Wayne Norrie, co-founder of Revera, lauded with Flying Kiwi award

 Wayne Norrie, co-founder of Revera, lauded with Flying Kiwi award

Wayne Norrie

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For many in the core ICT channel, the annual list of Hi-Tech Award winners, replete with strangely named start-ups and early stage ventures, requires a bit of Googling.

News that Wayne Norrie had received the elite Tait Communications Flying Kiwi Award, however, would be widely celebrated.

Now a professional director, mostly as chair, Norrie is best known as a co-founder of data centre services pioneer Revera, which was bought by Spark in 2013 for $96.5 million.

The company was created in 2002 through a management buy-out, led by Norrie and Roger Cockayne, which took a 51 per cent share in Japan’s…

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