Who we are

We are a social change organisation, passionate about helping disabled people to participate using digital technologies

We understand the challenges and barriers disabled people face. We want to make sure they have access to the digital world and know how to get the best from it. It is our mission to help disabled people gain the tools and training to overcome social challenges and be fully included in society. 

Our Values

Inclusion

Everyone has equal access and opportunities regardless of race, gender, disability, medical or other need.  

Empowerment

Everyone has the information and ability to act and make decisions for themselves. 

Accessibility

Everyone has equal opportunity and access. 

Our Team

Jonathan Mosen

Jonathan Mosen

Chief Executive

Jonathan is an internationally recognised assistive technology leader, pioneer and commentator, having established the Internet radio start-up ACB Radio, and developed several leading products for HumanWare and Freedom Scientific. 

Phillip Hendry

Phillip Hendry

Chief Operating Officer

Phillip Hendry has 15 years experience of technology leadership in the not-for-profit sector. A former chair of the not-for-profit CIO group and holding a Masters degree in Information management Phillip’s expertise is in IT governance and leading business transformation programmes supported by technology.

Nick Ruane

Nick Ruane

Manager Stakeholder Relations

Nick brings a wide range of experience from many sectors, he is a senior and well respected leader in New Zealand’s disability rights community, he is very well connected politically, having worked for NZ’s first MP with a disability. He is a former DPO leader, being elected to the DPA governing council, and he has led teams in the tech start up space. Nick holds a Masters degree in Political Science with Honours and a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration.

Britta Offergeld

Britta Offergeld

National Accessibility Advisor

Britta has a diverse background in engineering and technology based roles, one of which was working as an Adaptive Technology consultant for the Blind Foundation (now known as Blind Low Vision NZ) and another working as a digital accessibility consultant for Access Advisors.

Digital tools and skills can allow us to do things in many different ways, meaning more of us can do what we need to, in ways that suit us. This is why the journey into digital is so important for everyone.

Britta has a Level 6 Diploma in System Administration and a Bachelor of Technology.