Jo Clegg

Experienced Director & Trustee


Advisor & SME Entrepreneur

With a career in Technology companies spanning 30 years, spread across software development, implementation and consulting, for local and global businesses. Roles have included CTO, Professional Services Director, various GM roles and business owner. Creating software products for partner programmes with Microsoft, Cisco and other global platforms.
Experienced in Bid management, tendering, contract negotiation and producing business cases and plans for new products and offerings.
Businesses owned, include a franchised Automotive business; an IT sales, service and consulting company; Timber merchant and Frame & Truss factory.

People 97%
Information Technology 95%
Marketing/Sales 93%
Entrepreneurial 99%

Personal Profile


Leadership – Proven ability to guide teams by creating a clear vision and articulated strategy that creates a sense of ownership by team members.
Strategic Thinking – Experienced in strategic thinking especially in a global market. Developing relationships locally as well as internationally.
Operational – Jo has also worked in the Executive team of two software companies who grew their businesses in New Zealand to overseas prominence, resulting in sales to global giants.
Work-Life Balance – Having juggled a busy corporate career, along with business ownership and also bought and sold businesses, Jo can work with you on ways to release you from the grind of long hours, by finding ways to increase productivity and efficiency in your business.
Whether lightening the load, or working through succession planning she can help you come up with a plan.
Relationships – Proven experience in building beneficial long term relationships with all types of stakeholders.  Jo can coach you in strengthening relationships with supplier and customers, or your professional relationships with your bank, accountant, Franchisee company or your business partners.
Business Acumen – Highly experienced in identifying competitive advantages and finding ways to exploit them and in taking over failed/failing projects and getting them back on track.
With the support from over twenty Advantage Business Advisors with a wealth of experience it makes us a very formidable team.

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