“The Innovators Summit”.
Friday 26 July 2019 – Auckland

After fantastic feedback from our first M2 Success Summit, we’re back with our second.

An exciting afternoon on the future of work, the technological advances and innovations that impact the way we work, the ever evolving industries, and the new business models formed from innovation at the bleeding edge.

M2 Editor, Andre Rowell, will interview 3 innovation practitioners on how they are delivering technology that will improve the way we do business in the future and whose ideas are improving lives and changing the world.

By attending M2 SUCCESS SUMMIT you will become part of a community of professionals inspired by fellow New Zealand leaders and visionaries, celebrating success, sharing business insights and building key relationships.

You will come away inspired and with actionable advice & ideas on how to grow your business and inspire your clients while meeting new valuable business contacts.

Plus, you & all your guests you take will receive a complimentary 12 month M2 Magazine subscription, the first issue will feature the summaries of discussions from the speakers and picture pages of the event as a souvenir of the day.

A great way to inspire your clients and staff, the ultimate business growth lunch.

The Schedule – Friday 26 July 2019:

12:30pm Registration and Lunch

1:00pm Andre Rowell’s (M2 Editor) Interview with Greg Cross, followed by Q&A with the audience

Andre’s Interview with Ben Tairea, followed by Q&A with the audience

Andre’s Interview with Remi Galasso, followed by Q&A with the audience

3:30pm Networking Function (we will have M2 ambassadors to make introductions)

5:00pm Close

Greg Cross
Co-Founder of Soul Machines

Soul Machines develops intelligent, emotionally responsive avatars as a user interface for Artificial Intelligence (AI) platforms. The University of Auckland spin-out company was founded based on the BabyX technology created by Dr. Mark Sagar and his engineering research team at the University’s Laboratory for Animate Technologies at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute. PowerbyProxi a company he co-founded was sold to Apple in 2017.


Ben Tairea
Co-founder of  Āhau

Ben is the co-founder and product lead of Āhau, co-founder and business lead of Internet of Agriculture, and graduate full-stack developer of Enspiral Dev Academy. Ben has a focus on emerging technologies and how these tools can be used for greater social impact and cultural development across a number of different industries from health, construction, media, agriculture, and technology. Āhau empowers individuals with a self-sovereign digital identity solution to track their genealogy, iwi and whakapapa. The blockchain-enabled identity solution has the potential to be utilised by indigenous communities around the world.

Remi Galasso
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Hawaiki.

Hawaiki’s transoceanic telecommunication infrastructure linking Australia and New Zealand to Hawaii and the United States heralded a new era of international connectivity, bringing socio-economic benefits for businesses and consumers across the Pacific region. Remi is a telecom industry veteran with over 20 years’ experience. Prior to Hawaiki, Remi created Intelia in 2005, a leading supplier of telecommunication infrastructure networks for the Pacific Islands region. Remi’s previous experience includes senior positions in Vietnam, Malaysia and Oceania for Alcatel-Lucent, including Country Senior Officer for the Pacific Islands from 2001 to 2005. Remi graduated from Tours business school (France) and holds a Bachelor of Business.


Andre Rowell
M2 Editor

Having been the editor of M2 Magazine since 2006, Andre has been in the room with some of the biggest names in business from New Zealand and around the world, so he’s no stranger to tackling heavyweights head on with the hard hitting questions.


You’ll have a chance to ask these guys a question either in the Q&A sessions or in person at the Networking Function


Each table of 8 includes:
8 x guests for lunch served with quality Wine & Beer
Networking cocktail function
8 x 1 year M2 Magazine Subscriptions including summary of event & pics

$1,689+GST per table of 8