Robett Hollis is ranked as one of LinkedIn's Top 3 Most Influential New Zealanders.
At 31 years old, he's the youngest ever Board Member of the NZ Tech Industry Association, Founder of the NZ Entrepreneurs Festival, a head judge at the Innes48 Business Start up competition and was also named on the Uber Pitch Panel.
Robett is heavily involved in the media/tech and start-up ecosystem and now runs Aranui Ventures which owns several interests including FRONTSIDE, one of NZ's leading Content Consultancy & Digital Production Agencies. AIRTIME, NZ's Largest Action Sports Community and he also founded and expanded ColabNZ, New Zealand's Largest Network of Creative Shared Workspaces.
Named after his legendary grandparents Ron and Betty - he grew up in Aranui, Christchurch, failed high school and got grades so bad he could not get into university. But that has not got in Robett's way and he continues to be an entrepreneurial speedboat that agitates the traditional cruise ships.
Prior to Robett's entrepreneurial ventures he was a National Champion professional snowboarder ranked 2nd in the world, Olympic Commentator, ESPN Contributor and TV Producer.