This means we focus on people, not technology. We move at pace, and ensure Zero Dependency on us at the end of each project.

How do we work?

Our mission is to challenge our industry’s norm of supplier dependency. We don’t only build and deliver solutions — we train and upskill our customers' teams to transfer complete ownership to them after we exit the project. We help our customers achieve lasting transformation.

Our culture

Our culture is innovative, fast-paced, inclusive, and fun! Learn more about it from some of our team here.

Our values

Our values

We live by our five values: openness, curiosity, connection, courage, and pace. Find out what they mean for our teams and customers here.

Our people

Our HQ team

Our permanent team of Teckheads are a diverse group who work across Engagement, Delivery, Marketing, Operations, Finance and more. Join us to become part of the Deliberately Different story!

Associates

We work with a strong community of associates to build values-aligned teams of digital practitioners for our customers’ projects. Highly skilled and expert across technologies, they’re an integral part of who are.

Strategy hub

  • Aika Peto
    Aika Peto
    Director of Marketing
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  • Ashley McFarnon
    Ashley McFarnon
    Director of Finance
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  • Calvin Sellers
    Calvin Sellers
    Chief Financial Officer
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  • Casey Walker
    Casey Walker
    Director of Growth
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  • Claire Beasley
    Claire Beasley
    Head of Compliance
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  • Derek McManus
    Derek McManus
    Chairman
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  • Gus Sargent
    Gus Sargent
    CEO / Co-Founder
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  • James McNeill
    James McNeill
    Director of Data Practice
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  • Katherine Paines
    Katherine Paines
    Head of Marketing
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  • Kieran Blackstone
    Kieran Blackstone
    COO / Co-Founder
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  • Mike Potter
    Mike Potter
    Chief Strategy Officer
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  • Wayne Palmer
    Wayne Palmer
    Chief Experience Officer
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Aika Peto

Director of Marketing

Aika leads the marketing team, helping Tecknuovo continue to grow by reaching the right people and businesses to partner with on their journey to independent technology-driven change.

Ashley McFarnon

Director of Finance

Ashley makes sure our finance team continuously improves our financial systems and processes to help us serve our customers, HQ team and associates more efficiently.

Calvin Sellers

Chief Financial Officer

Calvin leads our finance team to drive the commercial and financial strategies that underpin sustainable growth for both our people and our customers.

Casey Walker

Director of Growth

Casey works hands-on with our talented network of associates, providing an engaging and compelling experience for every person in our community.

Claire Beasley

Head of Compliance

Claire ensures that we consistently provide excellent service for our customers by implementing and maintaining exceptional processes internally.

Derek McManus

Chairman

Derek is a change agent with a passion for enabling businesses to harness the power of technology. He’s playing a key part in sharping our long-term strategic success by disrupting the industry to empower our customers.

Gus Sargent

CEO / Co-Founder

With his extensive background in technology and his people-centric values, Gus ensures Tecknuovo stays at the forefront of delivering industry-defying, high quality outcomes for our customers.

Iqbal Ullah

Head of Engagement, Portfolio Accounts

Iqbal looks after our portfolio accounts, working closely across our strategy hub and delivery teams to continuously improve our current capabilities and branch into new ones.

James McNeill

Director of Data Practice

James works closely with the rest of the business to shape integrated data and analytics-driven processes to drive value for our customers.

Katherine Paines

Head of Marketing

Katherine ties together the marketing operation — from design through to content and social media — to communicate our brand and values within and outside of Tecknuovo.

Kerry Gregory

Head of PMO

Kerry is responsible for all things delivery, and makes sure our teams on the ground deliver on time, within budget, and always at the highest quality to solve our customers’ challenges.

Kieran Blackstone

COO / Co-Founder

Kieran is at the helm of our mission to help our customers succeed by challenging the traditional consultancy model, continuously evolving our services to meet our customers’ complex business needs.

Leon Thompson

Head of Engagement, Public Sector Accounts

Leon partners with our public sector customers, drawing on his extensive experience of technical delivery in the sector to make sure we deliver excellent outcomes for every project.

Mike Potter

Chief Strategy Officer

Mike ensures we continue to grow by setting ourselves apart from the competition and delivering on our promise to empower our customers through lasting transformation.

Wayne Palmer

Chief Experience Officer

Wayne champions our culture and values to ensure that our people feel identified, nurtured, and inspired to deliver incredible outcomes for our customers.