Who are we? About the Company & the Team

Our experienced team possesses a wide range of skills that span all aspects of software development (web, back-end, cloud, database, architecture), and are backed up by many years of commercial experience and industry certifications.

The Team

Ross Hawkins

CEO / Senior Consultant

Ross Hawkins is a professional software development consultant with around 20 years of commercial experience producing and delivering solutions to customers and helping companies achieve all they can through technology.

Ross has extensive experience with a wide range of Microsoft Tools and Technologies, especially C#, ASP.NET (MVC and WebForms), Azure, SQL Server and the .NET framework (all versions since 1.1), as well as many years experience in working with web technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery. Prior to working with Microsoft technologies, his work involved all aspects of IBM Lotus Notes/Domino including application development, architecture and system administration.

Ross has excellent written and verbal skills, experience in requirements gathering, project management, documentation, Internet/LAN technologies, desktop and server operating systems, as well as application and network security experience. This diverse knowledge and experience enables him to contribute to every stage of the software development lifecycle. Ross holds certifications in both Microsoft and IBM/Lotus technologies.

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Sam Wood

Technical Lead

Sam Wood is a professional consultant with 14 years of commercial experience in the IT industry. Sam has a wide range of development skills, including experience with ASP.NET, C#, Azure, Elasticsearch, jQuery, and HTML/CSS, as well as almost 3 years experience developing for Microsoft Windows Home Server. Sam also has extensive infrastructure experience, especially in the areas of virtualisation and data storage management.

Sam has received multiple Microsoft MVP awards for his development work with Windows Home Server, and is a Microsoft Certified Database Administrator, a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, as well as a Certified VMware professional.

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Greg Randall

Technical Lead

Greg Randall is a senior developer with over 7 years of experience delivering quality solutions to both enterprise and non-enterprise clients. Greg’s experience includes working in all areas of the project lifecycle including requirements gathering, technical design, documentation, development, deployment and maintenance.

Greg has cutting edge design and development experience in .NET 1.1 through 4.5, OO Design, ASP MVC, WCF, WPF, SQL Server and WinForms and has used various programming methodologies including Agile Development and the SDLC.

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Doug Anderson

Senior Consultant

Doug Anderson is a multi skilled consultant who has strong development skills backed up with a large and varied career in storage and infrastructure. As a developer with well over 12 years experience, he brings a sound knowledge of development procedures and business processes along with solid network and hardware skills. Doug has a proven track record with developing and delivering new business and financial systems.

Doug has strong experience in ASP.NET, C#, Sharepoint, SQL Server, SQL Server Reporting Services, SQL Server Integration Services, as well as many other 3rd party controls, toolsets, and services. He holds certifications in both Microsoft and IBM/Lotus technologies.

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Blair Stephenson

Senior Consultant

Blair Stephenson is a highly experienced .NET Developer with a wide range of solutions architecture and design experience. His key areas of expertise include C#, ASP.NET and SQL Server. Blair has the ability to develop innovative business solutions aligned to commercial goals and has been responsible for leading teams of up to 12 developers.

Blair uses his excellent people management skills combined with his technical knowledge across all aspects of computing to deliver solutions on time and within budget no matter what the situation may be.

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Jan Heggernes

Senior Consultant

Jan Heggernes is a software developer with 12 years of experience working primarily with C#, ASP.NET, Entity Framework and Microsoft SQL Server. In addition to general software development, Jan has extensive experience related to software environment tools such as Team Foundation Server, Continuous Integration and Unit-Testing.

Jan has experience from major business support software solutions from the telecommunications and retail industry, and is also a Microsoft Certified Professional.

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David Saulnier

Senior Consultant

David is a senior developer with over 7 years of experience creating solutions for clients in a variety of industries. David has worked in both New Zealand and France, and his experience involves working within a wide range of technologies and languages that span both front and back end development.

David is French.

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Tracey Baird

Front End Developer / Sales Manager

Tracey Baird is a Customer Consultant with over 10 years experience helping customers with solutions tailored to their needs. Tracey works with clients to develop sites based on Umbraco and the Site Foundation Framework CMS and to provide website content assistance. Tracey has a wide range of front end development skills, currently specialising in HTML/CSS/JavaScript as well as with the Umbraco CMS, and is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer.

Tracey has great consulting skills, helping to find the best solution for individual clients even if their technical knowledge is limited.

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Carina Cully

Administration Manager

Carina handles all aspects of Administration, including invoicing, accounts, and reporting. Carina also posseses a wide range of skills with Adobe products such as Photoshop, and has a flair for design after spending years in the UK running her own creative business.

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