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The Spinoff hires ex-Vend head engineer as CTO

Henry Burrell
Fri, 16 Jul 2021

Ben Gracewood spent seven years at NZ tech darling Vend. (Image: Ben Gracewood/LinkedIn)
Henry Burrell
Fri, 16 Jul 2021
Media outlet The Spinoff has hired ex-Vend head of engineering Ben Gracewood as its first chief technology officer.Gracewood, who left Vend in 2020 after seven years, will join The Spinoff in a few weeks at its Morningside offices in Auckland after spending nine months as chief experience officer at Westpac New Zealand.“It was possibly something that I wouldn’t have been able to consider if it weren’t for the exit from Vend that I had,” Gracewood told BusinessDesk today.“It hasn’t made me financially independ...

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