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Board of Directors

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Jonathan Wearing - Non-Executive Chairman

Jonathan was formerly a director in the London corporate finance department of Citicorp Investment Bank Limited and previously worked in the corporate banking group of Citibank in London. He has run corporate advisory and consultancy businesses in the City for the last 20 years and has worked on training and lecturing assignments with a wide variety of institutions in many parts of the world. He is an early stage investor in technology companies and holds a number of directorships. Jonathan has an MA in Economics from Cambridge University.


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David Hornsby - Chief Executive Officer

David has been the Chief Executive of Ideagen Plc since June 2009 and has over 20 years experience in the technology sector. David has held a number of senior management positions in both UK and US based software companies including Smart Workforce Management Plc, Parametric Technology Corporation and Profund Systems Limited.


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Graeme Spenceley - Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

Graeme has been a chartered accountant for over 25 years. He spent 18 years with KPMG, initially specialising in audit where he managed a number of public company clients and later as an associate director in Transaction Services which specialised in the provision of due diligence and reporting accountant services to corporates, private equity companies and banks.


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Alan Carroll - Independent Non-Executive Director

Alan has 25 years' experience in the information systems industry during which he has worked in a senior capacity in the development of the Ministry of Defence's Information System Strategy. He has also been a senior sales manager and advisor to a number of major companies. He is currently managing director of Ultris Limited and Ultris Information Services Limited which are focused on the UK confidential government market. Alan has an MSc in Design of Information Systems from Cranfield Institute of Technology. Alan was appointed to the Board in June 2012.


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Barnaby Kent - Chief Operating Officer

Barnaby joined Ideagen via the acquisition of Plumtree Group in 2012, where he was the CEO. Plumtree specialised in software for the Content and Clinical markets. He has over 14 years’ experience within the Technology sector, prior to that working at Corus Group plc, now Tata Steel. Barnaby has a BSc (Hons) from the University of Southampton and a MBA from Edinburgh Business School.


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Ben Dorks - Chief Customer Officer

Ben joined Ideagen via the acquisition of Plumtree Group and is now Chief Customer Officer. Ben is responsible for the total relationship with our customers through management of global sales, marketing, product and professional services, and ensuring we deliver on a single vision of excellence. He has over 15 years’ experience helping companies fast-track their growth strategy and at Plumtree Group consistently exceeded annual growth and delivered on corporate strategy. Previous to this, Ben has held a variety of sales and management roles for Applied Group, TSF Group, and others.


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Tony Rodriguez - Non-Executive Director

Tony is an experienced technology entrepreneur and software developer. After an early career in a number of blue-chip technology companies, he founded Avellino Technologies Ltd in 1997, and personally led the development of its data profiling software product, now known as TS Discovery, before its acquisition in 2004 by Harte Hanks Trillium. Subsequently, he founded X88 Software, since acquired by Experian in 2014, where he led, as CEO and CTO, the development of its data management product (now known as Experian Pandora), which was recognised as a visionary by Gartner.

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