Doing what I love, enjoying life, and motivating people around me.
Mike has been designing and developing technology and business strategy solutions for major blue-chip corporations across the world since 1993. Mike’s career journey began as a University lecturer in computer technology. Subsequently, Mike gained executive experience in both business and technology roles across South Africa, Asia, Japan, Europe and Australia, culminating in his role at Oracle as VP of Financial Services Industry, Asia Pacific. With a passion for excellent communication, Mike became a certified social media strategist and founded KINSHIP digital. He now pioneers the adoption of social principles for some of the world’s leading brands.
We are such social animals, our work environments and ways should really be social too.
Founder of E-DEAL, a Paris-based CRM software company, creator of a modular yet global CRM solution for major accounts and SMBs. Knowledgeable Social Media enthusiast with solid experience in enterprise applications implementation for a wide variety of industry sectors and organisational sizes. Antoine spends his time evaluating how Social Media technology can be used by businesses and people to fix the damages of the last two hundred years or so and re-instate social, kinship and ultimately happiness and productivity, through connections, conversations and collaboration in and outside the enterprise.
Director Strategy and Alliances
Logic will get you from A to B – imagination will get you anywhere!
Will started his working life in Industry at 3M Corporation before moving into the IT Industry, where he had 22 years of creating and leading Presales and Sales teams throughout Asia Pacific with SSA Global, Siebel and Oracle Corporation. He has deep domain knowledge in: Software as a Service (SaaS), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) strategies, Social CRM and Supply Chain Management (SCM). Will is acknowledged as a superior public speaker and presenter, articulating Thought Leadership strategies to support the solutions being taken to market. Organisational and leadership skills will deliver superior results to KINSHIP enterprise's customers wishing to apply Social Technology to their business.
General Manager - VIC
Walter sees excitement in the ability of technology to transform business and society and the relationships between all its participants. The convergence of social technologies, cloud computing, mobile, and big data offers the biggest opportunities ever for those who can see the big digital picture and execute. That’s where the fun of KINSHIP enterprise comes in – helping transform the opportunities into business value. Walter has a M.Sc. (Computing Science) attended the Advanced Management Program at Mt Eliza Business School, and has passed the official Level 4 Japanese Proficiency Test.
General Manager - NSW
Thomas has worked with public and private sector organisations in Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America to identify key business requirements, develop the right solution and ensure successful delivery of same. Working at companies such as IBM, these engagements include multi-national banks and businesses, governments and SMEs. Leading matrix teams both pre- and post-sale, his focus is on the delivery of solutions to meet each client's specific needs and against business metrics.
Thys is a highly educated business executive with three masters degrees. Thys has lead teams to deliver business solutions spanning industries from engineering & manufacturing sectors, through financial services and banking, to telecommunications. Major assignments ranged from technical to business deployments, varied from production lines to banking platforms, across companies from GM, Unilever, Rembrandt Group, Telstra, St George Bank to the Commonwealth Bank. Thys offers the strength of experience gained through his diverse background as a combined skill-set to compliment the work required across the breadth of KINSHIP enterprise client base.
Renier has more than 15 years experience in software development and architecture, where he has designed and successfully implemented various systems in the mining, insurance and fleet maintenance sectors for large international companies. Renier’s has had formal training and completed his B.Sc. (HONS) Computer Science degree and together with his knowledge and experience in various Microsoft Technologies helps customers to successfully implement their software solutions.
A business without passion is a business without soul, I’m passionate in what I do – at KINSHIP digital we will make a difference.
Previously Managing Director of Sun Microsystems Australia and New Zealand, and now a co-founder of the iGo2 group of companies, Andrew brings extensive broad business knowledge and acumen in small, medium and large multinational organisations to the group. Andrew as a Founding Director and board member is responsible for overseeing the business aspects of the iGo2 group of companies. Andrew brings a wealth of sales, services, product and general management experience. Andrew thrives on achievement, addressing the next challenge and always making a difference.