Chirp is the global leader in data-over-sound communications. We are a fast growing B2B technology company with a lean team of the world's finest in their respective areas of expertise. Our technology was and continues to be developed by some of the world's leading scientific minds and leading acoustic technologists and engineers.
Years of unparalleled scientific research and successful launches around the world with various major clients, have cemented Chirp as the leader in the space.
Chief Operating Officer
Mike is a Software Engineering and Operations leader with over 10 years experience delivering software projects and leading teams and business operations to success. Experienced at managing client and internal teams through multiple work streams, and a master at operational process streamlining and efficiency, Mike is adept at running agile development processes coupled with being a skilled mobile strategist.
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.
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.
Chief Solutions Architect
Adam is a multi domain creative technologist who following several years at the forefront of financial trading's move to digital, cofounded the FinTech AI Platform Trading.co.uk. After technology consulting with Accenture on the Argos and Sainsbury Digital Transformations (£300M) he was most recently a founding member of the Britvic Soft-drinks (FTSE250) New Technology Team leading Digital B2B Solutions and innovation across all Britvic Customers.
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.
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.
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.
Quentin brings 7 years of experience in cloud computing and infrastructure management including software development best practices, devops, cloud computing and microservices. Quentin joined Chirp to focus on his core interest of information security and infrastructure and here is responsible for these functions in addition to leading the team’s engineering efforts across multiple platforms.
Chief Marketing Officer
Ada is a marketing expert with over 10 years experience whose work portfolio includes BSkyB, Hearst Magazines and The Walt Disney Company. She specialises in strategic brand planning, communication and growth marketing and has been instrumental in developing a number of go-to-market plans for new product launches. Most recently Ada lead the Disney customer acquisition function for DisneyLife - the newly launched subscription service. At Chirp she is responsible for ensuring Chirp enters the next phase of accelerated growth both locally and globally.
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.
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.
The leading brands from more than 90 countries use Chirp technology in their products and services. Successful launches around the world with various major clients, including Hijinx™ for the official Beat Bugs toys to accompany the Emmy-award winning Netflix TV series, Shuttl in India for their ticketing and bus transportation solution, global leader Amdocs for their telecommunications mobile wallet and MNO solutions, and Activision Blizzard for their latest installment of their $3bn Skylanders franchise - Skylanders Imaginators - have cemented Chirp as the leader in the space.
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