Empired and Intergen appoint Travis Barker to new Trans-Tasman leadership role as General Manager Market Development – Data & AI

2 March 2020

Auckland, New Zealand – March 2, 2020 – Travis Barker has joined Empired and Intergen’s leadership team in the newly established Trans-Tasman role of general manager market development – Data & AI.

Simon Bright, COO, Empired and CEO Intergen, said, “We are delighted to welcome Travis to the team and add his immense skills and experience in Data & AI to our Trans-Tasman leadership group.

“As the spearhead for Empired and Intergen’s team of 60-plus Data & AI specialists across Australia and New Zealand, Travis’ appointment really changes the game for us in being able to engage strategically with and help our customers to make the most of the tremendous opportunities and competitive advantage that their data can unlock for them.

“As a leading Microsoft partner providing services to Australasian enterprises, everything Empired and Intergen does as a business with our end-to-end Microsoft capability lets our clients recognise the true value of their data, and we have been working with many organisations over a number of years on this ongoing journey. Travis’ role will ensure that we are constantly driving innovation and realising this immense strategic opportunity for our customers.”

Travis Barker said, “Intergen is unquestionably New Zealand's leading Microsoft software solutions partner, so when the opportunity presented itself to help both Intergen and parent company, Empired, to develop and strengthen their Microsoft Data & AI market presence, I jumped at it.

“The newly created role of GM market development for Data & AI will help focus the Group’s efforts in driving innovation and shaping the future of business for our customers. Data & AI are integral differentiators in modern business, and, alongside Microsoft, we have the ability put the most advanced technologies and services within reach of every organisation – giving our customers the strategic advantage to succeed.

“I am truly excited to be joining such a talented team and look forward to helping cement our reputation and position as the undisputed leader in Microsoft Data & AI solutions.”

Prior to joining Intergen and Empired, Travis spent the past eleven years nurturing and growing New Zealand data and analytics consultancy, Stellar Consulting Group, growing it from a start-up into a leader in the Data and Analytics field. Before this, this Travis worked for HP Consulting, CapGemini NZ, and EY Consulting as a business intelligence developer/consultant.

 

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For additional information:

Stuart Strickland
GM, Customer Enablement
Empired Limited
stuart.strickland@empired.com
+61 8 6333 2454

About Empired

Empired Limited is an IT Services provider with a broad range of capabilities targeted at delivering enterprise IT solutions that improve efficiency, productivity and competitive advantage for our clients.

Our clients are medium to large corporate and government organisations within key industries including Energy and Natural Resources, State and Federal Government, Finance and insurance, Utilities and Transport.

We offer a broad range of services from managed services to digital transformation. Together they provide a breadth of service and expertise not seen in other consultancies of similar pedigree allowing Empired to deliver ‘end to-end’ business solutions that assist our customers in driving their key business outcomes.

With a team of over 1,000 people located throughout Australia, New Zealand and North America, Empired has built a reputation for service excellence. This combined with our strategy that is underpinned by initiative, innovation and growth ensures that in a dynamic and rapidly growing technology marketplace Empired is strongly positioned to capture market share and continue to build on its success.

About Intergen

Intergen, a subsidiary of Empired Limited, is one of Australasia’s leading dedicated Microsoft solutions providers and a leading member of the Microsoft Partner Network, with staff delivering information technology solutions across Australia, New Zealand and North America.

Intergen is an IT services provider with a broad range of capabilities targeted at delivering enterprise IT solutions that improve efficiency, productivity and competitive advantage for our clients. This breadth of service allows the delivery of ‘end to-end’ business solutions that assist our customers in driving their key business outcomes.

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Certain statements made in this communication may contain or comprise certain forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, no assurance can be given that such expectations will prove to have been correct. Accordingly, results could differ materially from those set out in the forward-looking statements as a result of, among other factors, changes in economic and market conditions, success of business and operating initiatives, changes in the regulatory environment and other government actions, and business and operational risk management. The Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly or release any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after today’s date or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.


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