Helen is an entrepreneur with interests in a diverse range of innovative companies as well as an Independent Director serving on the board of numerous organisations.
Previous experience: She has led tech companies for over 30 years and plays a pivotal role in the development of women in business.
Helen is Co-founder, Executive Director and CEO of Organic Initiative (Oi). Oi is changing the world by removing plastics from hygiene products.
Helen chairs The Network for Learning Ltd (N4L) responsible for transforming education in New Zealand to modern learning environments, CLOUD M, a mobile software company, and Valens Group, building confidence in women in the early-mid stages of their career.
She is Director, ATEED (Auckland Tourism Events & Economic Development), the NZ Defence Force, Fulbright NZ and a Trustee of Aktive Auckland Sport & Recreation. Former roles include the Head of Microsoft in NZ, CEO of TZ1 Registry, Managing Director at Markit Group (WW), and VP of Pivotal Corporation (APAC).
Awards: Helen Robinson is the Supreme Winner of the NZ Women of Influence Award 2016.
A theme of Helen's career has been a strong passion and drive to improve the quality of life for all, and to deliver value to stakeholders through innovation and technology, growing businesses which ‘do good’ at mass scale