Cherie Tirikatene is CEO of BIZview and General Manager of Pentech Communications Ltd. Cherie is passionate about Maori and Pacific Island ICT development and is currently working on a platform to encourage rangatahi into this sector.
Cherie is also the Director of Finance and Commercial for Mana Labs Limited who hold a special interest in education and scientific research, Mana Labs partners with a wide variety of organisations that serve the health, well-being, personal development, and employment prospects of community members.
Cherie is a passionate advocate for iwi, hapu and marae based development and self-determination. She can see the potential in the ragatahi she engages with and actively encourages their participation in ICT as a vehicle to deliver on their future desires.
Cherie enjoys working alongside others, brokering new relationships, collaboration and delivering value where it matters most, which is to the people.