John McDermott

Consulting Partner

BSc, PGDipBusAdmin, MInstD

John founded Stellar alongside business partners Travis Barker and Grant Broadbent in 2008. He is an experienced manager and information strategist with roots firmly planted in technical delivery. With twenty years of experience covering software development, Business Intelligence, Information Architecture, Project Management, and Strategic Planning, John is well versed in all aspects of the project delivery lifecycle.

John spent eight years in London, working with Deutsche Bank, Virgin Mobile and News Limited. Returning to New Zealand in 2003 he became a Senior Manager at CapGemini NZ and Hewlett-Packard specialising in Business Intelligence.

John is married with two young daughters. He hasn’t lost his interest in travel, and loves to follow sport – not surprising for someone who represented New Zealand in rowing.

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