Ninth Wave's Management Team is:
Jon Lewis - Director
Jon joined Ninth Wave as a director in 1997 after eleven years as a consultant and group manager with KPMG, having previously worked for the UK Ministry of Defence and C Squared Systems. He is a chartered engineer with more than 25 years' experience in project and programme management, IT consultancy and practice management. His other areas of expertise include accounting and management information systems, IT strategy and systems selection and implementation. Jon is responsible for the development, implementation, marketing and sales of Ninth Wave's SmartCore solution and has been directly involved in the implementation of SmartCore for the BBC, Clifford Chance, KPMG, Marsh, Phoenix Group, PRS for Music, the London Borough of Richmond and the Transglobal Secure Collaboration Program.
Richard Meakin - Director
Richard co-founded Ninth Wave in 1995 after eight years as a consultant and manager with KPMG and two years as a product manager with ACT. With more than 25 years' experience, he is a specialist in IT project and programme management within the financial sector. He has practical knowledge of all aspects of IT from strategy to implementation. An experienced lecturer in project management, Richard has developed project management training courses, methodologies, databases and software tools. Richard is responsible for the development, implementation, marketing and sales of Ninth Wave's SmartCore solution, and has been directly involved in the implementation of SmartCore for Avis, Chordiant, Instem, Kiln, Lloyds Banking Group, Phoenix Group, the UK Rail Safety & Standards Board, Sphere and Wincor Nixdorf.
Mark Dobryniewski - Sales Manager
Mark re-joined Ninth Wave in 2011, having previously worked for us from 2003-2007. A mechanical engineer with more than 15 years' in solution sales, he has previously worked with Portico, Lighthouse Systems and Walther Trowal.
Karen Bennett - Pre-Sales Lead
Karen joined Ninth Wave in 2000 and is one of our longest serving members of staff. Karen started with Ninth Wave as our Business Manager, has led our implementation consulting team and is now responsible for Pre-Sales product development. Karen has delivered and supported SmartCore solutions for Lloyds Banking Group, Phoenix Group, the London Borough of Richmond and the UK Rail Safety & Standards Board.
William Dickson - Implementation Lead
William joined Ninth Wave in 2007 and now leads our implementation consulting team. A Software Engineering graduate from the University of Durham, William has delivered and supported SmartCore solutions for Kiln, Lloyds Banking Group and the Phoenix Group.
Gareth Sidebottom - Technical Lead
Gareth joined Ninth Wave in 2000 and is one of our longest serving members of staff. A Computer Science Graduate from the University of Manchester, Gareth has played a key role in the development of each major release of Ninth Wave's software solutions and is the senior systems architect for SmartCore.