Anders has enjoyed a career in IT infrastructure, technology operations and information security leadership for more than a decade. He has held positions of senior technology leadership at notable multi-national brands that include Sony Playstation, Moonpig.com and the Photobox Group. Experienced in business strategy, information security, compliance, operations and leadership, Anders is now focused on growth and capability development for Conosco. Personal interests and achievements have included motorcycling across the Sahara and climbing Kilimanjaro as the result of a lost bet.
Max started his career as a graphic designer and then crossed to work as a technical engineer for a small London-based IT firm in 1999. In 2002 he went on to co-found Conosco. With a passion for IT services strategy he worked mostly on client relationships and new business until 2013, when he took the reins as Managing Director until 2017. Max is one of those rare people who likes using both sides of his brain, which gives him a refreshing approach to problem solving.
Jeremy started his career in the City of London working for clients such as Merrill Lynch, Investec and Saatchi & Saatchi. He co-founded Conosco in 2002 as our Chief Technical Officer. Jeremy is now directly responsible for major accounts such as Cadogan Estates and Anya Hindmarch. Outside work you’ll mostly find Jeremy playing sports or working with charities that are close to his heart. He is a trustee of The Evelyn Trust, a grant-making charity supporting medical research.
After studying Philosophy at Trinity College, Cambridge, Ben moved from big ideas to big numbers at Coopers & Lybrand. He went on to co-found an internet consultancy advising large corporates and the European Commission; then co-founded Obongo, a Silicon Valley software company, leading the team that invented, patented and developed the technology for managing online passwords and credit card data. In frustration at the lack of high quality IT services in London, he co-founded Conosco in 2002.
Noel started out life as a trainee tobacco farmer in Zimbabwe, but he decided to pursue his other interest and went to college in Harare to study IT. Noel has been in the IT industry for over two decades, originally working for ISPs before moving into IT services. He became such an important part of the Conosco team that when he said he wanted to return to South Africa, we asked him to open a new office in Pietermaritzburg, just outside Durban.
Shoaib began his career as an apprentice at Connection Group in South Africa before moving to the country’s largest Cisco distributor. He went from desktop support to IT manager in one year before creating a technical pre-sales role for himself. Before long, he was doing so much Cisco business they started funding him as an exclusive Cisco sales exec. Shoaib was drawn to Europe by the 2006 World Cup and decided to stay in London. He joined Conosco soon after and hasn’t missed a World Cup since.
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