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Join our community.

Our community is free to join and gives you access to events Excellent organizes along with regular updates from the world of EX.

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Professional membership

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If your organization offers a development or training budget, we can help you secure that funding.

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EX Design School application

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Teams inquiry

How many people would you like to have access to Excellent's learning and membership resources?

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Designing the future of work; one experience at a time.

We're building a world where missions are accomplished by people who love what they do.

Announcing our $2m raise

Founded in 2021 as a course in EX Design, Excellent has become a global platform for EX.

Your people know what’s best.

Designing impactful experiences with employee’s input as the foundation takes skills, process, and talent. Excellent exists for the people who are charged with taking that input and making it real in their workplace communities.

Excellent leadership.

Samantha Gadd

Founder & Co-CEO

Founder, business leader, and global driving force behind employee experience (EX). For over a decade Samantha has lead the way in EX thinking, growing the largest EX & HR consulting business in NZ and leading the international collaboration around the EX Manifesto project.

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Jenny Busing

Co-Founder & Co-CEO

A shot of energy and purpose in the arm of innovative startups and venture-backed entrepreneurs. Based in the US, Jenny has over a decade of experience helping businesses from around the world scale quickly and sustainably.

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Katherine McDonald

General Manager

Empathetic, process-driven and deeply detailed, Katherine's career has traversed law, strategic advisory and, most recently, community building for the worlds largest creative community; Creative Mornings.

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Tom de Groen

Head of Experience

Designer by trade, problem-solver and empathetic leader by nature, over the past 20 years Tom has helped NZ's best organizations connect more deeply with their customers.

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Andre Caraco

Design Lead

A jack-of-all-trades of design and illustration, Andre has helped businesses in both New Zealand and the USA communicate effectively through their brands for over 15 years.

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