Our company may be young, but alas the Directors are not... we've been industrious capitalists for quite some time. Pete and Andy as top class commercial software developers and enterprise java programmers for the last 16 and 23 years respectively, and Ed as an interactive multimedia developer, web developer, e-business specialist and Director of Jantoo.com and CartoonStock.com since 1996.
Throughout his 16 years in software engineering, Pete has been involved in the development of many innovative products from smart-card enabled EPOS terminals to large scale drug development solutions for mulitnational purveyors of pharmaceutical remedies. He brings 11 years Java programming experience to Android smartphones. With a depth of knowledge few other Android developers can rival, Pete's experience managing projects to produce robust commercial solutions using lean efficient code lends itself perfectly to the mobile arena.
A Rolls-Royce trained Engineer turned Chartered Accountant, Ed moved into interactive multimedia in 1996 when interactive CD-ROMs were all the rage. He developed products for training, medical, pharmaceutical and software companies as well as a range of novelty consumer products. In 1998 he combined the photo library business model with internet technology to form CartoonStock, one of the first image marketplaces on the web. CartoonStock has grown steadily and diversified its business through two dotcom booms and busts and continues to lead its field, leaving Ed a seasoned e-business professional.
23 years of experience working for a leading software house has given Andy a disciplined, time conscious and professional approach to software. Former clients range from multi-national telecoms operators to small local businesses and he has many years of experience in particular with Java, XML and C#. Andy's passion for clear, intuitive user interfaces and efficient, maintainable, robust design place him perfectly to exploit the potential of Android for great business solutions.
Bearded Hen is a cunning combination of Pete, Ed and Andy's existing expertise with the capabilities, staff and infrastructure of CartoonStock. As well as having our own designers, web development professionals and programmers, we can also draw on CartoonStock's existing relationships with a huge stable of artists and animators to bring your apps to life.