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HERE’S A LOOK AT THE FANTASTIC PEOPLE WHO MAKE UP THE CYBERMANIACS TEAM.
CEO & FOUNDER
Kate founded Cybermaniacs in 2017, after two decades of creating innovative and dynamic people and culture centric solutions in Enterprise IT. She has worked across a wide range of technologies, industries, and sized organizations to implement positive change programs and roll out successful ROI focused systems. She speaks internationally on technology, cyber security, and leadership topics.
CYBER CULTURE EVANGELIST
Chris holds degrees and certificates in anthropology, business administration, cyber security, international commerce and has over 20 years experience leading global IT teams.
Ethan Decker PhD is Group Strategy Director and head of the marketing sciences practice at Crispin Porter + Bogusky.
He’s been a researcher, an editor, a journalist, an improv performer, a teacher, and an ecologist.
PRODUCT & CYBER STRATEGY
ALL ABOUT THE PEOPLE (AND HR)
Angelo is a transformational and forward looking HR executive. Having worked in fast moving and global organisations, he has seen the impact of digital change on the workforce first hand. Formerly of Medialink, Time Warner, Sotheby’s.
DIRECTOR OF CUSTOMER SUCCESS
As Director of Sales, Kevin brings 20+ years of international and domestic sales experience in IT services and software.
He opened up and managed Forrester Research’s office in Japan in the early 2000s.
More recently, he has been successful driving new business revenue and managing global 2000 organizations for Gartner, Ernst & Young, and Teradata.
PUPPETRY & FILM ADVISOR
Howard Poston is a cybersecurity researcher with a Master’s degree in Cyber Operations from the United States Air Force Institute of Technology and two years of experience as a member of cybersecurity Research and Development staff at Sandia National Labs. He currently works as a cybersecurity consultant at The Cybermaniacs while traveling the world with his wife.
Michael is a master of optimising and digitizing the customer acquisition lifecycle in order to rapidly scale a growth oriented busienss. Having put rubber to the road in his own endeavours, he now lends expertise and innovative thinking to power up our sales processes. Watch out, Le Competition.
L&D AND WORKPLACE INNOVATION
Katy is an expert in the future of work. She is the bestselling author of practical guides to leadership and career development, and an accomplished consultant and entrepreneur.
Katy is the founder and chief talent strategist at Liteskip Consulting Group.
Throughout her 20+ year career in IT and operations consulting, Katy has advised hundreds of organizations on how to find innovative solutions leveraging technology and human capital for competitive advantage.
FINANCE AND OPS ADVISOR
Entrepreneur and versatile general manager of technology organisations, focussing on rapidly scaling operations, international business development and key account management as well as online marketing. Tom holds an MBA from London Business School and a degree in International Business and Cultural Studies. He loves studying languages and applying his knowledge in restaurants when travelling.
CUSTOMER SUCCESS OPERATIONS
Joy is a joy, and makes the wheeels turn in operations. From marketing to sales, digital media and customer success, Joy has brought efficiency and effectiveness to front side processes with a smile.
Lesley is our secret weapon behind the scenes, covering administration for finance, advisors and investor communications, and all things risk, legal, and operations.
Iestyn began his career puppeteering animatronic animals made by Jim Henson’s Creature Shop in the West End musical, “Doctor Dolittle”, in 1998. He has been creating and performing puppet characters in television, film, and theatre ever since.
In 2005 he co-founded Talk to the Hand Puppets with Andy Heath. In 2012 they won the Royal Television Society Award for the puppets and puppetry on BBC comedy series, “Mongrels”.
In 2019 Iestyn has been performing live with Theatre-Rites, The Little Angel Theatre, as well as appearing in productions for the BBC, Netflix and Disney, including as the Parrot Umbrella in “Mary Poppins Returns”.
Laura Bacon is a puppeteer trained at the Children’s Television Workshop with Sesame Street in New York and worked on various TV and film productions, from networks including ITV, Universal Pictures, Lucasfilm and Henson. She is known for her snappy character ‘Patsy May’, and was a semi finalist on Britain’s Got Talent, getting to the final 30 out of 70,000 applicants. She has also created a uniquely Suffolk old lady vox character who can be heard on BBC Radio Suffolk.