The team at BWR Associates has grown over the years as the scope of our business has broadened. Our diverse group of executives and department heads certainly reflects the huge variety of projects we’ve undertaken in the past years.
Andy founded BWR Associates in 2007
He has more than ten years of experience in sales, marketing and business development, having worked on projects for companies around the world. He has published hundreds of articles on marketing and regularly contributes to a number of marketing and business journals.
Andy’s main focus is to oversea the development of our clients overall marketing strategy’s as well as developing new SEO standards and overseeing their implementation to make sure that SEO is built into each stage of our work
Andy chairs an independent SEO research group that aims to research the latest updates to search engine algorithms and develop new strategies to maximise exposure for clients.
As our Technology Director Johan and his team manage our hosting and software development operations. Under Johan's management our hosting infrastructure achieved 99.9% up time, beating nearly every other hosting provider including big names like Rackspace and Google
During his professional career Johan has been involved in hundreds of projects around the world in fields such as embedded systems, software engineering and systems and security. He is a published researcher working in the fields of cryptography and robotics and has over ten years of experience running software teams and managing projects.
He has been a lecturer at a University in Finland and has been invited to give guest lectures at Universities around the world on topics such as robotics, cryptography, machine vision and learning, software development, software team management and embedded systems and its applications.
Johan recently took a sabbatical and headed a software team as Director of Software for Genesi, a company active in the development of ARM-processor based computing platforms in the United States. In this capacity he also participated in and led the software development efforts for a DARPA funded project for Raytheon performing research and implementation of algorithms and systems for uncooled thermal imaging sensors.
Johan also serves as managing Director of the Technology for Change Foundation
Managing Director (USA)
With over 30 years business experience working with some of Americas biggest brands, including IBM, Motorola and Freescale, Dave heads up our U.S business.
Dave works closely with a number of partners to develop new products and services as well as liaising with our American client base.
Dave also works with a number of our European clients looking to build their U.S presence.
Business Development Manager
Maria is an all-round International Business expert. She has represented major companies in international affairs, especially focusing on the Finnish – Russian market segment.
She has worked as a professional translator during critical business discussions and has mentored the international cooperation between various universities worldwide. Within this context, she has also been invited to major universities and companies to give guest lectures focusing on cultural differences and challenges when doing business in Russia.