ITx 2020 Programme

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The adventures of a curious wahinepreneur in technology and the fast changing business landscape

Thursday 3:30pm - 4:15pm, CITRENZ (



Heidi Renata

Chief Energy Officer & Curious Wāhinepreneur - INNOV8HQ

Heidi Renata is an ambitious Business Woman & Community Leader, who has spent the last 20 years working across various Industry Sectors including her tenure of 13 years with Vodafone NZ, where she had been recognised as one of Vodafone NZ's Top Business Leaders.

Since her departure from Vodafone in August 2015, she has since established Dunedin's new Smart Business Hub & Co-working Space "Innov8HQ", providing a Supermarket of Resources - to House, Connect and Support Businesses through Start up, Growth and Sustainability in the Digital Age. One of the key differentiators for the space is that Innov8HQ provides Business Mentoring as a value add to co-working spaces in addition to access to premium office facilities in the city.

Heidi has been in a variety of governance roles, including Board of Directors for SIGNAL (South Island ICT Graduate School), Deputy Chair of the Malcam Charitable Trust & Board member of KUMA (Southern Maori Business Network). She has been devoted to working at the governance level for Businesses & Not For Profits - both locally & nationwide to develop and help deploy reputable Leadership strategies to drive results and give you the winning edge in the market in the Digital Age.