Risk Management for the Modern Workplace

Join Ricoh and Microsoft for an Auckland customer event


Whisky, but not as you know it

We can't let the year pass by without a final customer event, so Tuesday 15th Decemeber we'll be hosting a tasting event with our friends at Glengarry who will whisk(y) us away to foreign lands with a premium selection of their very best.

As we Savour the product, Paul Bowkett of Microsoft, Rick Shera of Lowndes Jordan and our very own Roly Smoldon will lead and engaging presentation

As your data explodes, do you have a revised strategy for protecting and managing sensitive and business-critical data? As our workplaces become increasingly agile and we access data from anywhere at anytime, it's critical your data protection strategy can handle the new normal.

If you have any questions please contact the organiser

The Session will take place on:

  • Tuesday 15th December
  • 3:30pm-5:00pm
  • Glengarry Wines Victoria Park
  • 118 Wellesley Street West, Auckland

Attendees will learn:

  • Overview of the NZ Privacy act 2020 and expert legal advice from our special guest Rick Shera
  • Benefits of intelligent compliance and risk managemment
  • Benefits of Automated Discovery
  • Technology as a Service - the 'Why'

Our Guest Speakers

Rick Shera – LLB, M.Com.Law (Hons), CITPNZ, CMInstD

Digital Business and Internet Lawyer

Rick has a Masters degree in copyright and internet law and is a partner at corporate, commercial and IT law firm, Lowndes Jordan. He focuses on digital business and internet law, including capital raising, IT, IP, cybersecurity and privacy.

He is chair of Netsafe and is the first lawyer to be accredited as a Chartered IT Professional by IT Professionals NZ. Rick has held various Government board appointments, is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors and, in recognition of his contribution to the development of the internet in New Zealand, was made a Fellow of InternetNZ in 2017.

Paul Bowkett

NZ SMB Territory Manager – Microsoft

Paul Bowkett manages the NZ SMB Territory at Microsoft New Zealand, working closely with Microsoft’s broad partner network and 3rd parties to help deliver Microsoft cloud services such as Office 365, Microsoft 365 and Azure to NZ business.

Over the past 25 years Paul has worked accross business applications, business productivity software and more recently cloud services businesses, with the last 16 years spent at Microsoft across Australia and NZ most recently spearheading Microsoft’s cloud offerings for the SMB market segment in NZ.

All attendees will qualify for a complimentary data risk management consultation in which you'll gain valuable insights into your current state of compliance, and learn of any focus areas for improvement.


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