Commercialising Next Generation Technology In The Energy Sector

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Research and Development

Research and development is at the heart of what we do at Next Idea. All of our products and solutions come from the smarts behind our research and development team. Innovation starts here.

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Technology Commercialisation

Our commercialisation team takes the innovations from our research and development efforts and prepares them for market. Our business expertise enable us to move fast when it counts.

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Smart Products and Solutions

Producing successful products and solutions that solve real-world problems is our mission at Next Idea. Our first product – Power Genius – is already in the hands of customers. Success looks like this.

We’re redefining the way you live with products like Power Genius

We know it seems hard, but rest easy, we’ve got the team and the vision to make it infinitely simple

We were working on today’s solutions 5 years ago

You should see what we’ve got planned for five years from now

Company

Next Idea is a well managed team of innovators and implementers of cutting edge solutions in the energy sector, solving the challenges facing consumers today and in the future.

The problems NextIdea is solving, most people aren’t even aware of yet.

We are looking ahead into the future and through experience, process, and great team work, are turning problems into beautifully crafted, stunningly robust and easy to operate solutions.

Mike Stobbs

CEO / CDO

With over 30 years experience leading teams and organisations in the technology and innovation sectors, Mike has spent his career working at the bleeding edge of new technologies. Mike believes deeply in NextIdea’s mission and is committed to leading the next wave of technology innovation in the energy sector.

Ben Stanton

Head of R&D

Ben brings a strong track record of innovation and product development in the hardware and technology sectors, and leads NextIdea’s research and development practice. Prior to NextIdea, Ben founded S4Solar in 2009; a company he sold in 2015. Commercialising research and development of technology is what makes Ben tick.

Marcus Foot

VP of Sales

Having started, grown, and sold numerous communication and technology businesses throughout his career, Marcus brings a wealth of sales and business development experience to NextIdea. Marcus’s experience with HRV and SkySolar – two very successfully consumer and energy sector companies – gives him the edge to lead sales for NextIdea.

Kevin Mallon

CTO

Kevin has worked with Vodafone, Auckland City Council, Tekom Malaysia and a host of other international technology companies in his 25 years leading enterprise software development and architecture projects. Not shy of “big and complex projects”, Kevin is leading the innovation of NextIdea’s technology and software platforms.

Mark Spence

CFO

As an innovator in transformation and finance, Mark brings a wealth of financial and operational expertise to the NextIdea team. Having worked with some of the largest corporates in the Asia Pacific, Mark helps create the financial platform on which NextIdea is able to flourish.

Company

Next Idea is a well managed team of innovators and implementers of cutting edge solutions in the energy sector, solving the challenges facing consumers today and in the future.

The problems NextIdea is solving, most people aren’t even aware of yet.

We are looking ahead into the future and through experience, process, and great team work, are turning problems into beautifully crafted, stunningly robust and easy to operate solutions.

Mike Stobbs

CEO / CDO

With over 30 years experience leading teams and organisations in the technology and innovation sectors, Mike has spent his career working at the bleeding edge of new technologies. Mike believes deeply in NextIdea’s mission and is committed to leading the next wave of technology innovation in the energy sector.

Ben Stanton

Head of R&D

Ben brings a strong track record of innovation and product development in the hardware and technology sectors, and leads NextIdea’s research and development practice. Prior to NextIdea, Ben founded S4Solar in 2009; a company he sold in 2015. Commercialising research and development of technology is what makes Ben tick.

Marcus Foot

VP of Sales

Having started, grown, and sold numerous communication and technology businesses throughout his career, Marcus brings a wealth of sales and business development experience to NextIdea. Marcus’s experience with HRV and SkySolar – two very successfully consumer and energy sector companies – gives him the edge to lead sales for NextIdea.

Kevin Mallon

CTO

Kevin has worked with Vodafone, Auckland City Council, Tekom Malaysia and a host of other international technology companies in his 25 years leading enterprise software development and architecture projects. Not shy of “big and complex projects”, Kevin is leading the innovation of NextIdea’s technology and software platforms.

Mark Spence

CFO

As an innovator in transformation and finance, Mark brings a wealth of financial and operational expertise to the NextIdea team. Having worked with some of the largest corporates in the Asia Pacific, Mark helps create the financial platform on which NextIdea is able to flourish.

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