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Neil Movold

Dynamic International Business Career / Founder & CEO


Dynamic International business career spanning over 25 years, with 20+ years at CxO levels. I have worked in multiple industries, including Telecommunications, Internet Services, Management Consulting, Financial Services, Software, Electronics, Sports and Fast Moving Consumer Goods.

Efficient and effective, results and challenge driven executive with a strong and well-balanced business and technology acumen. Recognised for tackling and resolving hard issues, finding fresh ways of combining disparate pieces of core competence and market opportunities. Visionary and strategic thinker with inventive, empathetic, big-picture capabilities and a balanced tactical execution approach. Over the years while working at the forefront of disruptive technologies, I have developed strong product instincts and a passion for understanding human cognitive engagement as it relates to a product's user experience.

I am passionate about amplifying human cognition, allowing us as humans to become better critical thinkers so that we can make better decisions that will ultimately make a better world for all now and the generations to come.

I have a career spanning employment in Canada, Australia, Bermuda and New Zealand. I am currently living in New Zealand with my Kiwi wife and our two children.

Work History

Jan 2012Present

Founder & CEO

InsightNG, New Zealand & Ontario, Canada

I am the founder and visionary behind InsightNG. InsightNG is harnessing the synergies between visual learning and cognitive systems to enhance and augment 21st-century learning and future of work skills. Our view is that if we can think better, we can make better decisions, creating a better world for all.

InsightNG’s goal is to establish a sustainable and profitable social enterprise, ultimately using our resources to impact social change.

I manage and oversee all aspects of strategy and business development, corporate governance, user-focused product management, and market engagement activities.

I have raised $1.4M in investment capital since 2011 and secured a number of Government funded grants.

Jan 2006Present

Managing Director

Karori International Ventures, New Zealand

Provide executive level assistance for short term needs as a "gun for hire" when companies are unable to achieve strategic objectives.  Focus on strategy development, idea generation, product and market viability research, technology assessment and, opportunity versus capability assessment.

Sep 2014Aug 2015

Trustee, Operations

YES Disability Resource Centre, Auckland, NZ

The YES Disability Resource Centre(YES) is a non-profit organisation working to ensure people with disabilities are represented in governance, planning and staffing.

Sep 2008Dec 2010

Managing Director

SB2 International Ventures Limited, New Zealand

SB2 facilitated international opportunities and de-risked the international experience for selected organisations associated with the areas of Science and Technology. Through an innovative collaboration of Public, Private and Tertiary/Research Sector stakeholders, SB2' s mission was to provide a comprehensive and well-orchestrated set of services aimed at accelerating the pace of international readiness and success for its client organisation.

Successfully assisted a number of companies through providing the following services:

  • Targeting the right knowledge and insight to develop a finely-tuned business model and strategic options
  • Providing a deep, forensic analysis of internal and external contacts and opportunities that would not otherwise be found
  • Mapping a highly qualified value network of synergistic business partners, development opportunities and funding
  • Providing in-market support, advice and engagement - going past providing introductions to complement and extend Government programmes
  • Market entry and in-market intelligence
  • Finding pathways to setting up key relationships and strategic opportunities
Jun 2006Nov 2006

COO/acting CEO

Prolificx New Zealand Ltd, New Zealand

Brought in to turn around the company's failure to transition from a customer electronics design company to a global electronics product company. Developed the corporate strategy focused on global sales and market expansion. Identified key customer/channel opportunities.

Introduced best practices around commercialization capabilities, focusing on areas around legal issues, product development practices, sales and market development and internal corporate communication, which resulted in substantial efficiency gains. Successfully secured a grant of NZ$1. 8Million.

Aug 2004Jun 2006


RealSports International Limited, New Zealand

Responsible for all aspects of the company's day-to-day business operations. Implemented best practice software development lifecycle processes and policies.

Achieved 100% improvement in customer visibility through the implementation of a CRM. Developed technology roadmaps. Initiated and developed an end- to-end Customer Engagement Process.

Developed the company's overall corporate strategy. Restructured the company's financial systems creating substantial improvements in visibility around customer acquisition, profitability and overall corporate financial management.


Head of Business/technology

Independent Consulting Solutions, Bermuda

Provided the following services: corporate strategic planning guidance and development services; on-site assessment of business-IT alignment plans and progress; IT organisational effectiveness review; business and IT strategic planning, providing guidance, mentoring, and mediation through the process, resulting in lower operational costs and shorter project implementation timeframes.  

Provided project and strategic management for an ERP implementation at a US$35 million mechanical contracting company covering aspects from vendor selection through business transformation, business process reengineering and technical implementation.


Director, Infrastructure

Promisant Limited, Bermuda

Promisant was a $25M backed start-up supported by JH Whitney, JP Morgan, NeoCarta and McKinsey. Responsible for business line product requirements analysis, process design, vendor relationship management, strategic systems architectural planning, and business operations design.

Reviewed IT opportunities to determine applicability for inclusion in Promisant's quarterly and annual strategic and tactical infrastructure planning process. Prepared and monitored annual operating and capital budgets.



Logic Communications Limited, Bermuda

Designed, built, and managed Logic's ISP based infrastructure, services and products, connecting Bermuda to the Internet. Named Employee of the year in 1999. Built one of the first real-time billing systems to be used in the telecommunication industry. Was influential in deregulating telecommunications in Bermuda and was named as one of a select group of influential individuals in Bermuda's history as a result.



Executive MBA, International Business & Entrepreneurship

Henley Business School, Reading, England

Focus on international entrepreneurship and innovation.


Dual Honours Co-op B.Math (Computer Science & Applied Mathematics)

University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario

Focus on distributed systems and fluid mechanics.