Spider's Management Team
Jim Conroy | Chief Executive Officer
Jim has over 18 years experience in managing and building leading software, consulting and telecommunication firms in the US and Europe. Previously, Jim held executive management and sales roles for AT&T, Gemini Management Consulting, Cambridge Technology Partners and VoxSurf. Jim holds a Bachelor degree in Philosophy from the University of California at Berkeley, and a Masters of Business (MBA) degree from San Jose State University in California.
Linda Pakuls | Chief Operating Officer
Linda Pakuls joined Spider Networks in 2005 as COO straight from 15 years with Dell Computers, through the market leading growth years of the company and through regular restructuring and global alignment. A senior executive with over 25 years international experience in IT, banking, insurance and technology, Linda leads and develops Spider's operational team. She has a Degree in Mathematics from Glasgow University.
Hugh Paterson | Marketing & PR Director
Hugh is a marketing communications evangelist for technology vendors and has defined and led pan-European business and media programmes for numerous blue-chips such as Hewlett Packard, Mars Electronics, and National Semiconductor, as well as many Internet start-ups. Prior to founding his agency Portal, he was director of external relations for an international organisation, and pr director of a 33-subsidiary listed engineering group in London. Hugh began his career as a business journalist and holds a Masters degree in Economics.
Robert Sartain | Design & Production Manager
Robert holds a Bachelor Degree in Advertising Photography. He started his career in visual arts and then moved into the financial sector working for such banks as RBS and Coutts. Robert joined Spider's design team in 2000 and is now Head of Production overseeing all design, production and branding requirements for the company and its customers.