Chief Executive Officer
Simon joined Interactyx as Chief Executive Officer in July 2018. Simon has a strong background in product, pricing and go-to-market strategy for growing technology companies. He previously held Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Officer positions at ServicePower, Inc. where he helped both enterprise and SMB clients improve customer and field service through the implementation of innovative SaaS software. Simon built and lead award-winning teams of professional services, product and IT experts, launching three new products from concept to market. Simon achieved a huge shift in application performance, availability, scalability, and security by migrating the entire platform from an aging co-lo facility to the AWS cloud in less than 12 months.
Simon holds a Bachelor of Science honors degree from Sheffield Hallam University in Software Engineering and has been in software since the early 90’s with a keen interest in technology, frameworks, and systems architecture.
Chief Finance Officer
Tajinder joined Interactyx on a part-time basis in Aug 2018. He is an FCA and EMBA with over 30 years accounting and finance experience. He has an extensive background in SaaS and tech companies ranging from start-ups to more mature businesses. He has a substantial skillset in raising equity and loan finance, coupled with M&A experience in growing and helping diverse global management teams exit in private sales and the capital markets.
Tajinder has degrees from Imperial college and the University of Oxford.
Thomas G. Rennie
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Tom is a Consultant at Burnett & Reid LLP, a full service law firm in Aberdeen, UK. Tom recently was Partner in Peterkins Solicitors, the Corporate Secretary to the Company. Admitted as a solicitor in 1970, for many years Tom has been involved solely in corporate and commercial matters. His practice included corporate finance, insolvency, employment law, and intellectual property. Tom is also associated with the University of Aberdeen.
Victor N. Beamish
Chairman, Remuneration Committee
Victor has worked in the City and the financial industry for almost thirty years and lived in Asia for eleven of those years. Having graduated from Edinburgh University in 1977, he joined Hoare Govett Ltd, a leading stockbroker where he remained till 1987 specializing in the Far East. In 1987, he joined W. I. Carr (Far East) as Managing Director of their Far East; He remained for five years before rejoining Hoare Govett Asia as a Managing Director in a buyout of the Asian stock broking business in 1992. Hoare Govett Asia was a specialist broker and corporate finance house in the Far East area. This business was purchased by ABN AMRO in 1995. Victor retired from ABN AMRO in 1999. Subsequently, he was a partner in the corporate finance boutique firm, Leopard Rock Capital Partners, and now works at Aberdeen Asset Management in the charities, private wealth and pension areas.
David F. J. Paterson
Chairman, Audit Committee
David has lived in Hong Kong since 1976. Before his retirement, he was a senior executive in the Swire Group and the Founder and Managing Director of HSBC Private Equity Management, which was the largest private equity manager in the Far East outside Japan with over US$1.2 billion under management. He sold his interest in HSBC Private Equity Management in 1998. Since that time his activities have included Chairman of a Korean securities brokerage company listed on the Korean Stock Exchange and a director of a TSX listed gold mining company operating in China. David is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has a MA (Honors) degree from Oxford University. He was appointed an Honorary Professor of the Chinese University of Political Science and Law in Beijing.
Digital transformation specialist. Smart Services coach with 30 years in service leadership, compliance and service technology. Coaching in service Innovation strategies and tactics for complex service organisations from a proven, highly successful digital transformation leader with technological vision, commercial acumen and an outstanding record for driving service transformation.
As COO at Service Power plc, he was responsible for Service Operations in both USA and Europe, headed global value engineering and strategic consultancy team that generated and supported direct sales, partner channels and business development (£multimillion projects). More recently as SVP at ServiceMax, he was responsible for Global Customer Digital Transformation, ISV Technology Partners and Corporate Development projects. With a focus on working with prospects and existing customers to understand and unlock the true value of service execution within their field service organisation. At GE Digital a leading voice at industry forums and events on Digital Service Transformation, the use of Digital Twins and AI-based predictive technologies and implementing Asset Performance Management & Field Execution Platforms. Prior to working in the Service Industry Mark was Director at John Matchett Limited, Systems and Technology Training Business, Adkins Matchett and Toy and The Matchett Group during which he was responsible for launching Registrar from Silton Bookman System and Skillscape Inc into the European Market.
Mark was a founding Fellow of the Institute of IT Training and has served as a Visiting Fellow at Cranfield University, School of Through Life Engineering.