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The Kobas team is a close-knit group of specialists with significant experience of providing software and services to the hospitality industry. We have a lot of fun bringing you Kobas – a software startup supporting the hospitality industry makes for a unique environment and calls for special characters.

Here are our star players – or at least those we’ve managed to nail down for a photo and a natter. We’re growing fast and are always looking for more talent, so if you’ve got skills, check out our vacancies.

James O'Sullivan

James O’Sullivan

CEO

“Interested in all things technical, every sport (crossfit, football, rugby, hockey, cycling…) and anything about science. I eat too much and can’t resist a good whisky or risqué joke.”

Neil Mukerji

Neil Mukerji

COO / CTO

“Passionate about technology, decent customer service, rewarding workplaces and robust web products. I enjoy innovative, welcoming hospitality, and won’t tolerate a nasty sound system.”

Luke Walker

Luke Walker

Head of Client Services

“Here to ensure our clients get the most out of their Kobas experience. Lover of Japanese food and good beers. I believe a team can never have too many beards.”

Gabriela Morris

Gabriela Morris

Product Analyst

“Psychologist with a love for gaming, science, literature and my cat, Kalix. When I’m not saving fictional worlds from darkspawn hordes or traversing the world of Tamriel, I’m focusing on giving Kobas users a great product experience.”

Gregor Davenport

Gregor Davenport

Account Manager

“Grew up on great food, great beer, making music and playing ping pong. Thankfully, not much has changed. With years of experience as a Kobas user, I’m now here to use that knowledge to deliver a top level experience for our clients.”

Sean McNamara

Sean McNamara

Lead Software Engineer

“Irish guy, developer of web things, open source advocate, occasionally a blogger and video gamer.”

Dan Gilligan

Dan Gilligan

Product Manager

“Left bars for tech, combined them at Kobas. Loves Watford FC, good beers and bass.”

Vivian Venditti

Vivian Venditti

Account Manager

“Italian living in London. Passionate about languages and Japanese culture. When I am not reading a manga on the sofa with my cat Figaro you will find me in the park with my dog Olivia.”

Mike Flood

Mike Flood

Software Engineer

“Salisbury boy interested in coding and entrepreneurship. Loves fitness, food and coffee.”

Genevieve Fontanilla

Genevieve Fontanilla

Marketing Executive

“Moved to London from Vancouver, Canada. Left the rain for more rain. Fuelled by spicy food, tequila and travelling. Passionate about Beyoncé and learning about beers.”

Matt Steinhofel

Matt Steinhofel

Business Development Manager

“Passionate about the hospitality industry. Experienced networker. If I’m not in a pub or bar, I am probably on a plane chasing the sun.”

Alex Dobrescu

Alexandru Dobrescu

Cloud Architect

“Born in Romania, came here to put my fingerprint on the Kobas product. I love football & have a passion for online games.”

Kieran McNamara

Kieran McNamara

Technical Support Assistant

“Born in Ireland, passion for gaming and always up for that ‘one drink’ after work. When not having piña coladas and getting caught in the rain, I use my front-line experience in the hospitality industry to provide world class service to our users.”

Alistair Jackman

Alistair Jackman

Software Engineer

“As a practicioner of White Crane Kung Fu I strive to apply the lessons of discipline, focus and excellence through hard work to create killer code for Kobas. A passion for tech infects my free time where I can be found playing with synths and drum machines to make strange noises and thumping beats.”

Jasveen Sehmi

Jasveen Sehmi

Technical Support Assistant

“Switching from a retail head office environment; I’m excited to now be providing the best technical support on behalf of Kobas! Interested in keeping fit in the gym before eating my way back to square 1 and propping up the bar one whiskey at a time. My alter-ego is Super-Aunt to my 5 nephews and niece!”