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The people behind the products

The Flux team is made up of a group of industry thought leaders with intimate knowledge of the SaaS and energy retail industries.

Meet the leadership team

Nic Kennedy, CEO

Nic Kennedy


Nic has an extensive background in product development, AI and retail technology. She specialises in scaling technology start-ups globally and has held executive and leadership roles in startup and multi-national corporate environments in New Zealand and overseas.

Nikki Bloomfield, VP People and Practice

Nikki Bloomfield


Nikki brings extensive legal practice and 20 years’ experience in the energy sector to Flux, where she ensures our products remain compliant in all markets. Nikki has launched and grown two technology-led energy retail businesses.

David MacDonald, VP Engineering

David MacDonald


David brings more than a decade’s experience in engineering SaaS products for the ISP, streaming media and fintech industries to Flux. Under his leadership, our teams build secure, high performant products that integrate simply.

Dawn Ngaamo, Programme Director

Dawn Ngaamo


Dawn is a strategy and delivery expert who has led innovation and development teams at PwC, Spark Ventures and Orion Health. From developing one of the first 3D gaming websites to building multi-million dollar development companies, Dawn has an extensive record of results.

Simon Pohlen, VP Solutions and Architecture

Simon Pohlen

VP Solutions & Architecture

Before Flux, Simon led the technology practice at an energy retail business. This experience, and a career in data and software management, enables Simon to effectively guide our team to build solutions that flex to the ever-changing needs of the energy sector.

Jessica Venning-Bryan, CCO

Jessica Venning-Bryan


Jessica brings substantive experience in energy, innovation and customer engagement to lead our client and product teams to respond to our clients needs. Before joining Flux she co-founded and grew a technology-first energy retail business to a successful exit.

meriko borogove


meriko spent 22 years at Apple, most recently as Senior Director of Engineering in the top-secret Special Projects Group. She was deeply involved in QuickTime and was a founding member of the iPhone team, where she was responsible for building the iPhone camera.

Michael Koziarski


Currently CTO at retail software business, Vend, ‘Koz’ is best known for his contributions to the web application framework, Ruby on Rails, and for his input to global Saas through his consultancy work. As well as software expertise, Koz has a background in economics and finance.

Rob Lee


Formerly the Managing Director at both IBM and Telstra NZ, Rob now advises companies with global growth aspirations. He’s passionate about the significant challenges and opportunities created by the colliding worlds of business and technology; from strategy to market engagement and execution.

Melissa Clark-Reynolds


Melissa has more than 25 years' experience as an entrepreneur and tech company CEO. She was awarded a ONZM for services to technology in 2015 and is involved in the governance of a number of public sector and private company boards. She works with companies to execute transformational strategies.