“Orcs to Azure -an Entrepreneur’s journey to unemployment”

Scott Houston talks about his journey from Lord of The Rings to supercomputing and the eventual acquisition of his company by Microsoft in 2014.

Scott Houston

Successfully unemployed.


– CEO, GreenButton (sold to Microsoft);

– Founder, New Zealand Supercomputer Centre;

– CTO, Weta Digital;

– NZ Regional Manager, SGI.