Westpac Digital Smarts.

We’re proud to be part of Digital Boost Alliance Aotearoa. And now, as part of our commitment to inspiring small Aotearoa businesses and helping them succeed, we’re launching Westpac Digital Smarts.

Through this program, 100 Westpac customers will win one to one digital advisory services from New Zealand experts, Digital Journey. After analysing your current use of digital tools, our winners will receive personalised and independent advice and recommendations on areas to improve and focus on in order to optimise business performance. 

To apply for the program please click here


Westpac Digital Smarts.
Hosted by Helen Ryder, Westpac’s Head of Business Connect
Date: Thursday 5 May
Time: 9:00am – 9:45am


In this webinar, Tech Entrepreneur and Digital Wonderwoman Claudia Batten will inspire why small businesses need to be digitally savvy and Stuart Dillon-Roberts, General Manager at Digital Journey, will be sharing key insights and tips around how you can get the most out of digital tools as well as an overview of the topics covered in the Westpac Digital Smarts packages. So, if you're wanting to upskill in the digital space, this is an event for you. 

This webinar has already taken place. To view the recording please click here



Introducing our speakers. 



From Claudia Batten’s roots in commercial law she has been a founding member of two highly successful entrepreneurial ventures in the United States. Claudia currently is Chairperson of NZX and ASX listed digital travel company Serko, a Director of NZX and ASX listed Vista Group and NZX listed Air New Zealand and she is the digital advisor to the board of Westpac New Zealand. She is a self-proclaimed Squiggler – a belief that anyone can be remarkable by embracing intuition and cultivating a practice of what she calls “deliberate discomfort”. You can follow Claudia almost everywhere @claudiabatten and on squigglylife.com.


Stuart Dillon-Roberts is regarded as a specialist in digital technology with 25 years of experience in senior IT executive roles in New Zealand and Internationally. Stuart leads Digital Journey, NZ's first certified digital social enterprise based at Te Ohaka in Christchurch with a focus on helping social good, educational organisations and small businesses maximise their use of digital services. Stuart has also been involved in several start-up businesses and community initiatives to help increase digital literacy and provide business advice on how technology can drive change.  



Previous Webinars.

Our Westpac Industry Heads have faciliated great conversations over the past few months. If you're interested in viewing some of these recordings, click below to view our archives.

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