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Walmart’s Greg Foran Flies Home to Air NZ

Walmart’s Greg Foran Flies Home to Air NZ

Big-box giant Walmart Inc. has announced that New Zealand-born Greg Foran, the CEO of its US division – which makes up the bulk of its sales and operating income – is leaving to become…

Primer’s Sean Gourley Takes the Load off Humans

Primer’s Sean Gourley Takes the Load off Humans

New Zealander Sean Gourley, the founder and CEO of Primer, a 2.5-year-old, previously media-shy startup that uses artificial intelligence algorithms to parse vast quantities of data and spit out pithy, navigable digests, is demonstrating…

Kiwi Turbo-Charges Walmart’s Reinvention

Kiwi Turbo-Charges Walmart’s Reinvention

Walmart’s program to remain the world’s leading retailer has New Zealander Greg Foran in a driving role. In a Fortune profile of Walmart’s new CEO Doug McMillon, writer Brian O’Keefe reserves special…

South Sea’s Start-up

South Sea’s Start-up

Stephen “Warehouse” Tindall, (Forbes: “the Sam  Walton of the South Pacific”) backs NZ technology innovation in Red Herring. Citing do-it-yourself Kiwi advances in biotech, multimedia and software (the world’s leading agricultural bio-tech research and the…