Multi-Exit Serial Entrepreneur // Award winning Author*
Global Keynote Speaker // FORTUNE 100 Consultant
LinkedIn’s Top 3 Most Influential New ZealandeRs


"New Zealand Wins When New Zealanders Win"




Who's Robett?

Robett David Hollis is a passionately driven Multi-Exit Serial Entrepreneur, Award Winning Author*, FORTUNE 100 Consultant, Global Speaker and was named as one of the Top 3 Most Influential New Zealanders on LinkedIn.

He’s a National Champion Ex-Professional Snowboarder & Snowboard World Championships Silver Medalist, Olympic Commentator & TV Producer with 20+ years experience in the media and technology industry.

After exiting his portfolio of companies and starting a family, Robett’s new misson is to inspire more people to say #YesToSuccess and Destroy New Zealand's Tall Poppy Syndrome. In 2018 he helped launch a 50 million dollar initiative to help more growing companies win in business.

For his latest venture, Robett has partnered with Global CEO and Master Entrepreneur Linda Jenkinson to launch LevelUp - an exclusive global program for high growth CEO’s building $100 million businesses.


In 2006 Robett founded NZ’s Largest Action Sports Media Network followed by FRONTSIDE, one of NZ's leading Content Consultancy & Video Production Agencies. In February 2018 FRONTSIDE officially joined forces with Saatchi&Saatchi and now sits (100%) under Publicis Groupe - The 3rd largest communications company in the world with 80,000 employees in over 120 countries.

In 2013, to support the startup and tech ecosystem Robett created a shared workspace business called ColabNZ - which expanded to become New Zealand's largest co-working workspaces in over 10 locations with 15,000+sqm of space. ColabNZ was purchased in July 2018 by Generator / Precinct Properties.

As a Board Member of the New Zealand Technology Industry Association, Board Member of Figure NZ, Founder of the New Zealand Entrepreneurs Festival, Judge at the NZ Hi-Tech Awards, Judge at the Innes48 Business Startup competition while also named on the Uber Pitch Panel, Robett is extremely driven to see other New Zealanders win.


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