Our Mission

We help organisations evolve and secure their future, by adopting the following strategies:

- Strong corporate and personal integrity
- Professional and effective governance
- Evidence based decision making
- A data-literate and data-rich organisation, board and customer community
- Conforming to and contributing to best practice
- Regular independent assessment and review

In our view, organisations that adopt these strategies are more honest, resilient, engaged, successful and respected.

Our company

Techobscura is a boutique consultancy and services company, which helps transform organisations, markets and communities. Its customers include Internet NGOs, domain name registries and government regulators who need trusted, independent and expert advice.

We are headquartered in Wellington, New Zealand and have worked with organisations based in the US, Europe, eastern and southern Africa and the Asia-Pacific region.

Techobscura Ltd is a New Zealand registered company, NZBN 9429046526465.

Our People

Techobscura was formed in New Zealand in 2018 by Jay Daley after a 30-year career in technology. His experience includes the CEO of the registry for the .nz top level domain, the interim CEO of .org, the CTO of .uk and the Head of ICT and e-government for Brighton and Hove City Council.

Jay has a technical background in software development, network management, general IT management and finally general management as a CEO. With that experience he has built networks, applications, products, services and world-class teams.

His skill set is as a global expert in domain names, a specialist in all things data and some aspects of the global Internet. In addition, Jay is highly experienced in Internet governance. Jay is a member of SSAC and a member of the board of Public Interest Registry which operates .org and a number of small TLDs.