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Stephen Smith
CEO & Founder

Stephen's expertise is in injury rehabilitation and sports physiology. His vision and experience guides the direction of product development and the company.

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Susan Giblin
Sports Science

Susan looks after our R&D, specialising in psycho-motor skill evaluation. She ensures our software is grounded in evidence-based best practices.

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Lynn Sterio
Office Manager

Lynn manages and maintains the Dublin office, making sure everything runs smoothly on a day to day basis and is always ready for any job thrown her way.

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Nick Cunningham
Product

Nick has five years experience in product and project management, working with two leading Irish development agencies. An avid sports fan, he also enjoys cooking and all things Lego-related.

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Kevin McLaughlin
Operations

Kevin has firsthand experience using Kitman's product, having been a professional player at Leinster Rugby for 10 years. He is looking forward to being part of a new team that will be a crucial part of the evolution of sport over years to come. 

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Rod Murphy
Engineering

Rod has worked as a software engineer in hospitality, education, telecoms and advertising. He enjoys photography and building Lego with his kids.

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Andy Shelton
Sports Science

With 10 years experience of directing sports science departments in a variety of professional environments at the pinnacle of elite sport, Andy is Kitman Labs’ first Applied Sports Scientist.

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Karl Grogan
Engineering

A passionate programmer and technologist with aspirations in the iOS world. He enjoys skiing, snowboarding, and tennis. Karl is in training to become a snowboard instructor.

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Colm Doyle
Engineering

Colm brings his experience from working on some of the most popular apps in the world and applies them to our suite of mobile technology.

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Maeve Smith
Sports Science

Maeve heads up our sports science team and is a sports psychologist with a rehabilitation and exercise physiology background.

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Will Rogers
Data Science

Data and algorithms dominate Will's day. By blending programming and maths he solves business problems. Currently accumulating computers.

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Lisa D'Alençon
CFO

Lisa is a CPA with significant experience helping young growth-stage companies establish sound financial practices that prepare them for expansion.

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Wal McConnell
VP, Engineering

Wal brings years of experience that he gained working on some of the world’s largest software platforms.

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Tiffany Riley
Marketing

Tiffany comes to Kitman with a wealth of experience in bringing technology products to market successfully. She is gangster rap fan that turns scientific jargon into English in that order.

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Roland Gröpmair
Engineering

Roland has 20 years experience working for several Fortune 500 companies in Europe and the U.S. He's passionate about technology, painting, and photography.

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Stuart O'Brien
Sports Science

Stuart has a Masters in Sports Performance from the University of Limerick and previous experience as an S&C in Professional Rugby and Inter County Football. Stuart ensures that customers get the best out of the Kitman system and is always on call for questions

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Cecilia Hewett
CPA

Cecilia is a CPA and has over 20 years of experience in accounting ranging from small venture-backed start-ups to publicly-held companies. She likes to spend weekends with her family, including her two dogs.

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Adam Conway
Sports Science

Adam is one of our Technical Sports Scientists; he studied Sports Science & Health in ITT Dublin and specialized in the biomechanics of Sports Performance in UL. An avid movie buff, amateur photographer and podcast aficionado.

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Elliot Mist
Marketing

Elliot is an expat Aussie with 10+ years experience in marketing and lead generation. When he's not in our marketing automation system, you can usually find him at the golf course or drinking wine in Napa Valley.

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Ada Tirelli
Design

From Milan through Sydney, Ada finally landed to Dublin with Frigo, her lovely dog.

Ada loves reading, running, helping animals and of course design great products.

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Sinéad Flahive
Data Science

Sinéad turns raw data into valuable insights to help people make smarter decisions. She enjoys sport, music, travelling and loves new challenges and adventures.

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Mark Hill
Product

Mark knows how to make great products and that’s why he leads our product management and design teams.  He also knows how to make a mean beef stew. These two facts are unrelated. 

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David Kelly
Engineering

David is a software engineer with particular experience in R&D and working with Unity (the tool used to build Capture). He also worked for many years in the video game industry and enjoys surfing and archery.

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Jonathan Murphy
Research

Jonathan is an electronic engineer working with Capture, developing new movements for biomechanical analysis.

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Hugo Beuzeboc
Engineering

Hugo is a passionate Web Developer. He has worked on web applications across France, Australia and Ireland for both startups and well-known companies. He is obsessed with great user experience and performances

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Conor Maher
Engineering

Conor is a nerd. Conor is obsessed with the performance of cars, machines, computer systems and humans. He spends his days building infrastructure and trying to automate himself out of a job

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Saar Byrne
Design

Saar is a UX Designer. His aim is to create a seamless and enjoyable experience for the customer. 

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Danny Beton
Engineering

Danny has worked with startups both in Ireland and Canada. He enjoys hikes and making music. Creativity and programming are his passion.

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Diarmuid Tobin
Sports Science

Diarmuid is a member of our Sports Science team; He studied Sports Rehabilitation & Athletic Therapy and continued his studies to do a Research Masters in Hamstring injuries. He loves playing sport, particularly Rugby and Hurling. 

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Panna Zsámba
Engineering

Besides being a fan of Javascript, Panna also has an artistic side and makes digital illustrations. As a self-taught developer and former UX/UI designer, Panna's job is also her hobby. No Irish rain can stop her from cycling to work or to the gym.

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Remy Tang
Sports Scientist

Remy is one of our Performance Scientists at Kitman. He has spent the past 10 years working as a Sports Scientist and Strength & Conditioning coach predominantly in professional soccer in the UK.

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Warwick Hadley
Data Science

Warwick has worked throughout the world as a geospatial data analyst creating maps of some of remotest parts of the planet. He is now ‘wrangling’ the Kitman dataset to help fellow team members carry out their research.

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Fabrizio Menghini Calderón
Engineering

Fabi is a full stack engineer who loves building performant, reliable and easy to maintain code. When he's not in front of a Mac he enjoys playing games, watching Japanese animation or cooking some Italian food for his family.

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Aram Miquel Mateu
Engineering

Aram hails from Barcelona and has worked with popular apps and games across the EU. In his spare time he enjoys innovating, learning, travelling and playing football.

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