Mission

To aid the effort towards seamless device to device connectivity by leveraging the power of data-over-sound.

Team

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Stephen

Executive Chairman

With over 20 years’ in leadership roles, currently Chairman of White Springs Ltd and recently CEO of Myriad Group, a Swiss listed mobile technology specialist. Stephen has had significant exposure to developing tech businesses from start up through to exit, with a focus on sales, marketing, business development, strategy and the fundraising.

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James

Chief Technology Officer

James's academic focus spans degrees in Acoustics and Sonic Art and doctoral research in Human-Computer Interfaces with Sound, and has since been involved in engineering and strategy at multiple startups. At Chirp he is responsible for managing the technology and development direction. He works with Chirp's external partners to integrate and promote the use of the technology in their products.

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James Abdool

Chief Commercial Officer

James is a commercial professional and executive coach whose passion lies in delivering exceptional customer service in the digital world. James joined the family business providing in-store music to restaurants in the UK before becoming Managing Director, growing the business internationally and leading a trade sale in 2007. James ran a leading SaaS based content management software company, EnQii, across EMEA before setting up the international operations for PlayNetwork Inc. Most recently James has worked with MediaZest Plc shaping their sales strategy in the retail sector and was the Partner heading up Digital Experience at Arcadis.

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Dr. Dan

Chief Science Officer

Dan has numerous publications and patent filings spanning digital signal processing, audio and communications. His PhD (Goldsmiths, University of London) applied high-performance computing to unanswered questions in computational biology. He now leads Chirp’s research into next-generation audio communication technologies.

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Dr. Adib

Head of Research

Adib's experience in audio span a wide range of areas, including sound engineering, signal processing, machine learning, vocal analysis, and audio perception. He holds a BSc in Audio Technology and recently completed a PhD in Computer Science at the Centre for Digital Music (Queen Mary University of London). Adib joined Chirp to focus on researching machine listening and intelligent audio systems.

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Dinu

Senior Engineer

Dinu is a passionate software engineer with over 5 years of comprehensive experience in software development. As a project leader, he has worked in an agile environment with a large scale of technologies and languages starting from hardware programming like Arduino and finishing with mobile and web applications development.

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Joe

Head of Engineering

Joe has a passion for both audio and technology, and everything in between. With a background in Electronic Engineering and several years experience working with embedded systems and across the full web stack, his focus is to continue the development of Chirp technologies.

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Damien

Engineer

Damien completed 2 years of a Higher School Preparatory Class in mathematics before joining EPITA, a French engineering school in computing. He did the CERES specialisation (Computing Engineering for Real-time and Embedded Systems). As intern, Damien worked 4 months at the French customs administration. At Chirp, Damien's main focus is to adapt our technology to work on embedded systems, which are tiny systems with little memory and low CPU power.

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Jamie

Marketing & Sales Executive

Jamie has previously worked for startups in the financial and transportation sectors. Jamie deals with bookkeeping, admin, along with assisting with Chirp's other operational requirements. He also has a BA in International Relations.

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Our Partners

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ITC Infotech

ITC Infotech is a specialized global full service technology solutions provider, led by Business and Technology Consulting. ITC Infotech’s Digitaligence@work infuses technology with domain, data, design, and differentiated delivery to significantly enhance experience and efficiency, enabling its clients differentiate and disrupt the business.

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