Instant Access International Limited founded.
Shipped the UK’s 1st encrypted software distribution CD-ROM.
Opens Digital consultancy specialising in CD-ROMs and Websites.
Introduction of Internet Starter kits that people used to access the dial-up Internet, before broadband was introduced.
Instant Access rebranded Activate Media.
Activate begins to offer hosting solutions.
Started working with open source software to tie in with our ethos of collaboration.
Eventware, the complete online event management system, was introduced to the market.
Activate embraces the mobile revolution with iphone and android apps and responsive design using HTML5.
CQSpark, a social media and knowledge management tool is publicly announced.
Activate Capital, our special startup accelerator programme.
A web designer, educator, cyclist and explorer. Adrian has a passion for creating visually compelling digital applications with great user interface design. He’s always on the lookout for the next big thing but believes usable and useful software still starts with pencil, paper and a great idea.
Adrian has a Masters degree in Design for Interactive Media and has worked in the industry for over 12 years. While a designer at heart, he also brings rigour to the management of projects that pass through our studio. He breaks enormous jobs down into well-defined sprints and then resources them with the best people of the job.
As time allows he teaches Interactive Media at University of the Arts London. Every couple of years he likes to hit the road and explore some remote part of the world. To make sure he is always in shape for his next adventure he cycles 20 miles return to work on a daily basis.
Full Stack Developer
Senior Designer / Project Manager
Director and founder of this show, now running for over 20 years! Greg brings all parts of the business together and provides on-going inspiration, strategy and anything else nobody else will do. He spent the first 10 years of his career working in Silicon Valley, and spent the balance dispensing Silicon Valley methods in London for the European market place.
Greg has an International Business degree from the University of Washington and has worked in a number of different countries and over the years has been involved in many start-ups in various capacities.
When he is not dreaming about the next big thing in the digital world, you can find him skiing, hiking, climbing, motor-biking or travelling to the next great place to indulge in one of his passions.
Development Team Leader
Siva is our responsive design guru and makes sure all the sites we create look great on all digital devices. He likes a minimalist approach to user interface and builds designs which work well in practice as well as on paper.
Siva holds a BSc (hons) Multimedia Computing and has worked in the trade of over 7 years. On the weekend he breaks out the camera gear and becomes a celebrated wedding photographer.