Icehouse Coach

Mike Dennehy

I get great satisfaction from helping owners to discover that “A-ha!” moment of genuine insight into a significant decision or issue for their business.

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Mike is an experienced business coach and mentor, with an interest in the technology sector. An exited entrepreneur, Mike built Vision Software from a small two-man software development business to an international market-leader before selling in 2014 to a UK investor. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in commercialising innovation and technology – what to do and what not to do – as well as a depth of knowledge about general business operations.

Mike has extensive international experience, in particular the United Kingdom and Australia, and has an interest in a proptech start-up based in London. He can help with IT strategy and roadmaps, as well as governance and advisory boards, supplementing hands-on experience with the Institute of Directors’ Company Director’s Course. He is a Chartered IT Professional and Member of the Institute of Directors.

Mike also has a small IT consultancy business, where he helps organisations of all types and sizes to make better decisions about their technology, with a particular emphasis on software replacement, selection and implementation strategies.


Areas of expertise

  • Digital transformation

  • Commercialising innovation and technology

  • Business development

  • Exit strategy / preparing the business for sale

  • Governance and advisory



  • Property for Industry

  • PMG Funds

  • Colliers International

  • New Zealand Avocado

  • Fast Connect

  • Pikitia

"Right from the first meeting Mike gave practical advice and held us accountable for doing the things we agreed. We learned a lot from Mike about running and growing a business, and have gone from strength to strength, becoming the market leader in New Zealand."

Ben Smith 
Pikitia Postcards and Photography

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