Martin Spence – Chief Executive Officer
Martin is an extremely effective business leader over the last 25 years developing and growing businesses across a diverse range of industrial sectors. As Chief Technology Officer at ACT e-learning he was responsible for managing and delivering content for the largest e-learning development program in the UK; The National Learning Network (NLN) for Further Education commissioned by BECTA. He led the strategic development and implementation of all content and developed an industry compliant authoring tool (ALF) to deliver engaging learning objects. Many of the projects were cross platform and demanded continual monitoring, updating and modification to cater to the client’s expectations and the use of evolving technology.
Tom Beharrell – Technical Director
Tom co-founded Xoolon with the aim of using technology to encourage young people to increase their level of fitness by participating in sport as part of a healthy lifestyle. The Xoolon platform is used by fitness and sports organisations to deliver a range of physical and mental activities through the use of innovative e-learning, networking, tracking and reporting tools. His responsibility is to design and deliver the SaaS platform to meet the needs of all customers, ensuring future development is aligned with their requirements. Tom has a degree in Computer Science from the University of Hull.
Ollie McFarlane – Lead Developer
Ollie heads up software development. This includes coding in PHP, Perl, Python, C#, VB.net, Android Java, and working with MySQL. He is also highly proficient with Linux and likes to get stuck in to the nitty-gritty of how systems work. Ollie has a degree from Sheffield Hallam University in Games Software Development.
Dav Thomas – Lead Graphic Designer
Dav is a graphic designer and website builder with 20 years experience producing clean, typography and photography-led web and print work. He also works as a product and location photographer allowing him to provide a full creative service. Dav also works as a landscape photographer and runs workshops demonstrating the use of the large format camera as well as composition skills.