FOUNDER / CEO
Carl is the Founder of JumpShift, and his focus is on improving the effectiveness of organizations through more motivated and productive people. Carl has over 15 years experience of improving organisational performance through defining their identities and developing strategies. Carl has worked at Accenture and Rightmove.co.uk, as well as founding businesses of his own – Browniepoints.co.nz and boutique strategy consulting company Real Consulting.
Carl won the 2010 Platinum-Triangle Fulbright Scholar in Entrepreneurship and holds an MBA from Babson College in Boston, USA, where he graduated top of his class. He also has a Bachelor of Technology (Hons.) from Massey University, NZ, and was awarded the 2011 Massey University Distinguished Young Alumni.
Outside of work, Carl does all he can to be in salt water – fishing it, surfing it or diving in it.
NZ MANAGING DIRECTOR
Don is NZ Managing Director of JumpShift, and brings 10 years of continuous improvement experience and learnings from a variety of industries including Engineering, FMCG, Aircraft, Dairy and multiple SME’s.
Don has held senior and junior continuous improvement roles, senior management roles, and been an apprentice – all providing him the ability to share his learnings, and build the capability of people and teams at all levels within organisations. Don has qualifications in Lean, Six Sigma and TOC and his passion is in building the capability of the people he works with ensuring that mindset changes are embedded into the way we work.
Don was previously a successful competitive sportsman. He was ranked third in the world in speed skating, as well as a two-times national mini seven champion. Don has won Global Excellence / CEO awards within the industries he has worked, but ranks his greatest success as his family and sharing his passions of fishing, sport, and living the Kiwi dream with his son.
Tim is our Chief Operating Officer. He brings 20+ years experience working with businesses to understand their customers, develop teams and improve processes, systems and performance. Tim has worked with both small startup businesses and large corporates in Northern Europe and NZ and recently has been leading change improvement programs in the health sector.
Tim holds a Masters in Business Studies , a Post-grad Diploma in Business and Administration and a Bachelor of Technology with 1st Class Honours. He is an experienced change management facilitator and coach and is certified with the American Society for Quality as a Six Sigma Black Belt.
Tim is based in Auckland, and when he is not with his three children, he loves to get outdoors whether it be on skis or the mountain bike.
JUMPSHIFT INDIA DIRECTOR
Darshan is our JumpShift India Director. He is passionate about launching and scaling up ventures. He is also currently Director at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at FLAME University. Recently, he was the head of programs at GenNext Hub, the startup initiative of Reliance Industries Limited.
Passionate about entrepreneurship, Darshan graduated from Babson College (Boston) with honors and has been active in the US & Indian startup communities in various roles. Darshan was part of the Babson College incubator program and also worked at MassChallenge, one of the largest startup accelerators in the US. He won the Babson College Next Big Idea competition, Darshan ranked 3rd in chemical engineering at University of Pune, India.
Amol Deshpande leads our technology development team for our Adeption platform, and is a master at converting wild ideas into beautiful technology.
Amol has over 10 years experience delivering investment banking products in various roles ranging from Developer to Delivery Lead.
Amol holds a Bachelors degree in Electronics & Telecommunication from Pune University, India.
US VP, CUSTOMER SUCCESS
Matt is our US-based VP – Customer Success at Adeption. As well as being pretty much the nicest guy you’ll meet, Matt brings 12+ years of experience in Fortune 500 companies with roles in HR, systems, analytics, strategy, and continuous improvement. Matt is passionate about helping organizations develop problem solving skills and improving how people work together.
Matt holds an MBA from Babson College in Boston, US and a BA in Communication and Spanish from Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT, USA. He is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.
VP, SALES and DELIVERY
Mark is our VP Sales & Delivery at JumpShift. He brings 20 years experience in sales, facilitation and coaching having worked with organisations across the world through a number of consultancies including his own business. Mark inspires meaningful conversations and is passionate about what enables organisations, teams and individuals to achieve their potential.
Mark holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Managerial and Administrative Studies from Aston University in Birmingham, UK. He is a coach supervisor, an ICF accredited coach, an NLP practitioner, Insights accredited and loves personal and leadership development.
Mark lives in Waiuku south of Auckland, NZ with his wife Samantha, four children Alanah, Soraya, Jole and Khouri, dogs Maizey & Harley, and two kittens. He loves the forests and rugged beaches on the West Coast and body boarding with the kids so that the black sands get everywhere at home!
Kristina is our Integration Manager. She works on integrating our programs into the Adeption platform, as well as conducting research to keep our programs at the cutting edge of the leadership development field.
Kristina comes to JumpShift from Massey University with a Master's Degree in Leadership Development.
James is one of our experience designers and a leadership coach and facilitator. He is passionate about helping people to design a life and career they love.
After nearly 20 years working in training, development, recruitment and coaching he is an expert with real examples and powerful tools to help leaders at all levels to achieve their potential.
With a love of travel, food, fitness and dogs and a lifelong learning addict himself he inspires others through living a purposeful life.
CUSTOMER SUCCESS COORDINATOR
Anna is our Customer Success Manager. She supports all the participants of our programmes.
With a Bachelor of Food Technology from Massey University, Anna has held product development, logistics and customer service roles in the FMCG and Utilities industries. Before joining JumpShift she was Senior Customer Service Representative at Unison Networks Limited in Hawkes Bay.
Outside of work, Anna’s spare time is taken up raising her two young children but she also enjoys travel (she is conveniently married to a pilot), cooking and entertaining, and a good drop of wine.
MARKETING and EVENTS ADVISOR
Margaret is our Marketing and Events Advisor at JumpShift. She works on creating content and collateral surrounding the programmes that Jumpshift facilitates.
Margaret has a Marketing and Management degree from Auckland University and has previously worked in a number of customer focused industries allowing her to bring some extra insight into meeting our customer needs.
In her spare time Margaret enjoys getting away from the big city, market days and hiking outdoors.
CO-FOUNDER / COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
Emma is in charge of our communications at JumpShift. Emma is fascinated with human behaviour, and creating products, plans and systems that are easy to use.
Emma's background is in marketing and creating businesses. She co-founded Browniepoints.co.nz, an online gift store in 2004, and after turning it into a profitable business and selling in 2009, has since helped create and implement business plans and processes for corporates, SMEs and nonprofits.
Emma has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Hons.). She recently completed a paper in Judgement and Decision Making at Harvard University, Boston, and holds a Certificate in Interior Design from KLC School of Design, London. Emma loves Mexican food, making lists, collecting fabric, and hunting for crabs at the beach with her two and four year old.
Nicky is a Lead Facilitator at JumpShift. Nicky has 18 years experience working across a diverse range of sectors but always with the focus on how to support individuals, teams and organisations build capability and create an environment where people can thrive. She is passionate about bringing a strengths-based approach to leadership development and ensuring tangible benefits that can be measured.
Nicky started out her career as a Psychologist in the Royal New Zealand Navy before working for a number of private organizations in New Zealand and Asia-Pacific. She now works alongside clients to help lift the performance of leaders and has a reputation for bringing practical, supportive and creative solutions. Nicky has an MA (with first class honours) in Psychology from the University of Canterbury.
Nicky, her husband, and three children also own a 2,500 tree olive grove in Kaukapakapa NZ and so she’s passionate about olive oil, gardening and creating various colourful homemade works of art.
Lettie is a Lead Facilitator at JumpShift. Lettie is a highly experienced facilitator, trainer and coach, with a background working with organisations worldwide to empower, motivate and engage people. She is committed to making people happier at work and in life.
Lettie’s extensive background working in project management, sales and leadership roles for corporate organisations has given her first-hand experience of how to address limiting beliefs, habits and gaps from a perspective of strength and possibility. Lettie trained as a facilitator and coach with the Neuroleadership Institute has her Professional Coach Certification (PCC) with the International Coach Federation. She is currently completing a diploma in Positive Psychology and Wellbeing.
Lettie enjoys ‘upcycling’ old furniture, competing with herself for her fastest 10km run and practising positive parenting techniques on her 3-year-old ‘case study of one’!
Wanda is a Lead Facilitator at JumpShift. Wanda’s passion is advancing women and creating inclusive cultures. Wanda has over 10 years working with all types of organisations creating engaged and high performing teams, supporting individuals to reach their unique potential. Wanda has a background in HR, OD and managing a small business.
Wanda is a certified coach, member of IOD and ICF and is the holder of our Advancing Women Academy accreditation with our global consulting partner Linkage Inc. She holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences from the University of Waikato, and is a current volunteer board member.
Outside of work, Wanda navigates the journey of being a fulfilled and balanced working mum with her husband and two boys.
Anna is a Lead Facilitator at JumpShift. Anna has 16 years experience developing people and helping teams and organisations to be more effective by building leadership capability. She has worked with a wide range of organizations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors in New Zealand, the UK, Europe and Australia, and has also held positions in Business Development and Operational Management.
She has extensive experience in the design, delivery, management and evaluation of leadership development programs, and training facilitators, coaches and mentors. Working with a range of organizations in the public and private sectors she has successfully enabled senior managers to achieve dramatic growth in their leadership capability with associated organisational results. She holds a BSc (Joint Honors), Post Graduate qualifications in both Education and Management, and has recently completed a Master's degree focused on coaching and the psychology of peak performance.
In her spare time Anna can be found in or on the water, up a mountain or preferably sliding down it.
Nick Petrie is JumpShift's Research Advisor and is a Senior Faculty member with the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), Colorado Springs campus.
Nick is from New Zealand and has significant international experience having spent ten years living and working in Japan, Spain, Scotland, Ireland, Norway and Dubai. Before joining CCL, he ran his own consulting company and spent the last several years developing and implementing customised leadership programmess for senior leaders around the world.
Nick holds a Master's degree from Harvard University and undergraduate degrees in business administration and physical education from Otago University in New Zealand. Before beginning his business career, he was a professional rugby player and coach for seven years. http://www.nicholaspetrie.com/
Nathan is a Director of JumpShift with a passion for personal productivity, and achieving higher performance through people.
Nathan has over 15 years of experience in global business transformation and change, focusing on winning strategies for growth, driving performance through an aligned business, and building world class capabilities within businesses. Nathan has worked as a Director for a large $20b global exporting business, alongside global businesses in a consulting capacity, and more recently is supporting start up businesses.
Nathan holds a Master's degree in Psychology from Canterbury University (NZ) and is a member of the Institute of Directors (NZ).
EU BUSINESS MANAGER / LEAD FACILITATOR
Peter is Business Manager for Europe and Lead Facilitator. Peter is an experienced management consultant, who has delivered profit growth programs to over 50 businesses as well as holding senior management positions.
Peter has led Landmark Education’s, ‘Team Management and Leadership’ programs and has facilitated hundreds of teams. He is a Six-Sigma Black-Belt, Lean and TOC practitioner.
When he’s not improving all things people and teams, Peter is busy raising his two children and exploring Europe from Switzerland.