Introducing the TIN Team…

Greg Shanahan

Founder & Managing Director

As captain of the TIN team, Greg’s dedication and passion for the technology sector led him to establish Technology Investment Network (TIN) in 1999. Under his direction, the TIN Report has enjoyed growing recognition and influence since its inception in 2005. Greg oversees the report content each year.

A well-known figure in the high-tech sector, Greg’s background includes a decade working in marketing management roles for Fisher & Paykel (in NZ and the US). His in-depth industry knowledge is underpinned by his role as co-founder and MD of high-tech medical device company Veriphi.

Brendan Boughen

Publications Manager

Brendan is an experienced communications professional and business writer who has been active in the NZ tech industry for over a decade as a PR consultant for a wide range of tech companies, including several years as the Senior Comms Manager at Microsoft NZ. He is also familiar to many as the cartoonist known as ‘Jim’, whose cartoons about technology have regularly appeared in print and online tech news channels over the years.

As the Publications Manager for TIN, Brendan’s primary responsibility is to produce the TIN Report and its associated publications from concept to launch, including overseeing all writing and editing, and wrangling the TIN research team.

Alex Dickson

Head of Research

Alex is a dedicated researcher with a history of breaking news and leading small teams. Skilled in quantitative and qualitative reporting, Alex has worked across the UK, AU and NZ markets following work conducted for NZMFAT and NZMOD. He received his Masters in Strategic Studies with distinction from Victoria of Wellington and is passionate about history, politics and international relations.

Bettina Sinclair

Commercial Manager

With more than 18 years of experience in communication, marketing, and events, Bettina’s strategic and organisational skills are well utilised in her role as Commercial Manager for TIN. Tine fosters the growth of the TIN membership community by delivering memorable events and growing TIN’s engagement with the tech sector.

Ashley Hibbard

Brand & Digital Manager

Ashley spearheads the design and development of the TIN website and works to broaden the reach and interaction of the TIN community through marketing, branding, and social media. She has worked in various roles within the IT sector in the US & NZ.

Sarah Gardyne

Marketing & Digital Design Manager

Sarah’s focus is the design and execution of TIN’s online communications across multiple digital marketing channels. She shapes TIN’s outward image by growing and evolving the TIN brand.

Meagan Rootman

Office Manager

Meagan joined the TIN team in March of 2022. She brings solid administrative experience to the team and is responsible for keeping the office running smoothly as well as the accounting and human resource functions.

Kate Dobbin

Communications Manager

With a wealth of PR experience in the UK, Kate joined the TIN team to manage media and publicity for TIN Report launches and other prominent publication releases and events.

Jennifer Miller

Events Manager

Jennifer joined TIN earlier in the year and is responsible for TIN’s busy events schedule. Jennifer takes great pride in organising high quality, engaging events and creating valuable networking opportunities for the TIN community.

Shyam Prasad-Jones

Research Analyst Intern

Shyam brings his experience as the current Editor-in-Chief of the University of Auckland’s Investment Bulletin, completing an exchange at King’s College London, and winning the GD1 Venture Capital Competition, that helped him develop the qualitative and quantitative investment analysis skills he brings to TIN’s research and analysis efforts.

Daniel Vaz

Research Analyst Intern

Daniel joined the TIN Research Team in 2021, contributing his diverse qualitative and quantitative research experience to TIN’s publications.


Research Analyst

Saurabh joined TIN as a research analyst to apply his data science knowledge and skills to TIN’s trailblazing data analysis platform.


Data Analsyt Intern

Tim joined the research team this year, bringing his diverse experience across tech and early-stage companies to TIN.