Our Management Team

The People Behind Our Success...



Ben Simpson
CEO

The Commander in chief’s adaptability & energy has been key to our success.

Ben’s professional experience in IT stretches 15 years and encompasses an innovative blend of attributes including, Management, Consulting, Strategy, Technology Product Development, Business Analysis, Tracking & Reporting, IT Operations & Hardware Procurement.

Ben Simpson
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Daniel Tanner
Director

Danny founded his first company at age 20. By age 28 he began to expand his business repertoire with large scale investments in start-ups and established businesses throughout Australasia.

Over 50 years of international trade spanning a variety of industries, Danny’s business acumen is testament to his success. Joining what is now HD in 2007, Danny saw huge potential in the HD brand. If he’s not meeting with fellow businessmen making business happen you can find him cruising the Hauraki with Amada Cruises that he owns.
Daniel is an avid traveller and father of five children.


Guy Lowe
Systems & 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!

Guy Lowe
Ian Massam


Ian Massam
Datacentre Manager

With many years in the electronics industry Ian brings a wealth of hands on practical knowledge to HD. He was attracted to the team of young innovators and the chance to really make something his own.

After 3 short years being part of the HD team this man runs a tight ship. Maintenance is key to keeping the well oiled Datacentre running at 100%. Ian is also an avid sailor and family man. Our customers are safe in the knowledge that the datacentre is looked after by a man with vast experience.


Peter Zhang
Senior Software Engineer

Peter enjoys playing with new web technologies as much as driving his car.
He has been commercially involved in PHP web development since 2011 and holds a Bachelor Degree in Computing Science from Waikato University.

Peter is fluent in both English and Chinese, he is a great help to the HD team as we continue to expand offering our services to Chinese-Kiwi customers.

Peter Zhang


George Zhao
Senior Cloud Engineer

George joined HD in late 2014, and is a Red Hat Certified Engineer.

He has a keen interest in anything related in high-end technologies, especially in the HD cloud computing area.
He is experienced with different cloud services, system automations and administration.

George is fluent in both English and Chinese, he is a great help to the HD team as we continue to expand offering our services to Chinese-Kiwi customers.


Sam Szeto
Technical/SDM

Sam joined HD in 2014 after having 6 years experience as an ISP Technician at Woosh Sam deals with day to day Business Fibre Provisioning with Chorus, Credit Control, Account Auditing.
Sam is fluent in both English and Chinese, he is a great help to the HD team as we continue to expand offering our services to Chinese-Kiwi customers.
He is a sporty person interested in Basketball, Soccer, Snowboarding and is currently playing competitive basketball.

Peter Zhang
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