Chief Executive Officer
Ian is a skilled business professional who brings a wealth of commercial and strategic experience to the Chief Executive role at ADInstruments. Previously, Ian was CEO of IT integrator, Fronde, where he drove significant growth and expansion of the business. Prior careers include television production, natural gas and sheep farming. He has a passion for supporting companies to innovate and build resilience.
Michael first developed his concept for a computer-based data acquisition system in 1985, as part of his Bachelor of Science degree. Over the past 30 years, Michael has been integral to the development of ADInstruments products and to the international expansion of the company. Today, Michael continues be involved in innovation and new product releases from the company's office in Dunedin, New Zealand.
Professor Tony Macknight
Co-founder, Director of Education
Professor Tony Macknight’s distinguished career has included postdoctoral research at Harvard Medical School and appointment as Professor of Physiology at the University of Otago. Tony was aware of life science's need for an improved method of recording and analyzing physiological signals and was integral to his son Michael's development of PowerLab data acquisition and analysis systems.