Rowan Simpson

Director at Vend Ltd.

Rowan Simpson

Rowan Simpson

Director at Vend Ltd.

Biography

Rowan Simpson Software Engineer

Rowan Simpson is an experienced software developer, business person and investor who is passionate about creating great products which people love to use. He is also an angel investor.

His background is in software engineering. He was a product manager at TradeMe, and they focused on 2 releases a day. At Vend, he handled Marketing and Sales, structured deals, and raised funding from Venture Capital. At Xero he was part of the team the prepared for the roadshow that eventually led to an IPO.

EXPERTISE: software development, Agile
INDUSTRY: Retail
MARKET: SMB

Overview
RelSci Relationships

37

Number of Boards

2

Relationships
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Founder at Vend Ltd.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Chief Marketing Officer at Vend Ltd.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Software Developer at Southgate Labs Ltd.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Software Developer at Southgate Labs Ltd.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

President, US Operations at Vend Ltd.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Security Director at Vend Ltd.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Advisor at Madkudu, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Chief Customer Officer at Vend Ltd.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Partner at Movac Ltd.

Relationship likelihood: Average

Professional at Broadli, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Average

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Rowan Simpson
Director at Vend Ltd.
Education
BS Computer Science
Class of 1996

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Career History
Director
2010 - Current

Southgate Labs Ltd. engages in the development of mobile and web applications. Its product platforms include Triage, Vend, Radio New Zealand, Go Vocab, Rabble, starnow, and Hive News. The company was founded by Rowan Simpson, Michael Koziarski, and Amnon Ben-Or in 2010 and is headquartered in Wellington, New Zealand.

Director
Current

Vend Ltd. operates as a cloud-based point-of-sale (POS) and retail platform. It enables retailers to accept payments, sell in-store and online, manage their inventory, reward customer loyalty, and report on their business in real time. The company was founded by Vaughan Rowsell on April 15, 2009 and is headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

Timely Ltd. develops cloud-based salon software. It offers beauty, hair, spa, wellness, massage, and tattoo services. The company was founded by Andrew Schofield, Ryan Baker and William Berger on December 13th, 2011 and is headquartered in Dunedin, New Zealand.

Chairman
Prior

Vend Ltd. operates as a cloud-based point-of-sale (POS) and retail platform. It enables retailers to accept payments, sell in-store and online, manage their inventory, reward customer loyalty, and report on their business in real time. The company was founded by Vaughan Rowsell on April 15, 2009 and is headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand.

Other Affiliations

Rowan Simpson is affiliated with Southgate Labs Ltd., Vend Ltd., Timely Limited, Vend Ltd.

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