the team

The PleaseTech team are all experienced and qualified professionals, working under the leadership of the company’s executives and management team:

david cornwell

CEO and founder, PleaseTech ltd

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David Cornwell founded PleaseTech in 2002. A business visionary and veteran of the technology market, Dave’s entrepreneurial success began in 1994 when he founded CDC Solutions, which became the acknowledged leader in the provision of document publishing solutions to the Life Sciences industry (later acquired by Liquent Inc., part of the Thomson Group). read more...

Initially working in the oil, gas and chemicals industry, Dave then worked for Kinesis Computing (subsequently acquired by PricewaterhouseCoopers) where he led a series of business development initiatives into the application of document and content management technologies.

Dave sees a vast untapped market for collaborative document, content and communication development and review and believes that PleaseTech is ideally positioned to capitalize on this opportunity. He is a regular contributor and speaker on the technology and business conference circuits both in the U.S and Europe.

Dave is a Science and Engineering graduate of Imperial College, London and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Bath.

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clare beazley

CFO, PleaseTech ltd

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Clare joined David Cornwell in setting up PleaseTech and as CFO she manages all finance, legal and administrative responsibilities, ensuring that the company has the organizational platform and financial strength to grow the business. read more...

Clare is an experienced finance professional, having qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse in London in 1988. Previously working in corporate treasury, capital markets and the life insurance industry, she joined CDC Solutions as CFO in 1999.

In CDC Clare set up the company’s financial and administrative procedures, overseeing and managing a growth in personnel from 15 to over 70 in less than two years. She was also responsible for all financial and administrative set-up and management of CDC's world-wide operations including the USA. The strong financial control environment that she introduced, coupled with CDC’s innovative product suite, enabled the company to benefit from £11 million venture capital funding, before being sold to Liquent Inc., now part of the Thomson Group.

Clare is a graduate of Bristol University, with first class honours in mathematics and has qualified as a member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers.

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tim robinson

CTO, PleaseTech ltd

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Tim joined PleaseTech in December 2002. A highly capable and enthusiastic IT professional and veteran of the document and knowledge management industry, Tim has over 20 years’ experience in the development of enterprise solutions. read more...

Prior to joining PleaseTech, Tim has led software product development teams and gained experience of a wide breadth of technology, methodologies and implementation techniques. Software is not only his job but also his passion.

As CTO of PleaseTech, Tim focuses on product architecture, development and testing. His broad skills base in integration, scalability, security, performance and resilience ensure that PleaseTech's products exceed expectations. Tim is excited to be at the forefront of collaborative document technology and is constantly driving innovation.

Tim is a graduate of Brunel University London where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree, with honours, in Computer Science.

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barry lyne

Vice President Sales, PleaseTech ltd

Barry Lyne

Barry Lyne joined PleaseTech in 2014 with responsibility for the company’s global sales team. Barry brings to PleaseTech extensive leadership experience in driving organizational and sales growth for software companies on an international basis. read more...

Prior to joining PleaseTech, Barry spent more than 20 years both as Managing Director and EMEA Sales Director for a number of global software companies. Previously he also held senior sales management positions at Hewlett Packard. His broad expertise has spanned high growth businesses within the document management, broadcast, media and manufacturing sectors.

Barry is a graduate of Bradford University with a BEng. in Manufacturing Systems.

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jason webb

Integration Manager, PleaseTech ltd

Jason Webb

Jason joined PleaseTech in October 2004 to assist the CTO in the early phases of product development. Jason has over 20 years’ experience in the development and implementation of computer solutions ranging from safety critical systems and satellite systems right up to Internet scale web applications. read more...

Prior to joining PleaseTech, Jason has led both IT operations and software product development teams, gaining experience in technology as well as managing that technology and providing it to businesses to solve real needs in both the SMB and the Enterprise/Government markets.

As the Integration Manager of PleaseTech, Jason focuses on architecting and engineering PleaseReview to work with major software platforms, assisting technology partners to integrate with PleaseReview, and using his wealth of enterprise experience to ensure that PleaseReview can be deployed into large complex corporate environments.

Jason is a graduate of Southampton University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree, with honours, in Computer Science.

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nick angell

Client Services Manager, PleaseTech ltd

Nick is highly qualified as PleaseTech’s Client Services Manager where he manages and provides technical support and professional services for PleaseTech’s client base. In addition, he is responsible for maintaining the company’s internal and external infrastructure to ensure PleaseReview customer hosted and on-premise systems run smoothly and uninterrupted. read more...

Nick has a deep knowledge of various IT services, including Enterprise Desktop services and Microsoft Certified systems. He joined PleaseTech in 2012 as Technical Manager having over fifteen years’ IT services experience, most recently employed at CTS Retail as Head of Services.

Qualifications include MCITP, MCSA, CompTIA Security Plus and Novell Netware CNA 5.1.

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sarah holden

Marketing Manager, PleaseTech ltd

sarah holden

Sarah manages marketing at PleaseTech. With responsibility to both generate sales leads and enhance awareness of the Company’s products and services, she is involved in a full range of marketing activities. read more...

Before joining PleaseTech in 2010, Sarah worked as an independent marketing consultant having previously spent fifteen years working for major international brands including Sabre Holdings and Air France. These years of international experience and managing pan-regional teams have given her a broad knowledge of the many facets of marketing at both an international and local level.

Working with PleaseTech gives Sarah the opportunity to embrace new technologies and implement a range of marketing techniques to effectively target specific audiences and generate new business opportunities.

Sarah is an Honours graduate of Westminster University, London.

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