We are a pioneering enterprise software and cloud distributor that supports and shares value across the technology marketplace and channel ecosystem.
Helping vendors uncover new markets and opportunities

Helping vendors uncover new markets and opportunities

As an independent advisor, NEXTGEN Distribution helps curate, orchestrate and drive demand for our vendors. Through our relationships, expertise and experience, NEXTGEN Distribution augments and amplifies our vendors’ go-to-market strategies through a single conduit, becoming an extension of their organisation as we on-board and enable the right partners, help them build pipeline, advise on opportunities, and manage key commercial, operational and administrative activities.      


Helping partners grow, scale, and differentiate in market 

Helping partners grow, scale, and differentiate in market 

NEXTGEN Distribution enables our partners to meaningfully differentiate themselves as we share our knowledge about new technologies and market opportunities to shape their offerings, drive demand, and accelerate growth. At NEXTGEN Distribution, we help our partners create more innovative, valuable and bespoke customer solutions. We draw on our extensive vendor and industry relationships to facilitate the right transactions and ensure positive business outcomes for all parties. 

Benefit from the NEXTGEN Group’s culture of integrity  

Benefit from the NEXTGEN Group’s culture of integrity  

The success of NEXTGEN Distribution, our vendors and our partners is built on our commitment to integrity, accountability, diversity, and inclusivity. These leadership principles create a positive and supportive culture across our organisation. From this foundation, NEXTGEN Distribution shares our knowledge and experience externally, fostering positive, long term industry-wide relationships, and delivering great experiences for people across the technology sector. In this way, our leadership, people, knowledge and culture combines in an unique way to provide you with clear and beneficial outcomes.


The NEXTGEN Distribution Leadership Team is a group of diverse and talented individuals with a pioneering spirit. Each lead from the front, sharing their expertise and vision.  
John Walters
Group Chief Executive Officer / NEXTGEN Group
John Walters founded NEXTGEN Distribution in 2011 along with Steve Murphy, and has rapidly expanded the NEXTGEN Group through relationships, trust and integrity. His experience in the IT industry spans more than 20 years in executive roles for IT distributors, while also consulting to IT vendors, distributors and resellers around growth, business transformation and customer-centric strategies.
Gavin Lawless
Group Chief Operating Officer And Managing Director / NEXTGEN Distribution Australia
Joining NEXTGEN Distribution in 2018, Gavin Lawless brings 25 years IT industry experience to his role as Managing Director of the Australian operation, including senior roles in Distribution, Vendor and Consulting firms, leading sales teams in channel sales, direct product sales, consulting sales as well as mergers and acquisitions.
Lynne Jeffery
Managing Director / NEXTGEN Distribution New Zealand
Before joining the NEXTGEN Group, Lynne worked with NEC as Head of Public Safety Solutions leading the growth of NEC’s biometric business in New Zealand. Prior to NEC, Lynne was a Sales Director at Wynyard Group, responsible for financial crime and cyber threat detection products.
Wendy O'Keeffe
Executive Vice-President and Managing Director / NEXTGEN Distribution Asia
Wendy is a technology and distribution veteran, having worked with Ingram Micro precursor Tech Pacific, then spending 15 years with Westcon Group before joining Tech Data (formerly Avnet). She has deep leadership experience in the Asia Pacific region’s technology sector having spent many years operating in multiple countries.

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