Our Amazing Team

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Having a great team is the most important ingredient for any business and at SiteHost we have assembled a team that works hard each day to give you the best hosting experience possible. We have a very hands on approach so all team members have a wide range of skills and responsibilities - it's not unusual to see someone doing phone support, then helping install a server, before writing code.

Quintin

Quintin is the Technical Director and co-founder of SiteHost. He comes from a development background and has spent the last 10 years becoming an expert in more technologies than we have room to list. Quintin now runs enough infrastructure to ensure that he rarely gets a good night sleep, but he still happily gets up at 3am to look after our customers’ servers. Quintin also has a keen interest in security which has seen him invited to speak at several conferences. When he’s not looking after the SiteHost infrastructure he likes to play football and has recently taken up squash.

Nathan

Nathan co-founded SiteHost in 2004, and ever since then has been busy with the rapid growth. Having been tinkering with technology since he was knee-high in the grass, Nathan’s geekiness extends beyond computers and has accumulated experience in some quite varied disciplines along the way. His key focus areas are management, sales and procurement. In his limited spare time not occupied with work and his family, Nathan plays football and volunteers as a business mentor.

Albie

Albie manages to balance his time between development and operations work at SiteHost. Most of his day is spent deep in the backend systems getting his hands dirty. Before joining SiteHost, Albie worked on many things including Internet Kiosks, SIP Servers and some Embedded Programming. When he’s got time to spare he likes to listen to music and is a part time DJ.

Ben

Ben is a bit of a generalist at SiteHost, continuing the sort of role he previously held at Pitch, a small creative studio he co-founded. This means he works across development, design, support, and sales. When he’s not working he loves gaming, good food, being lazy and patting dogs.

Dennis

Dennis is a member of our operations team largely focusing on hardware. He spends most of his days putting together servers and testing various hardware for quality control purposes. Dennis has many talents and constantly impresses us with the tasks he takes on and the problems he can solve. In his spare time Dennis loves playing basketball, has a passion for gaming and is quite the cook.

Duncan

Coming soon.

Erik

Erik is part of our operations team and enjoys the challenge of troubleshooting tricky technical problems. Erik moved to New Zealand from Germany where he was working in IT Support after studying electrical engineering and computer science. In his free time he likes to brew beer, cook, do the occasional day tramp, plus take time to enjoy quirky movies and music.

James

James is a developer who we bravely rescued from the agency life, or so we like to think. He would probably say that rescued is debatable. When he’s not correcting our spelling or grammar (please report any mistakes on this website to him) he’s a bit of a gamer and huge movie and TV buff.

Lyndon

Lyndon is part of our operations team and while he's one of the youngest people on staff don't let that fool you. After finishing his studies Lyndon joined a tertiary training institute as an IT Tutor and Network Administrator. Lyndon spends his spare time being a total geek, one of his hobbies is making sure his computers are as hard to use as possible.

Mike

Mike provides accounts support to our clients keeping everyone happy by putting his excellent customer service skills to use. He also plays a large role in making sure the SiteHost office is running smoothly. Prior to joining SiteHost Mike has worked for Navman Wireless and Orcon Internet. In his spare time he likes to paint models and play Airsoft.

Tommy

Tommy joined SiteHost after graduating from the University of Auckland with an honours degree in Software Engineering. You'd probably find him in the Operations room trying to solve problems or in the kitchen making the perfect coffee. In his spare time Tommy likes to play games and football in the weekend or stay in bed and watch TV shows all day.

People Sharing The Love

People saying nice things about us is always great to hear, but when they say it publicly without us asking it's even better.

Nigel Ramsay @nigelramsay

Great article from the @sitehostnz guys on setting up a Rails and @cloud66 server at an NZ datacentre http://t.co/BdQuoaTV3H

Malcolm @emarref

@nzben @majicDave @sitehostnz the support is second to none also. Both in terms of response time and expertise.

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