Findco Crew meets Xero Founder

Date: 19th September 2013

Rod Drury and Findco staffFindco Crew meets Xero Founder

The Cloud accounting software company and ”sharemarket darling”, Xero is a fast growing company with teams in New Zealand, Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom and is emerging as the global leader in online accounting for small business.

Guest Speaker at the Queenstown Chamber of Commerce business breakfast last Thursday, Rod Drury, CEO of Xero, talked about how they’ve built a global business, how technology allows anyone to participate in the global economy and provided an update on what they’re seeing the New Zealand economy.

After university Rod flatted in Man Street while working up Coronet Peak and looked longingly back at how life might have been if he’d stayed a ski bum – though is confident we’d all be eating RodBurgers now!

More information:

NZ Business Podcast – Rod Drury’s success story

Stuff – Rod Drury’s tips on making your business big

New Zealand Herald – Rod Drury on the forces driving innovation and the role of technology in NZ’s future



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