Memia founder Ben Reid is an experienced company advisor with a deep industry background in software and technology business strategy. Ben works with a wide range of organisations spanning multinational software companies, government and startups, bringing strategic technology capability at governance and senior executive level.
Ben is active in promoting innovation and collaboration across the New Zealand technology industry and public sector. From 2017-2019 he was the Executive Director of the Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand. He has also been a longstanding committee member and former Chairman of CanterburyTech, the regional tech industry body and also Canterbury Angel Investors Inc., the regional Angel Investment network. Ben is a member of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand.