Colin has a degree in software engineering. He spent 10 years with Channel 4 until 2008, where he was a Solutions Architect responsible for the channel4.com family of websites and the 4oD project.
Before this Colin worked at a software company on various projects including time management, financial and monitoring systems, including for the BBC. Colin developed large websites incorporating integration with 3rd party data suppliers, such as property and car advertising. His interactive television system for Call TV was robust and reliable.
Colin has experience of managing large projects for the entire project life cycle and fully understands the technology of a modern, complex website. He can so you don’t need to.
Colin leads our technical development and works on our high-tech consulting projects. He is also responsible for the development of our software products.
Silver has worked as an Information Architect for 10 years including with the BBC, British Library and Cochrane Collaboration. He specialises in metadata, taxonomies and navigation.
Jane has over 15 years’ experience in IT projects. She started her career as an IT Consultant with Price Waterhouse, and has since held Programme Management positions at a number of web design consultancies and for several years at the BBC. Jane works on requirement analysis for projects and also manages our user testing and focus groups.
Liz has an Arts background, working as a consultant website designer for many leading agencies before working for copla.
Liz leads design on our internet consultancy and project manages our large website projects.
She also develops our business strategy, defining new products and leads getting them to market.
Simeon is our lead project manager, managing projects from inception through to delivery. He has a wealth of experience in bringing projects in on time and within budget. Before joining copla, Simeon worked for autocue, and OnAir systems, setting up TV playout systems all over the world.
Helen looks after our office, making sure that we have everything we need and may well be the first person you speak to when you call us. Unlike some software houses, we have real people you can talk to.
Rachel has a background in accounts and research and takes care of our finances and accounts. She also assists with the development and marketing of copla vertical products.