Daryl is passionate about helping business owners be successful, and sees business sales and advisory as the ideal way to facilitate this, leveraging his industry experience and business networks. He is process and results-oriented, and has completed a large number of business evaluations and due diligence projects, deal negotiations, and post-acquisition transitions in New Zealand, Australia, and across Asia.
Daryl brings over 30 years’ business leadership to assist his clients achieve their business goals. For business owners, this might be through exit planning, preparing their business for sale, or finding a buyer. For those looking at buying, growing, or launching a business, he advises on acquisition, transition, funding, and consolidation.
He has a depth of experience in the IT sector. Prior to joining ABC, Daryl was the regional MD for global SaaS provider J2 Global, Regional Director for hyperscale cloud provider IBM/SoftLayer, and Chief Investment Officer for a private fund based out of Singapore. Daryl has also held senior technology leadership positions at Auckland Healthcare and Heinz-Wattie, and a business and technology advisor with Staples Rodway, EY, and Clearfield Consulting, advising on a broad range of business and technology engagement, including M&A.
Daryl holds an MBA from the University of Auckland, where he also taught technology and strategy courses in the MBA and Post-Graduate Diploma in Business courses. He is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors, and works with early-stage companies as a business mentor.