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HERE’S A LOOK AT THE FANTASTIC PEOPLE WHO MAKE UP THE CYBERMANIACS TEAM.

K@t3

K@t3

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. 

ChR!5

ChR!5

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.

3tH@n

3tH@n

MARKETING GURU

Ethan Decker PhD is our Brand Guru and the founder of Brand Science. Formerly, he was the 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. 

Br!@N

Br!@N

PUPPETRY & FILM ADVISOR

Since joining satirical puppet show ‘Spitting Image’ in 1992 Brian Herring’s work in puppetry performance has covered theatre, TV and film.  His work includes west end runs of Little Shop of Horrors, the 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony and work for The Jim Henson Company such as Muppet’s Treasure Island and The Hoobs.  Most recently Brian is the lead performer for BB-8 and a host of other characters in the new Star Wars movies.
H0w@rD

H0w@rD

CYBER R&D

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.

J0y

J0y

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. 

AnG!3

AnG!3

MARKETING

Angie McMahon is a faculty member at The Second City where she teaches sketch comedy and stand up. She is a contributor to Funny or Die. She is the head writer/advisor at The God Show Podcast. She is the founder of the CIC Theater, Under The Gun Theater, and Snubfest Comedy Festival.

L35ley

L35ley

FINANCE OPERATIONS

Lesley is our secret weapon behind the scenes, covering administration for finance, advisors and investor communications, and all things risk, legal, and operations. 

M!$ChK3

M!$ChK3

FILM

Mischke focuses on videos and storytelling, bringing out the best in what her subjects have to offer. Before creating her own unique company, Movies by Mischke, she studied at the Central school of speech and drama. Mischke is highly active in her local community, having worked with local groups and starting an online community film and tv site as well as other charity projects.

S+3V3

S+3V3

PUPPETEER

Steve Kynman is a British actor, voice actor and puppeteer who has worked on various shows in the UK. He is known for his work on Justin’s House, Fireman Sam, Thomas and Friends, Postman Pat, as well as numerous other stage and screen productions.
L@UrA

L@UrA

PUPPETEER

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.

i3sTyN

i3sTyN

PUPPETEER

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”.