CEO / MD
Andy graduated from the University of Bath where he gained a BSc in Mathematics and Computing.
Prior to founding Hamillroad Software Limited, Andy was the Chief Technical Officer at Advanced Rendering Technology where he ran the development organization. Before working at ART, Andy was the Chief Designer at Harlequin for over 12 years where he founded the RIP division, being responsible for the design and implementation of the Harlequin RIP. As well as actually designing & writing substantial portions of the Harlequin RIP, Andy also invented a number of its key components. Amongst those was the Display List structure, the Harlequin Throughput System, HPS, and much more.
With over 30 years of experience in the graphics, pre-press and printing industry Andy brings a wealth of innovation and experience to Hamillroad and its products.
Pierre graduated with a BSc in Electrical Engineering.
Prior to joining the board of Hamillroad Software, Pierre was involved in a diverse range of companies and projects including: managing a group at the Defence Procurement Agency, managing a Surveillance, Radars and Command & Control group at Africon Engineering International, contracting in the GSM cellular industry for Vodacom, managing commercial s/w development teams, working on multidisciplinary projects in radar & air-defence, performing business analysis for clients and providing solutions design in subscriber administration.
With over 35 years experience in the IT industry, Pierre is well set to direct Hamillroad's business as it matures and grows.
A founder member of Hamillroad Software, Robert has been involved in the prepress industry for over 30 years.
As the owner of a RIP supply business for over 7 years and a dealer for a number of Harlequin OEMs, Robert has installed numerous Harlequin RIPs in various trade houses and printers, including Syreline Process in Cape Town, one of the leading flexographic repro houses in South Africa.
With his commitment to customers and hands on approach, Robert has gained a detailed appreciation of the printing process and its requirements and has a deep understanding of the many issues faced in flexography. As such he is ideally placed to take forward Hamillroad's development and testing of its Digitally Modulated screening for Flexo (Bellissima).