Centrality is a Kiwi company formed by like-minded individuals that are interested in cutting edge technology and creating something purposeful.

Centrality is a Kiwi company formed by like-minded individuals that are interested in cutting edge technology and creating something purposeful.

Aaron McDonald

Aaron McDonald

CEO

Aaron is a 20 year tech industry veteran with experience leading teams across all aspects of a technology company. Aaron has held leadership positions in large technology companies managing portfolios over $1b in value across engineering and architecture, product management, product development, marketing and sales.

Roger Smith

Roger Smith

Chairman

Roger is the shareholder and the key executive in driving the global growth of a unicorn (Independent Liquor), on the global M&A advisory board of Euronet and currently CEO of ePay NZ. Roger is a successful active angel investor for various businesses including Society One, My HR, Cin7 and Fingermark.

Jerry Yuan

Jerry Yuan

Chief Operating Officer and Angel Investor

Jerry has 10 years’ experience across the Telco and ICT industry. Jerry is highly experienced in providing high end value to various ICT projects and was previously the Account/Sales Director for HUAWEI Technologies. Jerry has global connections within the industry which will help Centrality achieve global growth and adoption.

Daniel Gillespie

Daniel Gillespie

Group General Manager

Daniel brings with him over 12 years of international banking and private equity experience. His skill set covers strategic value creation, restructuring, fund raising, deal origination, investment and portfolio management and asset realisations. Daniel has been a Board Member of a number of group companies providing a broad knowledge of fiduciary and corporate legal responsibilities through various markets.

Andy Higgs

Andy Higgs

Head of Strategic Partnerships

Andy has a 20 year track record delivering growth, new business and performance improvement in commercial leadership roles across public and private sector organisations. Andy’s international experience includes Deloitte Consulting, MTV Networks Europe and co-founding Accelerate Sport (now CSM) developing global sport and entertainment rights based in London.

Jerome Faury

Jerome Faury

Group General Manager

15 years senior P&L and business management / leadership experience. From GM to regional and functional head roles including Board and Non-Executive or advisory positions. Significant hyper-growth exposure across digital payments, healthcare and enterprise software.

Jeffrey McDonald

Jeffrey McDonald

Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith

Development Manager

Nathan has 20 years experience in technology solutions with his most previous role as the Head of Digital at a large technology consulting firm (Theta Consulting). Nathan is a highly experienced multi domain architect with considerable experience delivering large complex projects. Nathan leads the overall delivery approach in Centrality, ensuring quality product with scalable architecture is delivered.

Bart Holowko

Bart Holowko

Head of Cognitive Computing

10 years experience in senior roles at large software and consulting companies in Europe such as Ernst and Young, including leading teams and projects focused on data science and machine learning software in the fintech space. Bart sets the scene for our big data architecture ensuring developers have first class services available to enhance their customer experiences.

Ruitao Su

Ruitao Su

Head of Mobile

Ruitao has more than 20 years experience in the development of mobile applications with local and global companies. Ruitao is the co-founder of several successful start-ups in the U.S and his last 3 applications were featured on Apple in the U.S. Rui provides unparalleled domain leadership in building world first experiences in our native applications.

Leon Huang

Leon Huang

Head of Blockchain

Leon is an experienced senior technology specialist in the banking and finance sector. Leon holds a graduate Diploma in Computer Science with Postgraduate in Economics. Leon is a former VP of technology at JP Morgan and has held senior roles within Credit Suisse and Barclays Capital. Leon left the banking sector to join Alibaba where he was the Lead developing their Blockchain platform and first application.

Mark Povey

Mark Povey

Head of IOT

With more than 15 years developing hardware and software for connected devices across digital signage, transport and environmental sensors. Mark brings a wealth of experience in enabling applications to integrate with the physical world.

Sam Zou

Sam Zou

Head of Infrastructure and Cloud Services

Sam has more than 15 years of IT experience with various roles in the technology space, specialising in Infrastructure and clouding services design and implementation. In his earlier career, Sam developed a world-leading HR application the accumulated multi-million dollars of annual revenue. Before joining Centrality, Sam led a full-stack development team and successfully built the strategic cloud based mobile application for Reckon, one of the leading accounting software firms.

Jordan Maddison

Jordan Maddison

Creative Lead

Practiced in the art of how design and technology connect, Jordan embraces her eye for detail to create epic user interfaces and experiences. Jordan leads the Centrality design team and shapes the visual language used across the platform modules, to create a unified customer experience across 10 Blockchain businesses. Jordan’s unique flair for bringing design and new technology together ensures users get the most out of the experience that will lead us into the future.

Abby Potich

Abby Potich

Manager of Product Experience

Beginning her experience in the world of tech with a Bachelor’s degree in Design Innovation, Abby Potich has since spent over 4 years in the world of fast growing cloud software companies. With a foot in the door at point of sale software company Vend as a pioneering Customer Success Manager, she climbed the ladder to lead a team of professionals onboarding and managing customer life-cycles for all high priority accounts in Asia and the Pacific.

Semanie Cato

Semanie Cato

Head of Sales

David McDonald

David McDonald

Head of Technology

Ahmed Hilali

Ahmed Hilali

Software Professional

With over 10 years experience developing software on the cutting edge, Ahmed is a flexible and curious individual who has worked on everything from 3D graphics engines, to mobile apps, to database security layers. Most recently he is leading the Pl^g blockchain infrastructure team at the Centrality Auckland office and pondering what makes the perfect Merkle tree.

Phoenix Zerin

Phoenix Zerin

Phoenix has been developing and architecting software applications for over a decade, most recently completing a 5-year stint as a digital nomad in South America. Phoenix is a Senior Blockchain Developer at Centrality and the lead developer for PyOTA, the Python API library for the IOTA cryptocurrency. In his spare time, he is a motorcycle enthusiast, bushcraft-curious, and likes cat emojis. 🐱

 Matic Lesjak

Matic Lesjak

Software Engineer

Brijesh Trivedi

Brijesh Trivedi

Full Stack Engineer

Ryan Whitehouse

Ryan Whitehouse

Full stack Developer

Mandy Zhang

Mandy Zhang

Software Developer

Karina Prawitasari

Karina Prawitasari

Software Test Analyst

Tim Ruddell

Tim Ruddell

Software Developer

George Revell

George Revell

Algorithm Engineer

Sean Wang

Sean Wang

Mobile Developer

Michael Zhai

Michael Zhai

Software Developer

Yang Liu

Yang Liu

Software Engineer

Liz Alonzi

Liz Alonzi

Full Stack Web Developer

Kun Wang

Kun Wang

Software Developer

Ian He

Ian He

Wilfred Godfrey

Wilfred Godfrey

Full Stack Developer

Ashley Keen

Ashley Keen

Graphic & Digital Designer

Lillian Wang

Lillian Wang

Graphic & Digital Designer

Luke Hadley

Luke Hadley

Karishma Bothara

Karishma Bothara

Gayan Mannapperuma

Gayan Mannapperuma

Full Stack Developer

Cherry Liang

Cherry Liang

Software Engineer

Ben Gao

Ben Gao

Full Stack Developer

Shylo Hana

Shylo Hana

Product Experience Support

Triet Lam

Triet Lam

Full Stack Developer

Kevin Isom

Kevin Isom

Technical Lead/Solution Architect

Saikrishna Mahenderkar

Saikrishna Mahenderkar

Software Test Engineer

Justin Yoon

Justin Yoon

Full Stack Developer

Yakun Weng

Yakun Weng

Full stack Developer

Felix Shu

Felix Shu

Full Stack Developer

Kristian Legaspi

Kristian Legaspi

Full stack .NET developer

Kanthimathi Nachadalingam

Kanthimathi Nachadalingam

Nigel Nguyen

Nigel Nguyen

Engineer

Chester

Chester

Chief Doggo Officer

Developing a peer to peer marketplace.