Mitchell Pham

Co-founder, Director and head of Sales & Marketing of the Augen Software Group in New Zealand

Mitchell Pham is a Vietnamese-Kiwi business & social entrepreneur.  He is a Co-founder, Director and head of Sales & Marketing of the Augen Software Group in New Zealand, as well as Chairman & Director of their operation in Vietnam.

Augen provide information management capabilities and drive business transformation through a range of technology services, often to advance organisations through innovation.  Their achievements have been recognised by NZ & international awards, such as NZ ComputerWorld Excellence, NZ Innovators, Red Herring Top 100 Asia, and Vietnam IT Excellence.

Mitchell is experienced in information management, software products & services, sales & marketing, international operations, integrated health-disability-social services, strategy development, collaborative partnerships and strategic growth through innovation.  Internationally, he is also recognised in leadership – as an Asia 21 Fellow of the Asia Society, and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

In the government sector, Mitchell currently serves as a trustee of the Asia New Zealand Foundation and an advisor at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).

In the health & social services sector, Mitchell is an Executive of Health Informatics NZ (HINZ) and Co-founder & Trustee of the Auckland Refugee Family Trust (ARFT) and the Foundation for Social Responsibility NZ (FOStR-NZ).  He previously served on the board of Refugee Services Aotearoa (now merged with New Zealand Red Cross).

In the business sector, Mitchell is involved with the Ethnic People In Commerce (EPICNZ) network, the Asian Leaders (NZAL) forum, and the Superdiversity Centre.  Internationally, he is a member of the Strategic Alliance Vietnamese Ventures International (SAVVi) network, and an Executive of the global Vietnamese diaspora business network (BAOOV).