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  • The Executives
  • The Directors
  • Sales
  • The Rest of the Team

The Executive Team

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David James // Chief Executive Officer

David is the co-founder of mxData starting the company in 2004. David’s career spans over 20 years within the IT and mobile industries, with the six years prior to mxData operating a successful consultancy company working for many of the major companies within IT, telecommunications and telematics including Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Trafficmaster and with Microsoft at their headquarters in Redmond.

David’s passion for mobile technology extends back to 1998 when as a consultant at Ericsson he was involved in the development of the groundbreaking R380 one of the first ever Smart phones.

David's combination of commercial and technical knowledge within both the mobile and telematics industries have proved invaluable, with mxData being recognized as the 4th fastest growing company in the North West by Crain's Manchester Business inaugural Fast 50 awards.

David has four children that keep him very busy, but when time permits he enjoys travelling, snowboarding and competing in Triathlons.

Anne Marie Alexander // Sales Director

Anne Marie is passionate about the mobile industry and has been a strong driving force behind the success of the teams she has lead over her 20 year career. Working across a wide range of industry sectors, her passion is derived from the knowledge gained and understanding from such a wide range of people and infrastructure.

At mxData Anne-Marie is a key member of the management team, providing vision and leadership whilst developing and implementing a high growth strategy for one of the fastest growing companies in the North West. mxData’s core vision "Live information for a generation on the move" enables Anne Marie to continually improve both her surroundings and the business, moving the strategy forward during this very exciting time for our industry.

Michael Cliffe // Chief Technical Officer

Over the last 18 years Michael has worked in the telecommunication, engineering, and financial industries with the likes of Nokia, Marconi, Reuters, First Data and with Pi on their Formula One systems. Michael is a highly skilled individual with deep technical knowledge. He enjoys solving challenges and developing new technology solutions.

Michael’s responsibility is to align technology vision with our business strategy. He provides direction in all technology related issues in support of research and development, product development, and core company values. Since joining mxData in 2004, Michael has been integral in our organisational success. He is the visible leader for the company within the wider technology community.

Michael’s interests lie in the practice of software architecture and design, its management and development. He studied at Staffordshire University and actively continues his professional development.

Michael is married to Katherine and they have two girls. Away from work, he enjoys quality family time with the three ladies in his life!

Matt Booth // Chief Financial Officer

Matt has over 7 years’ experience of working with both owner managed and listed companies on a variety of assignments. These ranged from the preparation of statutory accounts, business plans and forecasts to audit and due diligence.

Prior to joining mxData Matt was employed as a Chartered Accountant for an international practice.

In his free time Matt enjoys keeping fit by exercising at the gym, playing squash and running. At weekends he relaxes by watching sport, socialising and eating out.

Will Drummond // Operations Manager

Will spent 20 years as an Avionics Technician in the Royal Navy. Following his retirement he embarked on a Windows 2000 MCSE course then worked for the Department for International Development before settling down closer to home working for AstraZeneca, prior to joining mxData.

Will is responsible for the provision of IT infrastructure services including desktop applications, Local and Wide area networks, production servers, IT security and telecommunications. He is also involved in the development and implementation of new systems and manages the IT support team.

Will is married with two children. Away from work he enjoys skiing, badminton and cycling.

Jon Billing // Head of Development

Jon has over 25 years' experience in software development for both consumers and enterprises across a wide range of sectors. Jon specialises in the management of agile software development teams and in the architecture of large scale, high availability software systems. He particularly enjoys the challenges of delivering sophisticated products and services to meet the rapidly evolving requirements of users and businesses.

Prior to joining mxData, Jon was a founder and Product Development Director of m-spatial, the company which originated mxData’s Geohawk platform, and Director of Software Engineering at Laser-Scan, a geographic systems supplier. In these roles, he gained extensive experience working with and delivering to enterprises in sectors including telecoms, retail, defence and government.

The Directors

There's over 50 years of IT experience within mxData's directors... Tap on the team member to learn more.

Roger Jeynes // Chairman

Roger's early career was in the technology industry, encompassing senior technical, sales, marketing and general management roles with IBM, Pyramid Technology and EMC Corporation.

Roger was Chief Operating Officer of the technology merchant bank Interregnum plc, leading its flotation and capital raising on AIM in 2000. Roger has recently been appointed Professor of Management Practice in the Ashcroft International Business School of Anglia Ruskin University.

As well as being a Non-executive Director for mxData, he is also a director of Charborough Capital, a non-executive director of Keycom plc, and serves as an independent director of two fully-listed Venture Capital Trusts - the AIM distribution Trust plc (AMD.L) and Pennine AIM VCT 6 plc (PNEA.L).

Married with two daughters, his leisure time is dominated by an ageing rock band called The Fat Cats for which he is manager and guitarist.

David James // Chief Executive Officer

David is the co-founder of mxData starting the company in 2004. David’s career spans over 20 years within the IT and mobile industries, with the six years prior to mxData operating a successful consultancy company working for many of the major companies within IT, telecommunications and telematics including Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Trafficmaster and with Microsoft at their headquarters in Redmond.

David’s passion for mobile technology extends back to 1998 when as a consultant at Ericsson he was involved in the development of the groundbreaking R380 one of the first ever Smart phones.

David's combination of commercial and technical knowledge within both the mobile and telematics industries have proved invaluable, with mxData being recognized as the 4th fastest growing company in the North West by Crain's Manchester Business inaugural Fast 50 awards.

David has four children that keep him very busy, but when time permits he enjoys travelling, snowboarding and competing in Triathlons.

David Caswell // Non-Executive Director

David is an entrepreneur, commercial strategist and general manager with over 15 years of experience in consumer facing digital media businesses.

David started his career in brand management at consumer goods company Unilever and went on to hold various marketing and commercial strategy roles at EMI Records, Walt Disney Television International and Telewest Broadband (now Virgin Media).

More recently he has served as CEO of interactive television platform provider, Electra Entertainment and CEO of online casual games company Brain Media.

In addition to his Non-executive Director role at mxData he is a Non-executive Director and Co-Founder of the UK’s number one tradesmen recommendation service Rated People.

David is married with two children and spends his leisure time running through the Oxfordshire countryside and trying to be a better musician.

The Sales Team

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Anne Marie Alexander // Sales Director

Anne Marie is passionate about the mobile industry and has been a strong driving force behind the success of the teams she has lead over her 20 year career. Working across a wide range of industry sectors, her passion is derived from the knowledge gained and understanding from such a wide range of people and infrastructure.

At mxData Anne-Marie is a key member of the management team, providing vision and leadership whilst developing and implementing a high growth strategy for one of the fastest growing companies in the North West. mxData’s core vision "Live information for a generation on the move" enables Anne Marie to continually improve both her surroundings and the business, moving the strategy forward during this very exciting time for our industry.

If you have any sales enquiries and would like to get in contact with Anne Marie, please email am.alexander@mxdata.co.uk

David Weetman // Business Development Manager

David brings to mxData over 27 years of commercial experience in the mobile telecoms, Telematics and travel information sectors.

Working at various levels within sales, marketing, business development, commercial management and information licensing, David has previously worked for Vodafone, RAC, Siemens VDO and ITIS Trafficlink. He has experience of working with private and public sectors, and at all levels within.

At mxData David’s role is not only to develop new business opportunities, but also to identify new sources of information, and to manage these partnerships and alliances.

If you have any sales enquiries and would like to get in contact with David, please email david.weetman@mxdata.co.uk

Nick Hill // Project Manager

Nick brings a wealth of Project and Sales experience gained over the last 15 years. The last five years Nick has worked within the delivery of specialised software solutions.

Nick is a driven hardworking enthusiastic individual who strives for results. Working at various levels within Project Management and Business Development, he has previously worked with some of the UK’s leading names in transport.

Outside of work Nick enjoys spending time with his family and generally keeping fit. He was fortunate enough to play in a celebrity charity football match hosted as one of the last games in the old Wembley Stadium. A day Nick will never forget.

If you have any enquiries and would like to get in contact with Nick, please email nick.hill@mxdata.co.uk

The Rest of the Team

Meet the Rest of our TeamTap on the team member to learn more.

Accountant Wilmslow

Maybe not one of the most exciting jobs within the company but a very important one none the less. Our job involves analysing actual financial performance against budget. Monitoring and interpreting short and long term cash flow and predicting future trends. Building long lasting relationships with customers and suppliers, completion of VAT returns and most importantly payroll forms!

Human Resources Wilmslow

Not just tea and sympathy! HR works closely with managers on all HR practices, including policies and procedures, terms and conditions of employment, absence management, resourcing, retention, performance management, employee relations, reward, learning and development of all our lovely people. HR also works with managers to make the work environment a happier place and they organise our social events.

Personal Assistant Wilmslow

The Administration Team provides an efficient and professional administrative service, working closely with all functions. It’s not just about keeping the office clean and tidy - this small but perfectly formed team are also responsible for making our working environment better and everyone’s life easier.

Mobile Development Wilmslow

The Mobile Development Team is responsible for building mxData's portfolio of Lifestyle Applications. Using cutting-edge, next generation mobile platforms and technologies we develop Apps which, on a daily basis, help millions of people go about their business.

Mobile Development Wilmslow

The Mobile Development Team is responsible for building mxData's portfolio of Lifestyle Applications. Using cutting-edge, next generation mobile platforms and technologies we develop Apps which, on a daily basis, help millions of people go about their business.

Mobile Development Wilmslow

The Mobile Development Team is responsible for building mxData's portfolio of Lifestyle Applications. Using cutting-edge, next generation mobile platforms and technologies we develop Apps which, on a daily basis, help millions of people go about their business.

Mobile Development Wilmslow

The Mobile Development Team is responsible for building mxData's portfolio of Lifestyle Applications. Using cutting-edge, next generation mobile platforms and technologies we develop Apps which, on a daily basis, help millions of people go about their business.

Mobile Development Wilmslow

The Mobile Development Team is responsible for building mxData's portfolio of Lifestyle Applications. Using cutting-edge, next generation mobile platforms and technologies we develop Apps which, on a daily basis, help millions of people go about their business.

Mobile Development Wilmslow

The Mobile Development Team is responsible for building mxData's portfolio of Lifestyle Applications. Using cutting-edge, next generation mobile platforms and technologies we develop Apps which, on a daily basis, help millions of people go about their business.

Mobile Development Wilmslow

The Mobile Development Team is responsible for building mxData's portfolio of Lifestyle Applications. Using cutting-edge, next generation mobile platforms and technologies we develop Apps which, on a daily basis, help millions of people go about their business.

Mobile Development Wilmslow

The Mobile Development Team is responsible for building mxData's portfolio of Lifestyle Applications. Using cutting-edge, next generation mobile platforms and technologies we develop Apps which, on a daily basis, help millions of people go about their business.

Java Development Cambridge

We’re based in Cambridge and look after the GeoHawk platform, focussing on high scalability, high availability search, storage and aggregation architecture. Working closely with both technical architects and external clients such as Traveline & Thomson Local, we provide the backbone to all mxData’s spatially aware sites, services and software.

Web Development Wilmslow

The Web Team provide supporting sites and services to all areas of the business, including marketing sites & materials, in-app web views for many of our popular apps across a diverse range of handsets and maintaining this – the corporate website! We also provide and maintain bespoke solutions for a variety of external clients and assist in consultancy projects where needed.

Web Development Wilmslow

The Web Team provide supporting sites and services to all areas of the business, including marketing sites & materials, in-app web views for many of our popular apps across a diverse range of handsets and maintaining this – the corporate website! We also provide and maintain bespoke solutions for a variety of external clients and assist in consultancy projects where needed.

Technical Architect Cambridge

We’re based in Cambridge and look after the GeoHawk platform, focussing on high scalability, high availability search, storage and aggregation architecture. Working closely with external clients such as Traveline & Thomson Local, we provide the backbone to all mxData’s spatially aware sites, services and software.

Technical Architect Wilmslow

The Server Team provide supporting services to our Mobile development team focussing on areas such as streamlining data flow, user account management, payment integration and notification generation. We also provide and maintain solutions to the business such as reporting and assist in consultancy projects where needed.

Server Development Wilmslow

The Server Team provide supporting services to our Mobile development team focussing on areas such as streamlining data flow, user account management, payment integration and notification generation. We also provide and maintain solutions to the business such as reporting and assist in consultancy projects where needed.

Server Development Wilmslow

The Server Team provide supporting services to our Mobile development team focussing on areas such as streamlining data flow, user account management, payment integration and notification generation. We also provide and maintain solutions to the business such as reporting and assist in consultancy projects where needed.

Creative Wilmslow

The Creative Team has a wealth of experience in UI & UX design, brand communication and marketing. From conceptual advertising, media production, graphic design, animation and illustration we really do have it all to take an idea and produce the most inspired and engaging customer experience.

Creative Wilmslow

The Creative Team has a wealth of experience in UI & UX design, brand communication and marketing. From conceptual advertising, media production, graphic design, animation and illustration we really do have it all to take an idea and produce the most inspired and engaging customer experience.

Social Media Co-ordinator Wilmslow

Social media is everywhere and a part of most peoples lives. Our social media co-ordinator uses the most popular social media outlets to spread brand awareness and recognition of our products and services, to receive customer feedback and provide support leading to better customer satisfaction, to promote the latest developments in our sector and to build and engage with the worldwide community.

Quality Assurance Wilmslow

We ensure that the software developed in-house is fully tested and meets the high standards of quality expected by mxData. To ensure that the software delivered is the best out there, we adopt new testing methodologies as required, review and analyse business and functional requirements, produce quality test documentation, investigate and verify problems and liaise closely with the relevant departments during the test life cycle to ensure the implementation is delivered in timely fashion and of expected quality.

Quality Assurance Wilmslow

We ensure that the software developed in-house is fully tested and meets the high standards of quality expected by mxData. To ensure that the software delivered is the best out there, we adopt new testing methodologies as required, review and analyse business and functional requirements, produce quality test documentation, investigate and verify problems and liaise closely with the relevant departments during the test life cycle to ensure the implementation is delivered in timely fashion and of expected quality.

Operations Wilmslow

The Operations team provide first class technical support for our data centres and offices throughout the UK. The team have a diverse range of technical skills covering almost all computer and mobile based technologies. They are also the techie people our customers speak to when they need assistance with our products.