Chief Executive Officer
Geoff has worked in the Enterprise Software industry since joining IBM in 1980. Uniquely, his experience as an Account Executive, Sales Manager, Sales Director, General Manager and Managing Director over more than 35 years at companies such as Software AG, CA Technologies, Platinum Technology, EMC and Syncsort combines with successfully growing and exiting two start up type operations.
Well versed in leading the negotiation of significant Enterprise Licence agreements with global clients such as HSBC, UBS, JPMC, Nissan and Santander, the last 4 years of Geoff’s career have been spent leading Syncsort’s international operations. This included responsibility for the acquisition and integration of the international operations of several organisations including Circle Computer Group, William Data Systems, Cogito Software and Trillium Software
From an Enterprise Computing background at HSA, Sue joined IBM’s
General Systems Division in 1980.
Sue’s management career then encompassed Data Centre management, opening the first Customer Marketing Centre at IBM Southbank and managing a country wide Customer Database. She continued her career by managing the Customer Demonstration facilities within IBM Southbank and taking responsibility for multiple aspects of launching the AS/400 (iSeries) product line in Europe.
During a subsequent career break to raise a family, Sue undertook an Acting Diploma at the Guildford School of Acting and continued to work in marketing, through the Daedalus Group, writing and producing promotional videos for numerous IT organisations. Sue has also written and published two novels.
Sue now has responsibility for all Marketing, back office, Customer Support and administration functions at Stratus One, and personally heads customer focussed consulting activity related to Marketing.