Presenter – Nicolás Erdödy

Business Success Workshops are presented by Nicolás Erdödy 


Brief facts ——-

Master of Entrepreneurship, Otago University School of Business, Dunedin (now lecturing there)

– Full Member of Institute of Information Technology Professionals (MIITP) and Speaker at the 2013 IITP National Conference (Tauranga)

Member of Angel Investors Association of New Zealand (AANZ)

Councillor New Zealand Open Source Society (NZOSS)

– Mentor, Dunedin Start-up Weekend (March + Sept’13) & Lightning Lab Start up Accelerator, Wellington (Feb’13)

– Organiser 2013 AANZ network events, Oamaru

– Director, Founder Open Parallel Ltd (specialised in software for multicore and parallel computing)

Work package manager for the Software Development Environment work package with the CSP (Central Signal Processor) Canadian consortium for SKA radiotelescope -the ultimate big-data project (largest software project in the world) -and also for Common Software work package with Science Data Processor (SDP) Cambridge University-led consortium

– Conference Chair Multicore World 2014 and Computing for SKA. Auckland, February ’14

– Director, Founder Erdödy Consultancy Ltd (specialised in new venture creation, business, capital & technology)


Previously —-

– Venture Capital Manager, de Geest Ventures -boutique high-tech VC firm, Oamaru / Dunedin (2005 – 2008)

– Former Full Member of New Zealand Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (NZVCA) (2005 – 2008)

– Director, Paric Ltd, Auckland (2005 – 2008)

– Founder, CEO, Total Resolution, NZ-Australia (2005-2006)

– Program Manager, Open Source Learning Lab, Wellington (2008-2009)

– Founder, CEO, World45 Ltd., 1st multicore software company in New Zealand (Dunedin / Silicon Valley) (2005 – 2008)

– Founder, CEO,, 1st e-learning Math academy in South America (14 countries) (1999 – 2002)

– Founder, Owner, Academia Erdödy -one of the most prestigious private Math academy in Uruguay (1980 – 2003)

– Lecturer (Calculus, Geometry), Labor University of Uruguay (student body ~55,000) (1987 – 2003)


Education —–

Nicolás holds a Master of Entrepreneurship from the University of Otago, New Zealand; a Research Diploma for New Technologies in Education from INRP (Uruguay – France) and forgot long time ago the Fortran that studied between Mathematics and Civil Engineering / Hydraulics at the School of Engineering of Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay.

Born in Uruguay from Hungarian parents -now a New Zealand citizen, Nicolás is married with three children: He lives in Oamaru since 2003 and knows how to ask for a beer in five human languages.

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