Our Team

The People Behind Our Success...

Ben Simpson
Co-founder, Director, CEO
Visionary, Business strategist, Innovator. Ben is a self-taught tech expert who built the HD Group from a startup to a successful company. Ben's professional expertise includes strategy, product development, business analysis, IT operations, digital assets and hardware procurement. His entrepreneurial spirit is now focused on blockchain-based platforms and other fintech solutions.
Daniel Tanner
Co-founder, Director
Entrepreneur, Business strategist, Institution-builder. He saw potential in Ben's business idea and has guided the HD Group every step of the way. Danny has over 50 years' experience in international trade spanning a variety of industries. He founded his first company at 20. By 28, he began expanding his business with large-scale investments in startups and established businesses throughout Australasia.
Guy Lowe
System and Network Administrator
Guy joined HD in 2009, when it was still a web hosting provider with a couple of leased racks operating out of Ben's house. He has since become one of HD's core staff members, helping build HD into what it is today - and has since finished the Computer Science degree he was halfway through at the time. Guy has an active interest in all things operational and enjoys spending time with his daughter in the weekends. He's a keen boater, you may seem him sailing on the Hauraki Gulf this summer!
Brad Cook
Chief Information Officer
Strategist, Security Analyst, Engineer. Brad oversees HD Group's technology-related strategies and initiatives. He monitors the company's operational needs and plans the deployment of tech infrastructure. Brad also leads the design and customisation of tech platforms to ensure optimal performance. He has been in the IT sector for over 10 years.
Martin Nduaguba
Business Development Consultant
Generating business opportunities, Account Management, Client Relationship. Martin manages the business development for the HD Group and is responsible for targeted growth of client portfolios. Martin has experience in helping businesses utilise technology and grow their markets. He has a background in E-Commerce and International Management.
George Zhao
Senior Cloud Engineer
Systems Architect, Cloud Engineer, Security Analyst. George has a keen interest in high-end technologies and has been working on the HD Cloud computing team since 2014. He is experienced with different cloud services, system automation, cloud security and technical and business applications of cloud.
Peter Zheng
Senior Software Engineer
Full-stack Developer, Database Architect. Peter enjoys experimenting with new web technologies as much as driving his car. He has been commercially involved in PHP web development since 2011. Peter has a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science from Waikato University.
Sheldon Dsouza
UX/UI Designer, Front End Developer, Coder. Sheldon has a strong eye for design and enjoys pushing pixels and lines of code and graphics. He plans, experiments with codes, maintains and upgrades online platforms. He also monitors online traffic and works on SEO and SEM.
Paromita Mukhopadhyay
Communication and Social Media Coordinator
Digital Marketer, Copywriter, Editor. Paromita creates web and social media content and manages the public relations. A former journalist, she has managed communication and social media marketing for several businesses and international organisations.
Ian Massam
Datacentre Manager
Systems Security, Equipment Maintenance, Business Strategy. Ian's wealth of knowledge and hands-on experience in the electronics industry has been invaluable to the HD Group. He runs the HD Net Datacentre and ensures compliance with international standards and systems. He supervises the designing and evaluation of all server systems, identifies issues and implements timely resolutions.
Jess Horsburgh
HR Advisor/Markeing Manager, UI
Staffing, HR Policies, Performance Evaluation. Jess leads the organisation's strategic people management programme. She specialises in sourcing talent for all aspects of the business. Jess is also the Marketing Manager for Unlimited Internet, HD Group's Broadband service.
Sam Szeto
Service Delivery Manager
Fibre Provisioning, Account Auditing, Credit Control. Sam deals with the day to day management of relationships with service partners. He monitors delivery processes and evaluates customer feedback to develop uniform procedures for quality improvement. He also reviews and audits processes to ensure quality of practice meets contractual and legal obligations.
Jeremy Hutchinson
General Manager, UI
Business Strategist, Technical Support, Provisioning. Jeremy oversees the operations of Unlimited Internet, HD Group's broadband service. He monitors industry trends and government policies. He manages business objectives and measures results. Jeremy also maintains budgets, allocates resources and reviews progress. He also provides technical support, liaises with partner companies and trains and mentors staff.
Regina Lamositele
Technical Support Analyst
Customer service, Troubleshooting, Account Management. Regina provides support to HD Group's Unlimited Internet and VOIP subscribers. She helps resolve customer issues and maintains broadband and telecom services for clients. She also handles the provisioning for broadband services, liaises with service providers and helps with administration and record keeping.
Jeffrey Enriquez
Technical Support Analyst
Broadband Support and Provisioning, Troubleshooting, Account Auditing. Jeff provides remote support to the HD Group's Unlimited Internet customers. He monitors and analyses customer requests and complaints and handles new broadband connections. He also provides advice, guidance and expertise to customers. Jeff also compiles reports and best practice procedures to improve services.
Alasdair Cargo
Support & Logistics
Customer service, Troubleshooting, Account Management. Alasdair provides remote support to the HD Group's Unlimited Internet customers. He also handles ADSL2+, VDSL2, VOIP and UFB/Fibre services. Alasdair oversees order provisioning, new connections, address changes, transitions and helps with troubleshooting. He also monitors customer accounts and updates records.

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