The CEO of Mega, Graham Gaylard, today announced two senior technology appointments to join the Mega team.

Dr Stuart Inglis BCMS (hons), PGDMS, Ph.D. has been appointed Chief Technology Officer commencing immediately, replacing Mathias Ortmann, who will take on the Chief Systems Architect role within the company.

Stuart is a professional computer scientist with over 30 years programming experience and a passion for software innovation. He has a blend of technical excellence and software project management experience, with a background in algorithm design, intellectual property creation, high performance computation and low-level optimisation. He has expertise in software development, high reliability hosting, data analysis and complex solution development.

His first commercial experience was the NZ director and R & D software developer for a New York company called Webmind. This was followed by founding a San Francisco data analysis company Reel Two Inc in 2001. The NZ subsidiary of Reel Two was sold to NetValue in 2007 where Stuart became a shareholder and director.

He joins Mega from his previous role as the CTO of Hamilton firm NetValue, which saw him lead the technical development of large projects and high-tech spin off companies including Real Time Genomics and SureChem. NetValue’s subsidiary company, Interspeed, is a leader in high-reliability hosting and Stuart brings a wide range of skills with him.

The second appointment is Mark van Walraven MSc, who has been appointed Senior Systems Administrator, a new role that has been created to oversee the global technical expansion of Mega.    Mark has an extensive background in systems management and has been associated with Mr Gaylard’s businesses for twenty years.

For further information please contact Graham Gaylard, 027-2718281