Meet the team

We are an international team of data visualization experts

Joe Parry

Founder & CEO

Joe has worked on visualization systems for intelligence work for the last thirteen years, doing software development, design, systems architecture and more experimental research projects.

His achievements include a PhD earned as a member of Stephen Hawking’s research group.

Joe sets the overall agenda for the company from both commercial and technical perspectives.

Board Management

Bryan Amesbury

Chief Operating Officer

Bryan focuses on the commercial side of the business, the day-to-day running of the organization, and helping the company to grow successfully. He has more than 20 years’ experience as a COO and CFO with high-growth software firms.

Throughout his career, Amesbury has embarked on various entrepreneurial ventures, including Zeus Technology, acquired by Riverbed Technology and Velocix, acquired by Alcatel-Lucent.

Management Operations

Clara Donald

Development Manager

Armed with an MBA from Loughborough University and a Masters in Computer Science, Clara heads up our Development Team. With over 15 years’ experience in the software industry, she has worked for notable Cambridge companies such as nCipher and i2.

Clara’s fundamental responsibilities are to keep the Development Team happy and motivated, and to ensure the team continues to deliver great features for our products.

Development Management

Corey Lanum

Commercial Director - Americas

Corey has worked with the largest defense, intelligence, security and anti-fraud organizations in North America. He has a diverse background working on big data initiatives and implementing proven solutions that provide customers with key insights into their data. He is the author of the book Visualizing Graph Data, from Manning Publications.

Corey is based in Boston, MA, and leads the company’s commercial team for the Americas.

Commercial - Americas Management

Kaush Kotak

Commercial Director - International

Kaush has a background in web-based network visualization: he worked for i2 and was the first product manager for their iXv product line. He has worked with a number of Cambridge startups in their growth phases.

Kaush looks after our commercial teams for Europe, EMEA and the Asia-Pacific regions, helping them make the most of our products.

Commercial - International Management

Chris Howell

Finance Director

Chris is a Chartered Accountant with over ten years’ experience in financial management. His career began as a software engineer specializing in database design and development before he joined PwC to obtain accounting qualifications.

Chris joined Cambridge Intelligence from Marshall Aerospace and is the lead for developing and maintaining all financial procedures.

Board Finance Management

Andrew Disney

Marketing Director

Andrew is our marketing director, heading up the talented marketing team and setting its long-term direction. He joined the company in 2013 and is one of our longest-serving employees. Before joining us, he worked for a cyber security consultancy, an education agency and as an undercover hotel inspector for a French hotel chain.

Management Marketing

Phil Rodgers

Developer

Phil has a degree in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge and has worked for a number of Cambridge software companies. His software development experience includes desktop publishing, GIS, Formula 1 motor racing, and data visualization & network analysis.

He spent several years at i2 as part of the Analyst’s Notebook development team, and has particular interests in visualization and usability issues.

Development

Zoë Moran

Developer

Zoë has been building great web applications for more than a decade. Past roles, including a stint at Citrix, have given her a grounding in a wide range of different web technologies.

In particular, Zoë brings an eye for UX and UI perfection, designing new functionality and helping our customers get the most out of our products.

Development

Roger Murby

Test Engineer

Roger is a Test Engineer with ISEB certification and over 15 years’ experience of testing application suites in the finance, telecommunications and data quality sectors. He has experience as a technical lead for major releases, leading teams working on new enhancements and driving quality process initiatives.

Development

Adrian Meredith

Developer

Adrian has spent the last nine years at NetNames developing software to combat cyber fraud and protect brands online.

Working in all areas from managing big data to visual design, Adrian has spent several years working with the very latest web technologies and will ensure that customers get the very best experience.

Development

Joe Clark

Developer

With a background in artificial intelligence, static analysis engines and parser technology, Joe brings a range of skills to the team. He’s been developing in Javascript for over five years, working with small teams on emerging front and back end technologies.

Development

Julia Robson

Developer

Julia has developed software for a variety of companies, ranging from start-ups to multinationals. She has a Masters degree in Mathematics from University of Cambridge and enjoys learning about algorithms and using them to write elegant and efficient code.

Development

Ray Glover

Developer

Ray joined us from IBM, where he’d been researching new technologies. He has many patents relating to data visualization, high performance scientific computing, computer vision and machine learning. He also takes an active role in the Open Source software community, contributing to several popular projects.

Development

Tim Goodwyn

Developer

Our dev team is constantly finding ways to make our technology better. As a member of the team, Tim helps develop new features and provides customer support. He has a degree in Maths from the University of Cambridge and has industry experience in trust and company administration software.

Development

Thomas Chan

Technical Author

Before joining our team, Tom was a Lead Engineer at an automotive and aerospace organization. He did everything from designing components to creating technical documentation. As our Technical Author he’s responsible for ensuring our documentation is up to scratch. In his spare time he enjoys fencing and skydiving.

Development

Natalie Parkyn

Facilities Manager

Natalie works closely with everyone in the company. She’s experienced in Health and Safety and HR practices, manages Cambridge Intelligence HQ (our offices) and makes sure we have a fun and friendly working environment.

Before joining Cambridge Intelligence, Natalie worked for an international travel brand, as the administrator for a team of hundreds.

Operations

Cheryl Disney

Legal Counsel

Cheryl is a solicitor with over 20 years’ experience and a wide range of legal expertise. Before joining Cambridge Intelligence, Cheryl was a Director of a medium sized commercial law firm and was primarily responsible for managing Government contracts. As the Company’s Legal Counsel, Cheryl helps us to deal with a wide variety of legal matters including negotiating customer contracts.

Board Operations

Paola Cavallin

General Counsel

Paola provides legal advice to the company, oversees the negotiation of software licenses, and works with management to identify and mitigate against risks and ensure compliance. Prior to joining us, Paola worked as in-house legal counsel at Xchanging Plc and was a corporate lawyer for Clifford Chance. She holds a degree in Jurisprudence from the University of Siena in Italy and an LLM degree from University College London.

Board Operations

Elisa Casagrande

Legal Assistant

As our Legal Assistant, Elisa is primarily responsible for working on contracts and renewals. She has a Master’s degree in Law from University of Bologna and is a qualified lawyer of the Italian bar.

Before joining our team, Elisa worked as a lawyer at an Italian law firm and as a corporate paralegal at a retail cosmetics company in New York.

Operations

Scott Meintjes

Talent Manager

With a Masters in Organisational Psychology and 10 years of recruitment and HR experience, Scott looks after Talent Acquisition, as well as the broader functions of Talent and HR.

Previously, working in the Education sector, he expanded the global resourcing function and promoted table-tennis as a lunch time activity.

Operations

Sam Duby

Sales Manager - Northern Europe, Middle East & Africa

With extensive commercial experience and a solid technical background, Sam is ideally placed to ensure customer projects are a success. Prior to joining Cambridge Intelligence, Sam worked in the oil and gas technology sector.

Sam is based in our Cambridge, UK, office but travels extensively. He looks after our customers in Northern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Commercial - International

Christian Miles

Technical Sales Lead

Christian works closely with new customers to educate and help them make the most of our products. He’s a strong graph visualization advocate and loves applying our deep capability to various datasets across many domains.

He has a Master’s in Computer Science & Maths from Bristol and previously worked in the UK, US & Canada for BAE Systems.

Commercial - Americas

Mike Wood

Sales Manager - Americas

Armed with twenty years of sales experience in the software and hardware industries, Mike’s responsible for new business accounts, East Coast commercial accounts and all federal accounts.

Prior to joining our team he worked as a Federal Sales Director – responsible for all federal accounts, channel management and federal marketing.

Commercial - Americas

Giuseppe Francavilla

Sales Manger - Southern Europe & APAC

Giuseppe has more than 40 years’ experience working with data visualization and link analysis technologies. His career started with the Guardia di Finanza – the Italian financial police – before managing global partnership networks for i2 (now IBM) and Detica NetReveal (now BAE Systems).

Giuseppe looks after our customers in Southern Europe and the Asia-Pacific regions.

Commercial - International

Harpreet Singh Riat

Solutions Engineer

As a Solutions Engineer, Harpreet’s primary responsibility is providing professional services to customers for developing applications. His background lies in web-based visualization and software systems.

After completing his Master’s degree in Advanced Computer Systems at Bath University, Harpreet worked for one of the largest web based projects for genomic data visualization.

Commercial - International

Dan Williams

Head of Product Management

As Head of Product Management, Dan works closely with our customers and developers to make sure we build the best possible data visualization tools.

He has a Master’s in Physics from Oxford University and a wealth of experience with a variety of software products across many different industry verticals.

Management Product

Rachel Beechinor

Management Accountant

As a member of our finance team, Rachel ensures our accounts are in order.

She is an ACCA-certified accountant, with a long history of working with technology start-ups in Cambridge.

Finance

Hisako McRobbie

Finance Assistant

As our Finance Assistant, Hisako is mainly responsible for the company’s bookkeeping. From the recording of financial transactions to managing purchases and expenses, Hisako works with Chris and Rachel to ensure the company is in complete control of its finances

She also holds a qualification from The Association of Accounting Technicians

Finance

Catherine Kearns

Content Manager

After 20 years as a technical writer, Catherine switched roles to become our Content Manager. Catherine’s fundamental responsibility is creating and sharing powerful content in order to drive traffic to the company website and generate high quality leads for the sales team. This includes press releases, blogs and social media posts.

Marketing

Gizem Unal

Campaign and Automation Manager

Gizem works closely with our sales and marketing teams to design, implement and run targeted and engaging marketing automation campaigns. Although her focus is on digital campaigns and automation, she has a range of experience in the marketing field having previously worked in space and defence, hydropower, and higher education sectors.

Marketing

Kevin Naughten

Product Manager

Born in the flattest part of Canada and now living in the flattest part of the UK, Kevin worked for a property data company in Australia and a sustainability software firm here in Cambridge before joining us.

As our Product Manager, Kevin works closely with our customers and developers to decide on the next big thing for our products.

Product

Warren Fitzhenry

Graduate Software Developer

During his time working in the Off-Grid Renewable Energy Industry, Warren taught himself programming. The challenge and enjoyment spurred him to pursue a change of career towards software development, bringing him to our team as a Graduate Software Developer.

Prior to the career switch, Warren specialized in Economics and Sustainable Development.

Development

Joe Barnett

Graduate Software Developer

Joe’s background includes academic research in phytochemistry and enzymology, as well as software development for control of scientific instruments.

During his master’s at UCL, he gained an interest in data visualisation using JavaScript and he is excited to be following this thread on our graduate programme.

Development

Jamie Ashford

Test Engineer

As our Test Engineer, Jamie has found a productive outlet for his passion for breaking things.

Before joining our development team, Jamie spent 8 years testing software and hardware for energy management and access control.

He works closely with our developers, uncovering potential bugs in our software before they impact our customers.

Development

Katerina Baousi

Sales Engineer

As Sales Engineer, Katerina works closely with our newest customers, helping them harness the power of graph visualization in their applications.

After completing master’s degrees in applied mathematics and advanced computing, Katerina worked on web development projects for a global professional services firm. Her education and previous experience provided valuable insight in translating connected data into graphs for diverse use cases.

In her free time, Katerina enjoys learning different genres of dance and foreign languages.

Commercial - International

Matt Michel

Developer

Matt is a talented software developer with an eye for UX, performance and design.

Since graduating from the University of Oxford with a Masters in Engineering Science, he has worked in a variety of analyst, consulting and technical roles in Cambridge and his native Jersey.

Most recently, he founded his own agency for designing and building web applications. This led him to join our development team where he mostly focuses on new features and projects.

Development

Sameer Solomon

Renewals Manager

As our renewals manager, Sameer works with all of our customers, making sure they’re happy and getting everything they need from our tools. Before joining us, Sameer looked after renewals for Cambridge software firm, Red-Gate.

When he’s not in the office or visiting customers, you’ll likely find Sameer out and about embracing his love of food and travel

Commercial - International

Kostis Vilaetis

Graduate Software Developer

Kostis is a talented mathematician with a flair for data-driven design.

After receiving his BSc in Mathematics from the University of Ioannina in Greece, he decided to study Artificial Intelligence.

During his time at the Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, and subsequently as a data visualization consultant,
he has built many analysis and exploration tools using open source web technologies.

Development

Sonali Singh

Graduate Software Developer

Sonali joins us with experience covering development, data visualization, and machine learning.

Besides a computer science degree from Queen Mary, University of London, she’s worked on web development projects in the UK and Australia, and a project to find better ways to manage chronic disease.

In our graduate program, Sonali will join our development team to learn more about our products and customers.

Development

Iwona Orrey

Finance Assistant

Iwona joins our finance team as Finance Assistant.

Originally a Civil Engineer in her native Poland, Iwona has spent much of her career in finance and accounting teams around Cambridge.

She is an AA2 level 2 qualified professional, with extensive bookkeeping and ledger management experience.

Finance

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