Yobota is the brainchild of some of the UK's leading banking and financial services technology experts. The rapidly expanding team includes some of the world's most innovative financial services technology talent.

All of us are united by a shared commitment to move beyond observing constraints and shortcomings in the financial services industry, to using cutting-edge technology to improve it, both for our clients and for their customers. Find out more about the team and how to go about joining us below.

Yobota is fully funded for the next phase of its development.

AMMAR AKHTAR
CEO & CO-FOUNDER

Ammar has worked in Tier 1 banks for 10 years on technology and business projects across the globe. Most recently he was the product and development lead at BOLD ROCKET where he was responsible for the development of a portfolio of apps written in iOS, HTML5, Java / Spring server with direct integration into a leading retail bank's environment and the prototyping of several intelligent forecasting and analytical systems which contributed to basis of final production stack.

JAMES KING
SOFTWARE ARCHITECT & CO-FOUNDER

James has worked in financial services technology for over 15 years in major roles within IT working in investment banks, consultancies and clearing houses. Having studied Computer Science and Business Studies at Warwick University, James has spent his career working on Murex, which is a highly complex front to back trading system. Most recently he successfully delivered a retail banking lifestyle system running fully in the public cloud.

DANIEL BROWNRIDGE
SOFTWARE ARCHITECT

Prior to joining Yobota, Daniel was the CTO for an education company. He has a history in web, software and network engineering roles as well as across infrastructure, devops and technical support. He is particularly interested in database design, end-to-end automation, as well as Linux and open-source software.

SHANE MULLAN
DEVELOPER

Shane has experience across a number of industries, working as a web application designer and developer. As a result he is skilled across web interfaces (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript), through to building the finished product (Python, Django, SQL) ready for deployment, enabling him to deliver unique and effective products.

FRED COLLMAN
SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

Fred is a developer with a strong focus on testing and continuous integration. Prior to joining Yobota he worked on the automation engineering team at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, using a mix of Python and Java. He studied at Clare College, Cambridge, graduating with a BA in Mathematics.