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Rod Drury

CEO at Xero

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 Rod Drury Biography

Rod Drury is CEO and founder of accounting software provider, Xero. Headquartered in New Zealand, Xero is a cloud-based accounting solution tailored to the needs of small to mid-size businesses. Features include account management, billing, invoices, expense reporting, and payroll (this last is currently limited to the U.K., Australia, New Zealand, and 9 U.S. states). Xero also integrates with over 400 other applications which facilitate nearly all aspects of business operation, including inventory management, CRM, and POS. Some of these are only available to certain countries; in the U.S., there are about 350 integrations available.

Drury founded the company in 2006. He also serves on the board of TradeMe (New Zealand’s largest auction site), and in addition to establishing Xero, he has founded Context Connect and Glazier Systems (now Intergen). His numerous accolades include the NZ Hi-Tech “Entrepreneur of the Year” award (twice), Honorary Fellow of the Institute of IT Professionals, and induction into the NZ Hi-Tech Hall of Fame. Like its founder, Xero has garnered its share of awards over the years, including the 2015 CPA Practice Advisor’s Reader’s Choice Award for Best Online Invoicing/Bill Payment Solutions, Australia’s National iAward for Payroll in 2013, and Best Client Software at the British Accountancy Awards in 2013. In 2014, Xero was named the #1 Most Innovative Growth Company by Forbes Magazine. Xero is a publicly traded company with a staff of over 1,000. The software supports over 475,000 businesses and nearly 16,000 accounting firms

Drury himself claims several awards. He was awarded the Hi-Tech New Zealand "Entrepreneur of the Year" award in 2006 and 2007. In August 2008, he was named Honorary Fellow of the New Zealand Computer Society during the 2008 New Zealand Computerworld Excellence Awards. In 2013, Drury was named Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the year. Drury completed his BCA at Victoria in 1987.

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Rod Drury

CEO at Xero

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Rod Drury Biography

Rod Drury is CEO and founder of accounting software provider, Xero. Headquartered in New Zealand, Xero is a cloud-based accounting solution tailored to the needs of small to mid-size businesses. Features include account management, billing, invoices, expense reporting, and payroll (this last is currently limited to the U.K., Australia, New Zealand, and 9 U.S. states). Xero also integrates with over 400 other applications which facilitate nearly all aspects of business operation, including inventory management, CRM, and POS. Some of these are only available to certain countries; in the U.S., there are about 350 integrations available.

Drury founded the company in 2006. He also serves on the board of TradeMe (New Zealand’s largest auction site), and in addition to establishing Xero, he has founded Context Connect and Glazier Systems (now Intergen). His numerous accolades include the NZ Hi-Tech “Entrepreneur of the Year” award (twice), Honorary Fellow of the Institute of IT Professionals, and induction into the NZ Hi-Tech Hall of Fame. Like its founder, Xero has garnered its share of awards over the years, including the 2015 CPA Practice Advisor’s Reader’s Choice Award for Best Online Invoicing/Bill Payment Solutions, Australia’s National iAward for Payroll in 2013, and Best Client Software at the British Accountancy Awards in 2013. In 2014, Xero was named the #1 Most Innovative Growth Company by Forbes Magazine. Xero is a publicly traded company with a staff of over 1,000. The software supports over 475,000 businesses and nearly 16,000 accounting firms

Drury himself claims several awards. He was awarded the Hi-Tech New Zealand "Entrepreneur of the Year" award in 2006 and 2007. In August 2008, he was named Honorary Fellow of the New Zealand Computer Society during the 2008 New Zealand Computerworld Excellence Awards. In 2013, Drury was named Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the year. Drury completed his BCA at Victoria in 1987.

Rod Drury Videos

  • Rod Drury speaks about stuttering at fundraising breakfast - YouTube
  • Xero CEO Rod Drury on small business in 2014 - YouTube
  • Rod Drury Presents at Spark Launch 2014 - YouTube

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  • How to book Rod Drury?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Rod Drury for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Rod Drury, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Rod Drury or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Rod Drury?

    Booking fees for Rod Drury, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Rod Drury, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Rod Drury?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Rod Drury for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Rod Drury for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Rod Drury or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Rod Drury or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Rod Drury is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Rod Drury for your event is available upon request. Rod Drury generally travels from New Zealand and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Diane Prince Johnston, Todd Olson, Anand Sanwal, Amy Jo Martin and Tania Luna. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Rod Drury for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Rod Drury Speaker Videos

  • Rod Drury speaks about stuttering at fundraising breakfast - YouTube
    Xero CEO Rod Drury on small business in 2014 - YouTube
  • Rod Drury Presents at Spark Launch 2014 - YouTube
    Rod Drury, founder of Xero on beautiful software and how business ...

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