Alex is a passionate software testing engineer with a background in programming, who has dedicated the past decade to security and performance testing. He is involved in enhancing the technical excellence in Endava and can often be found creating custom performance and security automation frameworks. Outside work, Alex is enthusiastic about DJing (as long as it is a variety of electronic music) and spending time with family and friends.
Alex is a passionate senior software engineer with a background in Java, who enjoys experimenting with cutting-edge practices and technologies in the field of Artificial Intelligence. Alex is involved in a number of initiatives which aim to automate repetitive business processes, mostly in the financial sector. When he isn’t exploring new ways to make businesses more efficient and allow our clients to focus on more important and valuable work, you can find Alex travelling to remote countries and exploring new and different cultures.
Andrew is focused on mobilising teams to support Endava’s clients and ensures we are always adding value. Seventeen of his 20 years in technology delivery have been with Endava, helping us shape our delivery organisation and capability from niche central European outsourcing through to an international IT services organisation. When he is not delivering IT transformation he’s busy transforming his 1974 Volkswagen camper van to be ready to hit the road this summer.
Armen enjoys working on all things Distributed and Cloud, helping clients embrace innovation while moving existing workloads or building new products. The only clouds Armen doesn't like are the kind that keep him and his two kids indoors. He also enjoys experimenting with cooking, but admits it doesn't always produce Master Chef style results.
Bea is a creative innovator with over 10 years experience working with global market leading corporates and fast paced innovative start-ups. She runs innovation projects all the way from idea to production. Bea is passionate about connecting the dots and coming up with new concepts to solve pressing business problems. She strongly believes in the power of collaboration, crowdsourcing and dark chocolate.
Bradley is passionate about discussing consumer and technology innovation, Technology trends, Digital Transformation (as wide as that is), IoT and New business models and apps. As Head of Innovation he is regularly invited by Endava’s clients to present thought-provoking concepts at their senior management meetings and conferences. He is also a mentor, an avid blogger, a father to four curious kids and a keen hiker. When he is not leading innovation projects, you can probably find him leading a scout troop or making someone laugh.
As lead data consultant, Dan has spent over 15 years working on data-related projects and building solutions across a whole array of different industries’ future-proofing processes, technologies, and ways of working using insights through data with a passion for problem solving. When Dan isn’t being a renowned 'Data Rockstar', he also sings and plays guitar in his own band, The Smarties, and works as a session musician for various celebrities by performing at corporate and private events, festivals, and venues across the UK.
Edward has two decades of experience in infrastructure, application management, cloud and DevOps. He works with our clients to help them unlock the benefits of continuous delivery and is passionate about the 'human' side of IT, especially the way that multidisciplinary teams with a shared goal can go above and beyond the expectations of their business. Edward enjoys sharing his knowledge at events and has even co-authored scientific papers. In his free time, he enjoys playing music and sports involving a board – specifically surfing and snowboarding. But not paddleboarding, that's a bit too sedate for Ed.
Eoin provides technical strategy advice to our major clients and works with our delivery organisation to ensure that the right people, tools, technologies, and processes are in place. Outside work, he is an enthusiastic amateur trumpet player, dwelling in a wide range of styles including wind band, brass band, big band jazz and classical. He also likes anything with an engine that can move quickly, particularly Alfa Romeo, Audi and Jaguar road cars and saloon car, Formula-E and Formula 1 racing.
Erin is a Lead User Experience Designer at Endava with over 6 years’ experience in user experience and product design. She is obsessed with the user’s journey and creating end-to-end experiences. Previously, she has studied Design Innovation at Glasgow School of Art, and has worked for clients such as Amex, TIAA, and Verizon. On weekends you can find her on her '84 road bike, at the gym working on a new lift, or out in the woods hiking and camping.
Florin is a passionate and experienced Project Management professional with over 22 years of experience in the IT Software field, with half of them in the role of Project and Program Manager. His journey with Endava began on March 2019 when he joined as a Project Manager and Scrum Master. When not in the office, Florin is nurturing his love for music and travelling.
Gareth Badenhorst is a Lead Solution Architect and Design Authority in Endava with more than two decades experience in IT. He has a background as an engineer and still enjoys getting his hands dirty whenever possible. He has travelled the journey from traditional service oriented architectures to microservices and has had a recent focus on the end to end architectural concerns. Gareth likes music, movies and microservices. He also rocks the best mustache this side of Movember.
Gareth has 20 years’ experience in a range of Financial Services roles including as an industry consultant and a stint at the regulator. During that time, he realised that he enjoys helping solve complex problems through technology, rather than simply highlighting them. Since joining Endava, he is well-positioned to help clients manage competing priorities and achieve their objectives. To take his mind off all this complexity he enjoys exploring the countryside with his family, or solo on his mountain bike. He also home-brews a decent beer.
Glenn has over three decades of experience in both retail payments and banking. He is responsible for delivering strategy and development services to Endava’s global payment industry clients ranging from PayFac’s and Acquirers to Real-Time Payment facilitators and Crypto-Currency exchanges. When he isn’t challenging himself to help clients create innovative payment solutions, Glenn likes the challenge of hiking up the likes of Rainbow Mountain and Machu Picchu.
Drawing on experience in diverse fields including search, payments, e-commerce and SEM, Graeme has been hands-on with all things product related since the late 1990s. He works with our clients to simplify the complex and drive effective product thinking with an emphasis on tactical execution and consumer empathy. Before joining Endava, Graeme spent time working with both high-tech start-ups and world-renowned brands. When he isn’t thinking about all the ways to improve products, Graeme enjoys chess, rugby, and landscape photography.
Gregory spent a good part of the last 30 years adapting test design methods, that were implemented 40 years ago, and automating them. Gregory holds an unusual PhD in test design methods, speaks at conferences and writes on test related topics. When he is not architecting test automation and continuous integration solutions, he’s busy traveling, playing tennis and volleyball, and distorting reality in Photoshop.
Helena is a technologist with over 20 years of experience in change and organisational design through product development, data management and technology transformation. Prior to joining Endava, Helena has worked in multiple sectors and started her technology career with Nokia. She is also a keen mountain biker and enjoys spending time with her husband, their 5 children and their first grandchild.
Ian is Endava’s Head of Programme Acceleration, which helps our clients to structure and execute healthy change programmes to achieve successful business outcomes. He has spent the last 25+ years in technology and change roles and is passionate about solving problems. When he’s not running programmes, he is often running – 10k and half-marathon are his favourite distances.
Jeremy is a creative executive with 20 years of experience in product strategy, UX, and design. He works with our clients to ensure they have the right strategy in place, then tailors innovative experiences that meet their business challenges. Before he joined Endava, Jeremy specialised in creating video games. Today, when he isn’t working, Jeremy enjoys dabbling in VR and 3D printing or conceiving and performing perfectly legal experiments on his children. We’re confident they’ll return the favour one day.
John has over three decades of experience in the technology sector. He began his career by establishing a Business Process Outsourcing division for Cap Gemini. He later went on to establish an IT consultancy before eventually starting Endava, which he has grown over the past 20 years into the successful business it is today. In his spare time, John enjoys spending time outdoors, sailing, being with his family and friends and travelling.
Jourik has 20+ years of experience in strategy related roles across consultancies, digital agencies and a couple of client-side stints. At Endava, he leads a global team of thinkers focused around Strategy, Product and Data. Jourik especially loves the early phases of strategy projects and conversations with clients about how technology can help them change their business for the better. Outside work, you can probably find him in coffee shops and art galleries or in airports, he is always on the go.
Julian is a DevOps engineer who loves open source software culture, sharing his knowledge and working on weird and wonderful projects that get him to think outside the box. He also enjoys learning from new cultures and tries to experience one new thing every day. With a technical background spanning almost 10 years, Julian and his team help bring big ideas to life. He is also a coffee lover from a coffee country, an amateur photographer and a great conversationalist, especially when beer is involved.
Justin has spent the last 20 years helping clients provide the kind of customer experiences that build lasting brand loyalty. As chief digital officer, Justin combines strategy, creativity and technical know-how to unite the agendas of CMOs and CIOs. If you think that sounds impossible, don’t worry, he is a rock-star that understands quantum physics, a husband to a woman who is cooler than he is, a father to three awesome kids and an excellent public speaker. The man is unstoppable, except if you pass a whiskey bar, he’ll definitely want to stop there.
As an expert in health and life sciences technology, Les has spent his 25+ year career helping organisations large and small implement game changing technology, with a particular focus on patient engagement, mHealth and clinical trials. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family and getting outdoors, whether it be for a long hike in the woods or as a referee on the soccer field.
Madalin is a tech enthusiast and self-proclaimed geek who is passionate about software development and innovation. With 10 years of industry experience, working on a wide range of projects from small web apps to large scale distributed applications and acting as a design authority for financial services, Madalin's daily focus is on quality, automation, continuous improvement and encouraging others to reach their full potential. When he isn't doing all that, he is writing code, spending time with his family or reading a good book.
Marius is passionate about agile organisations from small teams to large enterprises. For the last 16 years, he has helped delivery teams build quality products in a lean way. At Endava, he has worked with clients to increase their business agility alongside delivering strategic products at scale. When Marius isn’t coaching teams, Product Owners, or managers, he can be found at home gardening or watching cartoons with his kids.
Martin is an automation consultant with 7 years of experience in the field and is mainly focused on building performant and reliable test automation frameworks that add real business value. He enjoys side-by-side collaboration with clients that build trusted, long-lasting relationships as well as working with his teams towards achieving technical excellence. When not at work, Martin likes to disconnect by working on his motorcycle, riding in the mountains, or racing at the track.
Mike has been delivering software in different roles over the span of a 30+ year career. He has worked in a number of industries including finance, biotech, media, environmental, and pure technology-driven companies. At Endava, he provides technology strategy and architectural insights for clients and partners. When he’s not working or otherwise engaged with his wife and menagerie of children, dogs, and cats, he serves as the Chairman of his Township’s Environmental Commission.
Nick is a passionate and award-winning technology innovator who has a strong focus on ensuring great customer experience. For close to two decades, he has worked to develop compelling visions of the future, to build strategies to help businesses achieve their goals. When he isn’t consulting, Nick can be found spending hours reading PSD2 drafts, asking waiting staff about the model number of their mobile POS, mountaineering, planning his next travel adventure or running around after his four kids.
Oleksiy’s focus is centred on large-scale cloud and enterprise transformation projects. An experienced technical leader and architect, he has spent most of his career building and fixing large distributed systems in the financial services sector. He is also passionate about voice and home automation and has a vast amount of experience in annoying the members of his household with his Alexa and Google Home projects. Outside of work, Oleksiy is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys hiking, skiing and mountain biking.
Radu has over 20 years of experience as a consultant, researcher and professor in software quality assessment. He has conducted influential research, built award-winning tools, and provided extensive consultancy on quality assessment and large-scale code transformations. Over the last four years he created an innovative approach for assessing risks in large-scale software systems used by our clients. When he decides to take a break from code, Radu enjoys landscape photography.
Radu is a technical business consultant with in-depth knowledge of innovation management. He leads cross-functional teams to achieve cutting edge technical objectives for our clients. His projects use data acquired from different sensors such as depth sensing cameras, mobile robots or microphones to create systems that enhance a users’ abilities to understand and interact with the environment… or sometimes to create 3D scans of his two kids. In his free time Radu loves running outdoors, skiing and being in the snow, or eating seafood while sharing a good bottle of wine.
Radu is a technology enthusiast. He has vast experience in different technologies and industries and spends most of his time working with the cloud, helping companies to innovate and finding solutions to their business problems. He enjoys connecting people and helping them to grow. When he isn’t blogging or speaking at events, Radu likes to build his own IOT devices, he enjoys an early morning run or a hike up a mountain. His feet seem to be his preferred method of transportation, he would do anything not to be stuck in traffic.
Seth is a creative executive with 20 years of experience in UX design, mobile operating systems, application development, and digital product strategy, having led high-profile projects for global brands across various sectors. He fights for the users, and enjoys task management, ice cream, whiskey, and surfing... but generally not all at the same time.
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Teodora is a marketing professional with 10+ years of experience in events management, marketing and communications as well as people management and leadership. She is a strong believer in life work blend, in fact she has a blog focused on the topic. She is also a big fan of dogs, especially her Shih Tzu Luna. When she’s not excelling at work or spending quality time with Luna and her family, you can find her leading the Endava hiking club up her favourite mountains.
Thomas is Group Head of Analysis for Endava. He has over 25 years of experience in software development which he has gained in various sectors including investment banking, telecommunications, mobile payments and embedded systems. He is focused on setting up distributed agile software development teams and shaping the business analyst force at Endava. When he isn’t doing that, Thomas can be found delivering training or speaking at conferences.
Tony has worked in the automotive industry for more than 35 years, holding senior positions with Renault, Toyota and Hyundai. He is passionate about helping businesses succeed through collaboration, embracing change and empowering their people. Tony helps our clients to assess their readiness, navigate the necessary changes and start to build on their vision of this future as it relates to mobility ecosystems. When he isn’t working, he loves playing and watching sport, volunteering with his church and spending time with his family.
Vlad is a passionate security professional with over 20 years of hands-on experience in designing and delivering complex IT solutions for e-commerce and financial services. He likes experimenting with new technologies and pushing them to their limits to get the most out of them. He believes that focusing on getting the small details right leads to an excellent big picture. He also believes that a good coffee in the morning will supercharge you for the whole day, especially when you get to have it with the people you love. When he isn’t getting ready to ensure the security of our client’s platforms and applications, he might be right next to you on a motorway, driving to his next big adventure.
Vlad is a DevOps engineer with close to a decade of experience across release and systems engineering. He loves Linux, open source, sharing his knowledge and using his troubleshooting superpowers to drive organisational development and system optimisation. And running, he loves running too.