Meet Our Senior Leadership Team

Andrew Bud

Founder & CEO
Andrew Bud, CEO
Andrew founded iProov in 2011. He is an experienced technology entrepreneur and leader, with a career spanning thirty years in mobile.

In 1999 he founded mBlox, now the world’s largest provider of SMS transmission for enterprise applications. As CEO, Andrew built the firm into a successful high-throughput technology-based service business.

Andrew also chairs MEF, the global trade association of the mobile content and commerce industry, and is non-executive chair of digital energy business Passiv Systems.

Dominic Forrest

CTO
Dominic Forrest, CTO
Dominic is responsible for the design and development of iProov’s cloud-based infrastructure. Prior to taking up his role with iProov, Dominic was the Senior Vice President of Engineering at mBlox Inc., where he managed a team of fifty developers over three continents, responsible for developing and scaling the platform so that it could seamlessly run over 6 billion transactions per year.

Prior to mBlox, Dominic had over fifteen years’ experience in a number of senior roles within UK Telcos and ISPs. This included the responsibly for the Architecture and design of voice, transmission and IP networks for NTL, followed by the launch and growth of the company‘s broadband service to over 2 million customers.

Joe Palmer

Technical Director
Joe Palmer, Technical Director
Joe is a skilled and experienced developer and project manager with a degree in Computer Science from UCL. His expertise lies in internet technology, and as co-founder and director of SoftForge he successfully delivered large and complex web-based e-commerce and secure information solutions for clients such as the NHS and Shell. Since 2012 he has led the development of iProov’s proprietary technology.

Matthew Pearch

Commercial Director
Matthew Pearch, Commercial Director
Matthew is an experienced Sales and Marketing executive. He has a strong background in fast-growth SaaS and web services built on deep relationships with large, complex clients. He built the European operations of Bulletin, and was Partnership Director at IOVOX. He has also worked with voice biometrics at Nice Systems. From 2003-2008 Matthew was the most successful European sales executive at mBlox Inc. He has a degree in Economics from the University of Hertfordshire.

Dr Andrew Newell

Research Director
Andrew Newell, Research Director
Andrew joined iProov from University College London where he was a Research Fellow in both the Department of Computer Science and CoMPLEX. His PhD and subsequent published research focused on computer vision and pattern recognition. Since 2014 he has led iProov’s work on image processing.

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