David Reiss


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David Reiss and Deane Sloan are Equinox IT's Co-CEOs.

In addition to his company leadership responsibilities, David also runs Equinox IT's Cloud strategy, leads a specialist team of expert consultants and engages directly with our clients as a Principal Consultant.  David helps clients to adapt their businesses; by cleverly using technology to refine operations, customer interactions - and even create entirely new business models

Equinox IT has intentionally adopted this client-centric Co-CEO model, allowing the company to stay at the forefront of the changing ways of working and keeping a finger on the pulse with clients.

David has been with the company since 2016, holding the roles of Principal Consultant and General Manager Auckland. He brings a wealth of experience from his earlier 14 years at Spark Digital, where he held roles in consulting, marketing and sales.

He has specialist skills in:

  • Company leadership, strategic direction and business management
  • Consulting, business case development and stakeholder alignment
  • Digital transformation, technology strategy and planning
  • Technology leadership and architecture
  • Scoping and leading cloud implementation and migration
  • DevOps, Agile and other new ways of working
  • Business and cultural change management
  • Proposition development, sales and marketing.

"Businesses evolving quickly is the new normal.  Deane and I love being both Co-CEOs and Principal Consultants, because that means we can bring our clients’ needs into the way we run our business in real-time. We’re both passionate about what Equinox IT stands for and how we can help the digital evolution of New Zealand organisation."

David is also a speaker and author, with articles in various print and online publications, including his popular LinkedIn articles that have a local and global following.

He has been through the Gen-i Sales Academy at Waikato University.

When not at work David cures and smokes delicious meats.

Follow David on LinkedIn to see his popular digital transformation articles.



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