About Oclea & Teknique

The Oclea™ product range of Vision System building blocks is the result of years of experience by Teknique in developing vision system solutions for a range of customers across multiple industries.

We’ve been in the vision systems market since its inception, accumulating 17 years of knowledge and experience in how to turn vision technology into innovative products that provide real-world solutions to complex problems.

An Ambarella™ preferred partner, Oclea & Teknique have more than 50 employees based in our offices in New Zealand, Europe and North America.


We live at the edge of what has never been done and we love it. We know creative innovation got us here and allows us to stay. We have an undying hunger for solving difficult problems to create better camera products and video experiences.

Above all else, we believe in collaboration – having the freedom to think differently, the courage to speak your mind, the will to listen and a passion for chasing down challenges as a pack.

Executive Team

Ben Bodley
Founder & CTO

A relentless prototyper, innovator and creative thinker, Ben enjoys being involved at the ground floor of many of the world's most successful, connected, vision-enabled camera products. Ben brings a passion and enthusiasm for pushing the boundaries of applied AI technology in order to help impact humankind in a positive way.

Aleks Ristic
Managing Director

An expert in high tech industries, spanning mobile, consumer and industrial products. Founder of the first consumer GPS device sold to Navman and gobandit, an action camera with sensors sold to TomTom. Experienced in the scaling of global businesses. Aleks can be found windsurfing or competing on his SUP when away from his computer.

Sebastian Mieres
Head of Operations

Sebastian brings 20+ years of Operations and Supply Chain management throughout different global companies. Has worked for multinational Tech and Retail companies with operations in Europe, US, Latin America and Asia-Pacific regions. Excelled on Planning, Procurement, Manufacturing, Logistics and Customer services projects, achieving high-standard results for the business.

Advisory Board

Mike Riley
Exec Chair

Mike brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from his time as CEO at Compact Sorting Equipment which he led the sale of to TOMRA, and CEO of Endace (LSA AIM: EDA) which he also led through transformation and acquisition. Having been there and done it before, Mike wholeheartedly and expertly supports from strategy through to execution and is committed to the long game.

Kate Parsons
Advisory Board Member

Kate has 20+ years experience in senior financial roles across a variety of industries and countries. She has deep financial and analytical experience with particular focus on high-tech / high-growth companies. Her familiarity with steering companies through growth and change is a great asset as Teknique goes from strength to strength.

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