Chapman steps up as CEO of Knoware, NZ’s largest SAS consultancy

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Close to 20 years since its formation, co-founder and former managing director, Clare Somerville, is departing from her leadership of New Zealand's largest analytics software company. Cam Chapman is stepping up from GM into CEO role.

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Chapman (pictured) will provide fresh direction to the leading SaaS firm

The change-up marks a new phase in the future of the Wellington-based company. Knoware caters to a wide breadth of private and public sector clientele, has been led by Somerville since it began trading in 2003, and through its transformation to become New Zealand’s leading SAS and analytics management consultancy.

Chapman brings over 30 years’ experience into the CEO role, with past roles in local, national and global IT companies as well as private sectors and government. His specializations are multi-faceated, covering software, data, information and architecture, software sales, on top of general management.

Chapman will continue to have the strategic support of Colin Harris, Knoware’s Technical Director and owner, Suzanne Turner, Operations Manager, as well as the Knoware board.


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