Lead Systems Engineer. 20 years’ experience in designing, delivering and overseeing multiple internal, internet connected and online Relational Database Service ( RDS) servers. Neil has designed and implemented multiple cyber advisories for clients and believes ongoing training and research is essential for cyber security consultants to build continual fluid changes to cyber security plans for business and clients. He has a unique view of understanding risk management due to his 30+ years within the IT industry, from his experience of secure programming practices through to building standard cyber security practices for businesses from the ground, not just on servers but on all connected technologies within a company to create business-wide security plans.
David’s global experience has spanned many roles including Business Development, Product, Marketing & Sales and leadership at exciting technology companies such as Microsoft, Nokia, HTC, T-Mobile, Big Fish Games and Smartsheet with tenures in Europe, Australia and the US, home for the past 15 years. David is known for his expertise in consultative selling and developed the strategic consultative sales process at Nokia that was embedded into the company sales process. He has also elevated brands, launching HTC America’s brand from inception to double-digit awareness in less than 2 years. At Microsoft’s Azure he helped to return a large portion of poor performing accounts back to growth, adding millions of dollars in Azure Consumption.
David is a high energy sales professional that lives four core values – integrity, humility, gratitude and kindness. He brings value to organizations with his sales expertise in areas such as SaaS, cloud, mobile, speech and gaming technologies. In more recent years he has been invited to several start-ups both as a Sales Leader and as an Advisor.
UX/UI Designer. A user-centred experience designer with a focus on projects that have social impact. He has worked with innovative startups and large brands to define and implement their UX strategies. He incorporates user interface, service design, experience planning, user psychology, behaviour change, rapid-prototyping and creative computing into his practice.
R&D Sustainability Lead. Working with a team of talented data scientists, engineers, and advisors on GoalShaper’s innovative Sustain module. GoalShaper SUSTAIN automatically generates sustainability plans for businesses according to their profiles and characteristics. Day-to-day, I compile sustainability standards, assemble relevant structured and unstructured data sources, and develop models to assess the impact of sustainability programs and actions.
Data Scientist. Working to power the technology platform through natural language processing as well as broader ML and AI. Responsibilities include collecting vast data sets, data pre-processing, building predictive models and working towards pushing models into production through cloud-based architecture.
GoalShaper CEO & Founder. A lifetime entrepreneur plus Professional Speaker, Coach and CEO with a track record in working with Blue Chip Companies. She has extensive experience in Leadership development having run two consultancies that designed leadership frameworks and rolled out significant global transformation projects for clients such as Barclays and Cisco. Tracey pioneered the Gender IQ concept as a tool to help increase senior female representation and her ‘Women Leaders Speak Out’ research helped shape the Gender Diversity movement and was published twice in 2006 and 2008 and featured in the FT and the Telegraph. Her work with the Met Police was endorsed by the prior Secretary of State – Patricia Hewitt.
GoalShaper Product Director – applying artificial intelligence to improve personal productivity and corporate results. With 33 years of experience in digital transformation, focusing on enterprise systems, software product development and professional services, his experience ranges from leading a division of over 15,000 consultants, to working as a team of two as a startup founder. Previously he has led a team of 3000 engineers as head of Product Engineering for Accenture Software, worked as a Professional Services consultant to Salesforce and was an Investor and advisor to multiple start up’s. He is also Director of Paracosma Inc., a provider of Augmented Reality (AR) & Virtual Reality (VR) solutions and Abiba Systems, a provider of analytics and business intelligence solutions to mobile telecom service providers.
Finance Director & Company Secretary. A highly experienced finance professional working in small and medium sized enterprises for over 30 years. She specialises in providing bespoke management information to support management teams in the early years of their development. Hilary will be responsible for overall financial management of the project and ensuring the necessary cost savings are implemented.
Lead Developer. Over 25 years of experience developing leading-edge software for business critical functions in industries from defence, to media, and financial services. Working hands-on with companies to release and operate great products, he delivers lasting value by focusing on the relationship between business goals and technical decisions. He has an M.Eng. degree in Engineering and Computer Science from Oxford University.
Projects have included early Linux development, a UK wide digital cinema roll out, and an online live auction platform for one of the UK’s largest auction houses. He has led software development for several start-up companies that have achieved successful exit sales.
Research and Development Advisor: Sustainability and Sustainability Programme Management. Providing early-stage project management and R&D advice for GoalShaper’s new exciting eco-shaper module. Hisy primary task is to help ensure swift and focused development of our prototype through assessment and analysis relevant to carbon footprint policies, data, metrics and methods.
A SAP’s Global Vice President for Intelligent Enterprise Solutions & Artificial Intelligence. Marc Is a serial corporate entrepreneur, responsible for vision and products that enable digital transformation of businesses around the world, through Innovation, Data Monetization, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technologies.
Prior to his current role at SAP, Marc was IBM Watson’s Chief Business Strategist, where he oversaw the new offerings portfolio for the Watson platform during IBM’s formative years of Artificial Intelligence.
During his time at IBM, Marc executed a series of successful transformational projects, with a successful track record in analytics-driven sales and marketing transformation. Before he joined IBM, Marc built expertise as a banker, business manager, consultant, and change leader within nine countries across three continents.
Marc is active in the startup community as an angel investor, mentor, and board member and has been an active participant of the World Government Summit’s Global Governance of AI Roundtable since its conception in 2018.
An experienced business leader and change management specialist. She has both built and rescued successful and sustainable businesses and delivered value through cultural transformation. Her background is banking having worked in the UK, Europe, Asia and Australasia. She has held senior level roles with the National Australia Bank and the Bank of New Zealand.
Most recently she has run an AUD112m revenue business delivering financial solutions to medium sized businesses. Leading teams of 100 plus people she has hands on leadership experience and a coaching qualification from the International Coaching Community. Natasha has recently set up her own successful small business providing tailored support in consulting, coaching, corporate training and speaking.
An experienced Financial Markets Infrastructure executive with over 30 years Capital Markets experience across multiple assets classes and regulatory jurisdictions including executive roles with CBOT/CME, Nasdaq and LSE’s CurveGlobal. Cathryn co-founded the early stage seed investment fund Seismic Foundry in the UK, is an investor and advisor to SeedSpace Venture Capital in Australia, sits on the UK government Technation Fintech Panel, and is an Independent NED on the Fintech Australia Board. Cathryn is passionate about governance and embedding good culture, values and ethics in early stage firms.
Brand Manager. Laterally thinking creative, developing new ideas and concepts to inspire and motivate. Promoting the brand identity and awareness of the GoalShaper proposition. Coordinating work from other designers, account executives, web developers and marketing specialists.
She enjoys problem solving, is passionate about design and enforces brand consistency!
25 years’ experience across the Trust, Fund, Banking and Custody industries with extensive International-experience plus exposure to a wide range of technologies, solutions and environments. He has have undertaken many cross-jurisdiction business migrations and system implementations resulting from business growth, acquisitions, outsource initiatives or restructuring engagements.
He brings both the experience and the intellectual capability necessary to deal with complex, conceptual challenges combined with a thoughtful, practical approach to delivery that comes from his insight regarding the realities of life at the ‘coal face’. He has a reputation for effective strategic planning and implementing well designed, practical organisational solutions that meet client, business and risk management requirements.
A widely recognized pioneer of the mobile and AI revolution while building products that are used by millions of people. The world’s first mobile AI bot and the world’s first mobile online video game culminated in his record of two dozen number 1 hits on the App Store.
He started his tech career as a product manager at Nokia, where he eventually ran a $ 1 billion business. He worked his way up to the Regional Board of Directors and reported to the Business Group Executive Board through various expat positions. Since 2006 he has been running and advising startups in Silicon Valley, where he built brands such as Angry Birds and Big Fish. His teams have won the Golden Lion in Cannes and dozens of other awards. He is the founding chairman of the board of Huuuge Games Inc., which has announced an IPO.
A proven track record as a CEO, chairman and advisor in driving a variety of startups with exits in excess of $ 500 million. His unique insights have been quoted in the NYT, WSJ, ABC and hundreds of media around the world. He founded two foundations and studied in the Netherlands, Sweden and Japan. In 2004 he moved with his family via Belgium and Finland to the USA.