John Holt

Founder and Managing Director, TAINZ

Intrapreneur turned serial Entrepreneur, John has developed his career and business network across a wide range of industries and markets.

Constantly curious and passionate about growth and learning he works with a wide range of Entrepreneurs and Executives to facilitate growth and better strategic decisions.

Uncomfortable “advising” without deep personal expertise he has worked in Sales, Marketing and Leadership roles with large global corporations as well as having started and exited his own ventures in New Zealand, Australia and the US.

In 2010 he co-founded Kiwi Landing Pad as a platform for paying it forward and accelerating the growth of business capability and knowledge sharing with a 20 year vision of making a meaningful and lasting positive impact on New Zealand’s tech and innovation economy.

Outside of work, he is a father, husband, mountain biker and trainee pilot with a philosophy of trying anything at least once.