Mario Wynands

Managing Director, Pik Pok

How do you take NZ’s gaming industry to the world? Mario Wynands is the Managing Director and co-founder of PikPok, a leading publisher across mobile, tablet, and desktop. In his 21 years at the New Zealand based company, he has led the studio, built a successful game portfolio and overseen the creation of many engaging console and mobile titles including the Into the Dead® franchise and the BAFTA nominated Super Monsters Ate My Condo. Most recently PikPok won Best Medium/Large Business at the ExportNZ Wellington Export Awards.


9.45 am – 10.30 am

Tech Tigers - Fast moving, agile and they have a tiger by the tail

  • Halter - The Farm meets IOT – Taking sensor technology to the next level in Primary industries, backed by SA Venture Capital
  • Invenco - Self- Service payments – putting your customers in charge of their experience (winner of the High Tech Awards)?
  • Pik Pok - Living the multi-screen life – Taking NZ’s gaming industry to the world (winner of ExportNZ Wellington Awards)