Kylie completed a BSc (Computer Science), and a Dip Sci (Computer Graphics) from Otago University. Her career started as a Computer Animator at Animation Research Limited. During 9 years in that position, Kylie progressed into a role as lead animator and team/project leader responsible for delivering bespoke video material for national and international corporate clients. Kylie’s career continued in the UK as an independent consultant, producing video content for clients such as Nokia.
On return to New Zealand in 2008, Kylie co-founded Igtimi Limited. Igtimi designs and creates bespoke hardware and software under the YachtBot brand to help coaches and analysts boost their athletes’ performance and keeps spectators involved when watching live sporting events. As CEO Kylie has lead several high tech innovative projects; an example of one such project was the presence of WindBot (a wind system) that the New Zealand sailing coaches operated at the Rio Olympics in 2016.