You’re putting a lot of trust in a company to look after your business – to keep it running, secure, and growing. With Rio, we want you to be confident that you’re putting your faith in a safe pair of hands. Check out our credentials for yourself and get to know us, below.
Highly qualified, experienced experts
We pride ourselves on our strict recruitment policy – we have great engineers and developers. What this means for you is professional advice, quality solutions, and fast remediation by people who know what they’re doing.
Colm CoyleManaging Director
After working in the City as Chief Technical Architect for a major bank, Colm wanted a new challenge running his own business, and became Managing Director of Rio in 2006. Colm has over 20 years’ experience in IT engineering.
Darren KnowlesOperations Director
With over 20 years’ experience in software development, Darren joined Rio in 2007 before becoming a Director in 2015. Darren has designed operating models and software solutions for businesses across a wide range of industries.
Mark BurnsCommercial Director
Mark has over 25 years experience in strategy and relationship management within finance and technology, and recently was the manager of the UK and Asia-Pacific regions at a top 20 technology brand.
David AllenSenior Engineer
David has over 12 years' experience providing on-site and helpdesk technical support for clients, and a BSc (Hons) in Biological Sciences from UEA.
Tim WhitemanSupport Manager
Tim oversees support tickets and ensures SLAs are upheld. He also oversees preventative or security risks that clients should be made aware of.
Conor MurphyHelpdesk Engineer
Conor joined Rio in 2015 and provides first-line response to clients, ensuring a solution is found quickly and efficiently to provide the best customer service possible.
With a 1:1 in Computing from University of Essex, John has skills in numerous programming languages and a BTEC in Multimedia. Before his career in IT, John worked as a Paralegal and as an insurance Claims Adjuster, bringing valuable industry knowledge with him.
Ben OwenSenior Developer
Ben has been with Rio for over decade, and as a Senior Developer has worked on projects such as Rio Retail software, which offers stock management and e-commerce functionality to furniture (and similar) companies.
Marjan JaneskiSenior Developer
Marjan has nine years’ experience in software development, is Microsoft Certified, has a bachelor’s degree in Computing, Informatics and Automation and a Master’s Degree in Embedded Systems.
Dragana StoimenovaSenior Developer
Dragana has six years’ experience in software development and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Informatics and Computer Engineering.
Cinzia MarigoldOffice Manager
Cinzia has been with Rio since 2010, and is responsible for office administration, daily bookkeeping activities and managing customer account queries.