Product leadership team

Meet the Author-it product leadership team with combined decades of experience and shared passion for what we do.

Product leadership team

Meet the Author-it product leadership team with combined decades of experience and shared passion for what we do.

Paul Trotter

Paul Trotter

SVP Tech Pubs, Founder and visionary leading the global product team.

First up is the world-famous Paul Trotter (SVP Tech Pubs) who is the founder, architect, inventor and visionary behind Author-it. Paul combines his unique skills and experience with an intense passion for innovation, providing the ideal environment for the continued growth and success of Author-it. Based in New Zealand, Paul gets to see the sunrise before the rest of the world so is technically living in the future.

Matt Armstrong

Matt Armstrong

Director Business Development, Head of sales and account management - Asia Pacific and North America.

Another Kiwi, Matt Armstrong (Director Business Development) has been with Author-it since Pluto was downgraded to a dwarf planet. Matt is an experienced business development professional with a demonstrated history working at enterprise level in content development, content management, and content publishing across a wide range of industries. Ask him about Ukrainian techno music.

Peter Stroes

Peter Stroes

Director Business Development, Head of sales and account management – Europe

Over the other side of the world in the Netherlands is Peter Stroes (Director Business Development). Peter joined Author-it way back when Facebook was only a directory for Harvard University students. With unparalleled understanding of technical communications, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that is matched by his passion for truly understanding customers’ needs. Ask him about snowkiting.

Paul Trotter

Paul Trotter

SVP Tech Pubs, Founder and visionary leading the global product team.

First up is the world-famous Paul Trotter (SVP Tech Pubs) who is the founder, architect, inventor and visionary behind Author-it. Paul combines his unique skills and experience with an intense passion for innovation, providing the ideal environment for the continued growth and success of Author-it. Based in New Zealand, Paul gets to see the sunrise before the rest of the world so is technically living in the future.

Matt Armstrong

Matt Armstrong

Director Business Development, Head of sales and account management - Asia Pacific and North America.

Another Kiwi, Matt Armstrong (Director Business Development) has been with Author-it since Pluto was downgraded to a dwarf planet. Matt is an experienced business development professional with a demonstrated history working at enterprise level in content development, content management, and content publishing across a wide range of industries. Ask him about Ukrainian techno music.

Peter Stroes

Peter Stroes

Director Business Development, Head of sales and account management – Europe

Over the other side of the world in the Netherlands is Peter Stroes (Director Business Development). Peter joined Author-it way back when Facebook was only a directory for Harvard University students. With unparalleled understanding of technical communications, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that is matched by his passion for truly understanding customers’ needs. Ask him about snowkiting.

Ryanne Rosenlund

Ryanne Rosenlund

Head of Marketing
Offering a fresh perspective and heaps of marketing experience.

Putting the sass into Author-it’s SaaS, is Ryanne Rosenlund (Head of Marketing). Based in Seattle, Ryanne brings a fresh perspective to our marketing strategy and tactics backed up by her 15+ years of B2B experience in a range of industries. Quick of wit and full of creativity, Ryanne can turn even the dullest of topics into a thrilling adventure. Ask her to do her best kiwi impression. (It's really not that good.)

Adrian Winks

Adrian Winks

Account Manager
Focused like a laser on the success of our customers.

A well-travelled Kiwi, with 20 plus years in the technology industry primarily focused on customers, solutions, and delivery. Adrian spent eight years as a senior consultant and project manager with Author-it and if he can’t help craft a solution to help your business progress, he can certainly entertain you with exotic tales of being locked up in Shenzhen (don’t worry, it was mistaken identity!), or picking blueberries at midnight in the forests of Finland.

Paul Trotter

Paul Trotter

SVP Tech Pubs, Founder and visionary leading the global product team.

First up is the world-famous Paul Trotter (SVP Tech Pubs) who is the founder, architect, inventor and visionary behind Author-it. Paul combines his unique skills and experience with an intense passion for innovation, providing the ideal environment for the continued growth and success of Author-it. Based in New Zealand, Paul gets to see the sunrise before the rest of the world so is technically living in the future.

Matt Armstrong

Matt Armstrong

Director Business Development, Head of sales and account management - Asia Pacific and North America.

Another Kiwi, Matt Armstrong (Director Business Development) has been with Author-it since Pluto was downgraded to a dwarf planet. Matt is an experienced business development professional with a demonstrated history working at enterprise level in content development, content management, and content publishing across a wide range of industries. Ask him about Ukrainian techno music.

Peter Stroes

Peter Stroes

Director Business Development, Head of sales and account management – Europe

Over the other side of the world in the Netherlands is Peter Stroes (Director Business Development). Peter joined Author-it way back when Facebook was only a directory for Harvard University students. With unparalleled understanding of technical communications, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that is matched by his passion for truly understanding customers’ needs. Ask him about snowkiting.

Ryanne Rosenlund

Ryanne Rosenlund

Head of Marketing
Offering a fresh perspective and heaps of marketing experience.

Putting the sass into Author-it’s SaaS, is Ryanne Rosenlund (Head of Marketing). Based in Seattle, Ryanne brings a fresh perspective to our marketing strategy and tactics backed up by her 15+ years of B2B experience in a range of industries. Quick of wit and full of creativity, Ryanne can turn even the dullest of topics into a thrilling adventure. Ask her to do her best kiwi impression. (It's really not that good.)

Adrian Winks

Adrian Winks

Account Manager
Focused like a laser on the success of our customers.

A well-travelled Kiwi, with 20 plus years in the technology industry primarily focused on customers, solutions, and delivery. Adrian spent eight years as a senior consultant and project manager with Author-it and if he can’t help craft a solution to help your business progress, he can certainly entertain you with exotic tales of being locked up in Shenzhen (don’t worry, it was mistaken identity!), or picking blueberries at midnight in the forests of Finland.