Gerry SweeneyFounder, Group CEO & CTO of Hornbill Technologies
Gerry founded Hornbill in 1995 and has been responsible for the
architecture, design and planning of the products and technologies
that form the core of Hornbill's solutions today. He has led the
company through continuous year on year growth and profitability,
expanding its operations to North America in 2004 and Asia in
Gerry has over 20 years experience in the IT service and support industry, fifteen years of which has been software related. Prior to his time at Hornbill, Gerry held various positions as consultant, IT & Helpdesk Manager, software and electronics engineering, gaining significant technical and commercial experience with many aspects of IT operations, global infrastructure, application development and emerging technologies.
Lindsey GillChief Financial Officer
Lindsey joined Hornbill in 2007 and takes responsibility for
Hornbill's finance, legal and Human Resource functions globally and
contributes to Hornbill's operations, executive leadership and
strategic planning activities.
Lindsey's industry career has been entirely focused in the enterprise business software and applications arena. In 1996 he joined the UK division of Great Plains Software as UK Finance Director. When Microsoft acquired Great Plains in 2001 he was promoted to European Finance Director of Microsoft's Business Solutions Division managing a team of thirty people, and was instrumental in the integration of the European division of Great Plains and the company's systems into Microsoft's corporate infrastructure. In 2002 Lindsey joined Venture Capital backed Neverfail Group where he led the company's finance and IT teams and helped grow that business from zero to millions of dollars in just three years. Lindsey has considerable experience planning and executing major strategic activities including raising Venture Capital and debt funding, acquisitions, management buyouts, organisational restructuring and subsidiary development.
Lindsey was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from London University in 1984. He became a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in 1992. Lindsey is a keen cyclist and is belatedly learning to ski and windsurf.
Tony CroxsonLegal Counsel
After qualifying in London Tony worked for the government legal
service before moving to a large city of London law firm.
Subsequently he spent time in banking and finance before some 15
years as a partner in a London West End law firm specializing in
corporate and commercial matters with a focus on intellectual
property and related areas.
Tony started working with Hornbill in 1998 acting as Hornbill's general legal counsel.