Staff Biography - Wayne Davies
In detail, what is your role at Think IT?
My Role at Think IT Waikato changes depending on our client's demands. My daily routine normally consists of Remote support, Client sales, Onsite installation and support, and administration duties. I am lucky to have the Auckland Team supporting me and our clients, making life a lot easier and productive for everyone.
What is it that drives and encourages you within your work and personal life?
I am driven by making a difference within my workspace but also within my personal life. I encourage myself to make a difference with my work colleagues and with my clients. Making a difference and being able to help others is what drives me to grow in my work and personal life.
Who, or what, was the biggest influence in your career today?
The biggest influence in my career to date would be my good friend Daniel Anstis. We started my computer business back in 2003 ad he taught me so much in the 2 years that he worked for me. He is one of the most talented IT engineers I have ever met.
Whose biggest fan, are you?
Well on the world stage one name that comes to me is Elon Musk. I feel his technology endeavours are going to help the world for the better. Especially in the solar and electric power field. Hopefully, technology will hugely reduce our energy and power costs in the future.
What accomplishment are you most proud of within your job role at Think IT?
Making that transition into Think IT over the last year has been challenging and exciting. I am especially proud that we have taken on Hamilton Eye Clinic and surpassed their expectations and formed a great partnership.
What technology most excites you?
The technology I am most excited about is cloud computing. It is great to see a lot of businesses moving to the cloud and harness its potential to drive business growth. In the coming years, everything will be interlinked using the cloud. It will also have different software’s communicating with each other seamlessly which will produce an awesome customer experience.
What areas should business be focusing on when it comes to technology?
Understanding the business technology needs. Having the right piece of technology in place for the right person can ensure your team are working at peak levels, improving the efficiency of tasks, plus increasing employee satisfaction. If they are using a piece of hardware that they like, they are more likely to enjoy their day.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
In my spare time, I spend time with my partner and our 3 girls. I also regularly ride dirt bikes with my family and friends. I get on missions around our 3-acre property there's always something to build clean or mow.
If you could gain one super-human power, what would it be?
If I had a superpower it would be the indestructible man. You could do anything dangerous and not die or get broken. Yea then I could do big jumps on my bike and not be scared.