CEO & Founder
Ian has been delivering business IT solutions for almost 20 years and is passionate about using technology to enhance a business’s day-to-day processes, reduce costs and help maximise profits.
Having now worked with hundreds of businesses over the last 2 to 3 years, Ian has built up valuable sector knowledge that enables him to continue to develop the platform to meet the client’s needs and introduce new functionality that help App4 clients grow their own businesses, without sacrificing profitability or standards.
Founder and Chairman of John Bowler Group one of the UK’s largest independent free range egg producers, successfully sold via MBO in November 2015. In 2015 John Bowler was awarded Business Person of the Year at the Midland Business Awards.
Over the years he has continued to follow his entrepreneurial passion investing into multiple sectors and projects including App4. John brings a wealth of experience and business discipline to App4 and works closely with Ian and the team to provide business, marketing and sales advice to help grow the business.
CTO & CWO
Founder of Datapath Ltd and Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Derby, Brett brings with him over 30 years experience in both hardware and software development, as well as recent experience of taking a tech startup from concept through to sale.
Brett works very closely with Ian on the development of the product to enable App4 to provide a solution that continues to enable App4 customers to drive down costs and maximise their profits.
Alan has over 25 years’ experience with technology companies. Having founded Shuttle Technology Group in 1990 building it to a $62m turnover before selling to NASDAQ based SCM Microsystems in 1998. Since then Alan has invested in and guided several technology companies across diverse markets to success.
Alan is committed to simplifying process and ease of use with technology, and works closely towards this goal with the founders, as well as using his international business experience to establish App4 as a World Wide market leader.
Head of Operations
Kirsty is the hub of activity in the App4 office, she greases the wheels and ensures that everything works efficiently, on-time and is of the highest quality, otherwise we are in her bad books!
Head of Creative Design
Ever been annoyed about an image being 1 pixel out? Matthew would be, he has a super keen eye for detail and ensures the team adopt his passion for perfection and work in harmony with his creative and artistic flare.
Probably the fastest fingers in the North and super efficient at her role, Tiffany makes sure everything is up to date and nothing gets missed.
Head of Development
Harnessing technology to do things quicker and easier is Phil’s passion and he loves nothing better than applying this mantra to his work and why he is such a great asset to the App4 team.