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About US

Syl. Find simplicity.

Syl is a New Zealand-based developer of Enterprise Search technologies and solutions with a goal to deliver 'Information Intelligence' - the ability for companies to easily find, access and extract value, meaning and learning from information, and make well-informed decisions for the benefit of their customers and their business.

We do this with a powerful platform of enterprise semantic technology designed to provide an array of outcomes such as search, discovery, cataloguing and reporting of unstructured information.

Our clients include high profile public and private sector organisations that use Syl to manage large, complex information repositories and sensitive information.

The Leadership Team

Lindsay Jackson
Chair

Lindsay is a founding shareholder in Syl. She was attracted to Syl's leading edge ingenuity and

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Lindsay Jackson
Chair

Lindsay is a founding shareholder in Syl. She was attracted to Syl's leading edge ingenuity and recognised the opportunity that Syl presented to address the management and access challenges facing business leaders. Her initial success in the property and recruitment industries lead to involvement with a variety of business interests across a number of industry sectors. Lindsay brings to Syl her expertise in governance and development of fast-growth start-ups, together with a proven talent for building relationships.

Ian Rogers
Director

Ian has been working in the New Zealand IT sector for a number of years and was a founding member

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Ian Rogers
Director

Ian has been working in the New Zealand IT sector for a number of years and was a founding member of More4Apps Limited and Asparona Limited. Prior to those two startups, Ian was a Director with PWC UK and Auckland Application Manager for Oracle New Zealand. He was also instrumental in forming a joint venture between Asparona and TEAM Informatics, known as TEAM Asparona, which eventually became one of the NZ Government’s ‘ECMS as a Service’ panel members. Deloitte NZ purchased Asparona in 2013 and Ian subsequently became a partner in Deloitte. He became a shareholder and director for Syl because of his passion for startups and small businesses.

Craig Hampson
Director

Craig has worked in the global IT sector for over 20 years across the UK, Australia and New

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Craig Hampson
Director

Craig has worked in the global IT sector for over 20 years across the UK, Australia and New Zealand. For the last three years he has represented multiple vendors within the ICT public sector. Craig has been a founding director of a number of significant IT organisations. Craig’s commercial expertise and experience is invaluable in supporting the growth ambitions of Syl. Craig is a key shareholder of Syl Ltd and maintains an active portfolio of our key accounts and partnerships.

Volker Schaberg
Advisor

Volker has been principally involved in IT project management and service delivery within the IT

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Volker Schaberg
Advisor

Volker has been principally involved in IT project management and service delivery within the IT sector for over 20 years in South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Now US based, Volker is a shareholder of Syl Ltd.

Adrian John
Chief Technology Officer

Adrian (AJ) is responsible for leading all Syl Ltd's technical engineering activities, product

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Adrian John
Chief Technology Officer

Adrian (AJ) is responsible for leading all Syl Ltd's technical engineering activities, product design, direction and management along with Syl-based solutions consulting for enterprise customers. AJ has over 27 years of experience in software engineering and consultancy, within the disciplines of product development, enterprise consulting and IT services. For the past six years AJ has focused on assisting clients with the challenges of Enterprise Search, findability and information retrieval and has significant business and technical subject matter expertise in these areas. AJ is a shareholder of Syl Ltd.

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