts you into insightful territory, open to moments. It’s the thing that allows your strong opinions – however loosely held – to be heard in return and validated (or otherwise) by others who may know more. It shows you care, it brings others to your side and everyone’s wellbeing will be better for it.

Explore, experience and find purpose

Stretch your comfort levels, embrace uncertainty and be open to a journey of discovery. Take joy in the ambiguity of it all and cherish the experiences along the way – the wins, the fails and the risks that took you away from life as usual. Somewhere on this kind of journey you’ll definitely have moments. One of those might be finding your purpose.

Good things multiply

Create the things that make life better and more good things are sure to follow. Create relationships, trust, understanding, networks, diversity of thought and ideas. Create the environments that allow people to become better versions of themselves. If we do all of this together, we’ll conjure more moments for everyone.

Engage differently

Playbooks – finding a path to value

We bring systems-level thinking and a toolbox of models, frameworks and concepts to shine a light on your situation in ways that you may not have considered. Ways that help you see things through different lenses and which reveal the new paths to value that are worth exploring.


We work with...

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Our partners


Tasktop is revolutionising Value Stream Management with a platform that helps enterprises ‘see through the black box’ of software delivery, align IT initiatives with business goals and accelerate flow. As trained Tasktop partners, we’re ready to help you see value in a whole new way.

Dev Academy

We work with Dev Academy to provide critical capability uplift for developers, helping them expand their technical skills to deliver better software. Dev Academy is where Kiwi ingenuity and values of manaakitanga and aroha collide with innovation, education and technology.


elevate.to is home for some of the world’s most experienced SPCTs (SAFe Programme Trainers) and transformation consultants (including HYPR’s Gillian and Gareth). Our partnership ensures we learn, share, collaborate to ensure delivery of world-class SAFe® education.


Nomad8 is one of New Zealand’s leading Agile consulting, training and coaching practices. We work with Nomad8 on Callaghan Innovation’s Build for Speed programme where the engagement is targeted towards building high-performing, self-organising product and delivery teams.