Augen Software Group

Augen has been delivering technology innovation, software development projects and resource capacity to our customers since 1993.

With our growing resource base of over forty developers, business analysts, testers, consultants and project managers in our NZ and overseas offices, we bring to businesses significant expertise, reach and ability to scale.

We serve many sectors including banking, finance, insurance, health, disability & social services, HR, transport, to name just a few. We apply technology to inform/transform business practices, and improve productivity and efficiency.

In addition to excellence in innovation, Augen has strong management and governance practices. Our brand is trusted for strong communication, risk management, security and standards compliance.

Augen provides a complete range of software services. Our offering includes consultancy, needs analysis, estimation and planning, development, implementation, testing, on-going support, first-level helpdesk, and lifecycle management.


Our Integration Story

Augen has extensive integration experience from small business to enterprise level.

We understand the complexity of distributed systems. We have designed and built a number of platforms using service bus, message queues, message brokers, event sourcing and simple point-to-point architectures.

Enterprise customers include banks, insurance and health providers.

Our Web Platform and Portal Story

For more than two decades, we have designed and built many web platforms and portals to connect businesses with their customers. We also migrate in-house applications and databases to full-featured web applications.

Our business analysts and UX specialists ensure excellent user experience and good fit to business needs. We apply the latest web technologies to ensure high-performance and responsive design that works on any device.

We work with some of New Zealand’s leading IT security specialist companies to ensure our projects follow solid security practices.

Our Management Team


Peter Vile – Co-Founder, Director, Chief Executive Officer

Peter Vile started his career in ICT in 1986.  His current leadership roles see him involved in Business Development, Sales & Marketing, Human Resources, Accounting & Finance, Legal and International Expansion activities of the group.

With three decades of experience in managing development, delivery and support of Information Systems across a wide range of industries, Peter has an excellent in-depth appreciation of software development, the provision of software services, as well as the development and commercialization of software products and growing software businesses. Peter is a MIITP member and CITPNZ certified.


Mitchell Pham – Co-Founder, Director, General Manager - Business Development

Mitchell Pham started his career in ICT in 1993. Originally a software developer, Mitchell has moved on to undertake leadership and management roles in Software Development, Software Consultancy, Products & Services Development, Marketing and Business Development.

Mitchell brings more than two decades of his ICT experience in the software sector to the Augen team. Within that time, he has been involved with a number of software product/SaaS businesses. He has, in particular, wide ranging expertise over the nature and challenges of product & service development, revenue & engagement models, protection of intellectual property, sales & marketing channels, business offerings & capabilities, internationalisation and speed-to-market.


Mike Hibbert – General Manager - Delivery

Mike joined Augen in 2011 as the GM in Delivery. He is responsible for managing our service activities and project operations across all business units and resource centres.

Mike started his career in ICT in 1988. His particular interest is in Agile Development and Project Management, coaching new leaders and quality practices.


Winston Chow – General Manager - Operations

Winston Chow joined Augen in 2004 and is presently the GM in Operations. His responsiblilities include roles in Technology, Human Resources, Finance and Legal.  

Winston brings more than twelve years of experience in the ICT industry to this role. Prior to his move to the management team, Winston was a Senior Software Developer with qualifications in Prince2 Project Management and Microsoft Certification.