Mike Hewitt and Liam Taylor co-founded DARKHORSE in 2012. With a shared passion for delivering excellence, they saw a gap in the market for a multi-layered, innovative, high energy and relationship focused approach to the market
Mike studied Tourism Management at Victoria University in Wellington before making the shift to Auckland and embarking on his entrepreneurial journey.
Gaining a noteworthy apprenticeship at iconic New Zealand start-up company Charlie’s Juice, Mike then went on to work for some of the world’s most sought-after brands including Red Bull, Moet & Chandon, Veuve Clicquot, and Dom Perignon.
Mike’s experience working for these brands covered everything from building and running a company from scratch, executing global multi-million dollar sales programs, creating money can’t buy brand experiences and fostering key relationships to drive results. Mike’s relationship-centered approach coupled with an ‘anything is possible’ mindset play into everything he does, securing unbeatable results.