Michael Stribling

Managed Services Tribe Lead

Spark New Zealand

Michael is Spark’s Tribe Lead for Managed Services, leading all of Spark’s product development and go-to-market teams in Spark’s Contact Centre and Collaboration, Managed Network and IT Service products. He also leads Spark’s Professional Services team, providing Professional Service capability to deliver complex solutions to customers. 

Previously, he was Spark’s Tribe Lead for Digital Services, leading Spark’s Internet of Things and Digital Service portfolios (including its Morepork home security business and Wedo services platform). During his time leading Spark’s IoT business, connected devices grew over 200%, and Spark deployed nationwide IoT networks. He has also been Spark’s General Manager Strategy, accountable for Spark’s group and market strategy and for its merger and acquisition activity. He led the acquisition of a number of technology businesses, in particular the acquisitions of cloud IT businesses Revera and CCL.

Prior to Spark, Michael worked as a management consultant for Deloitte in New Zealand and the UK. He holds a BA (Hons) in Political Science and a BBus in Economics and Accounting.