|May 2002 - Sep 2005
|| Synergy Centres Ltd., Belfast, UK
Position: Chief Executive Officer
Synergy Learning provides cross platform online learning materials which promote the creative use of software products from industry leaders such as Macromedia, Adobe, Apple, Sony and Discreet. These learning resources support a wide variety of teaching and learning opportunities including tutor led, blended delivery and digital distance learning and allow for differentiation in learning styles. Customers of Synergy Learning products and services are located in the UK, Ireland and the Far East.
Synergy eBusiness Incubator benefits the Northern Ireland economy through focused involvement in the creation and growth of new businesses in the emerging global market for the development and application of e-business technologies. It further encourages and supports individuals/new start businesses with leading edge concepts and ideas to properly formulate and launch their business schemes in the rapidly expanding global market for the development and application of e-business technologies.
|Jan 2002 - Apr 2002
Lumio Ltd., Belfast, UK
Lumio provides predictive analytical and marketing automation software
products and services to interpret and respond to customer behavioural
patterns across multiple channels. The company's solutions offer
a combination of product license and software consulting services
that assist in greater marketing efficiency and return on multi-channel
Lumio's technology was acquired by Corporate Intellect and SPSS.
Position: Non-Executive Director (May 2002 - Dec 2002) Product Management
Sales & Marketing
Personet supervisor (Marie Curie European Centre of Excellence for Web Mining)
Position: Co-Founder & Interim Executive Director (Jan 2002
- Apr 2002)
|Dec 1998- Dec 2001
MINEit Software Ltd., Belfast, UK
MINEit is an information technology services and products company specialising in the delivery of business intelligence services and products in national and international markets.
Its expertise in data mining technologies and methods has grown from the origin as a first class research team in the University of Ulster. It delivers the benefits of the research pedigree in the area of business intelligence to companies who are thinking strategically about their competitors, IT infrastructure, markets, and the new e-business channel.
MINEit was re-branded to Lumio Ltd.
Position: Co-Founder, Chief Architect & Executive DirectorResponsible for development of award-winning Easyminer product
Venture capital and other funding attraction in the order of US$
PMML standardisation committee member (contibution of sequence
| Mar 1998- Apr 2002
|| Northern Ireland Knowledge Engineering Laboratory
, Belfast, UK
Position: Technical Manager & Research Fellow (Mar 1998-Apr
2002, seconded to MINEit / Lumio from Jun 1999)
Role: "Technology transfer, research and development in advanced
knowledge-based technologies and artificial intelligence"
EU Framework 5: Project Manager & Grant Holder CERENA (Project
EU Framework 4: Project Manager & Grant Holder MIMIC (Project
Position: Research Officer (Feb 1996- Feb 1998)
Role: "Data Mining research and development"
| Oct 1994- Feb 1996
|| University of Abertay, Dundee, Scotland
Position: Part-time Lecturer
Role: Teaching of C (BSc, HND and PG), C++ and Smalltalk (HND),
| Oct 1991- Feb 1996
||Freelance consultant and developer
HTS, Hamburg, Germany: VC++, VB, ODBC, HTML, CGI (Mar 1994 - Feb 1996)
FHE, Mannheim, Germany: Clipper, dBase (Jun 1990 - Jul 1993)
KOMMSOFT GmbH, Mannheim, Germany: Informix, Sybase, Unix, C, awk,
sed, lex, yacc (Oct 1991 - Sep 1992)
| Oct 1988- Sep 1992
|| Stadtverwaltung Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
System and database Administrator: Unix, Novell, DOS, BS2000,
Apprenticeship "Business Studies with Computing" (Oct 1988 - Sep