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AI Forum Launches in New Zealand, Ushering a New Era in AI Solutions

January 8, 2024, a pioneering AI solutions provider, is set to revolutionise the Artificial Intelligence
landscape in New Zealand. The company, founded by industry stalwarts Dave Howden, Blair Woods,
and Zane Hemmingsen Jensen, aims to unlock the full potential of AI for New Zealand businesses and
government agencies.

Building upon their impressive history in creating boutique software and services businesses, the
founders of are committed to elevating AI expertise and focus within New Zealand. This
venture comes at a crucial time when the majority of AI investments are made overseas, highlighting the
need for local AI experience tailored to New Zealand’s unique needs and aspirations.

With strategic partnerships including AWS, OpenAI, Microsoft, and the AI Forum,
collaborates with New Zealand’s brightest minds to harness the transformative power of AI. The
company boasts a team of top-tier PhD talents in AI and Machine Learning, dedicated to accelerating
adoption, simplifying complexities, and enhancing the precision of AI technologies.

Dave Howden, CEO of, remarks, “We are working with some of the most progressive
minds in NZ to unlock the potential of AI. We encourage anyone facing significant challenges and eager
to explore AI’s possibilities in their business to get in touch with us.” offers a comprehensive range of AI technologies, services, and solutions from major
cloud providers. These include public and private language models, fine-tuning, data integration, data
engineering, and advanced conditional AI automation. Their approach positions them as New Zealand’s
premier AI-first technology solutions provider.

Madeline Newman, Managing Director of the AI Forum, comments, “The promise of AI is becoming
reality, and SupaHuman’s approach of engineering away complexities and building in guardrails looks
set to unlock substantial value for organisations using AI in Aotearoa New Zealand and beyond. The AI Forum is really excited to be collaborating with Dave and his team as we embark on 2024.” is more than a company; it’s a movement to empower New Zealand organisations to
embrace AI boldly and innovatively in 2024 and beyond.

AI Forum The AI Forum brings together New Zealand’s artificial intelligence community, working together to harness the power of AI technologies to enable a prosperous, inclusive and thriving future New Zealand.