Rod Drury sets sights on $NZ1b revenue
Xero chief executive Rod Drury has always been a dreamer. Having read all the books about the early days of IBM, Microsoft and Apple from his home in a "small set of rocks in the South Pacific", he professes he'd always wanted to do something big.
"Having read all of those Silicon Valley books I had it in me that the ultimate for a software entrepreneur was to take a company public," Drury tells AFR Weekend from the company's birthplace in Wellington, New Zealand – although he no longer believes the company has a headquarters.
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