Evelina Buiciag

Michael

Evelina is one of the first members of our Romanian delegation in Iași. As part of the Client Services team, she deals with analysis, project management and oversight of the technical aspects of our clients’ needs. Both in IT and in life, Evelina struggled to find one thing to define herself, and so became a multi-disciplinary expert. Evelina loves working with C#, …

Michael Müller

Michael

Based in Germany and Austria, Michael is responsible for client support in the EMEA region. Having worked in the communication departments of a performing arts university, a German state capital and an international research organisation, he greatly enjoys the diversity at Symplectic. Michael holds a master’s degree in European Studies from – ironically – a British university and still hopes …

Burç Kibaroglu

Michael

Originally Turkish, Burç’s name is pronounced as in the tree (birch). Studying Computer Science at Imperial College, he joined Symplectic as a software developer in mid-2017. Burç spends his free time geeking out on the best books, movies, games, and theatre he can find. He is currently attempting to cook new things without burning them, and searching for the best …

Adrian Oniga

Michael

Adrian joined Symplectic in 2017 as Junior QA Engineer. Working with our QA Lead, he is responsible for testing new functionality, identifying issues and ensuring our software releases are of the highest standard. Prior to his QA life, Adrian worked for the Police force in Romania, and in security in the UK, so keeping the peace during hectic pre-release sprints …

Ben Heartland

Michael

Ben is part of our Support team and is responsible for assisting our clients with technical issues and questions. He also works on implementations, particularly repository integrations. When that’s not keeping him busy, he works on making Elements’ support documentation as clear and useful as possible. Since his degree in Mathematics, Ben has spent 15 years in the music industry, …

Marco Phillips

Marco Phillips

Michael

As Junior Infrastructure Engineer, Marco delivers and manages the systems where our products run. Additionally, he provides developers and testers with the systems they need to minimise time and effort in bringing products & services to market. Before joining Symplectic, Marco studied telecommunications, electronics and computer engineering. He worked in IT for over 6 years as an IT generalist, with roles …

Adam Sixsmith

Michael

Adam is originally from Stockport, near Manchester. After studying Maths at Cambridge, he moved to London just after graduating to start at Symplectic. As a developer here, Adam hopes to eventually develop both the back-end and the front-end, and is ready to get stuck into the learning experience of programming. In his spare time, Adam enjoys playing music (guitar and …

Kate Byrne

Michael

Kate is responsible for open access and repository related product development and community engagement. She joined the Symplectic team in London in 2016 relocating from Sydney, Australia. Kate’s background is in libraries, research information management and open access. Kate is a former client who worked UNSW Library for over six years developing and delivering research systems and services including managing …

Igor Kondrashov

Michael

Igor’s job is to project manage concurrent installations and data migrations to ensure Symplectic’s software exceeds client expectations. He is also occasionally let loose on business analysis and always strives to make sure that Symplectic products are adopted by end users so that they can reap their many benefits. Igor brings a decade’s worth of experience working with digital content …

Andrew Sowerby

Sabih

Andrew’s job is to work closely with Symplectic’s development team to organise and manage our quality assurance and testing of new functionality. Despite studying History, Andrew found himself adept at breaking websites and complaining about them – naturally, a career in testing beckoned. He has worked in a diverse range of areas including advertising, eCommerce, and medicine. His hobbies include …

Cezar Lica

Michael

A proven information technology professional experienced in managing global IT infrastructures and 
interdisciplinary teams, overseeing enterprise data centres and designing architectures for private and hybrid
 cloud services operations. In his spare time, Cezar tries to find a balance between family and fly fishing.

Jonathan Miller

Sabih

Jonathan joins us with a wealth of software development, consulting and management experience. His varied history includes working on ceramic tile factory automation, telecoms system transformation, company board pack visualisation and even designing custom sports kits. Jonathan’s focus is to progress our Analytics and Dashboard capability within Elements and he’s excited to be realising our ambitious plans for 2015 in …

Michael Metcalf

Sabih

Michael’s job is to coordinate Symplectic’s global marketing strategy while maintaining relationships with partners, clients, potential customers, and the press. With a background in running the marketing and social media for one of Europe’s largest TEDx events, he enjoys making complicated things interesting and easy to understand. Having shared dinner with Nobel Prize winners, astronauts and WWF wrestlers, he intends …

Daryl Naylor

Sabih

Daryl is responsible for informing the research community about our products and services and how they fit into the research ecosystem (often generating sales as a result). He has held various positions at companies in the STM market for over 15 years, including the Institute of Physics, ProQuest and most recently, Wolters Kluwer. Daryl is our European jet-setter and speaks …

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Youssef Karnib

Sabih

Youssef oversees the delivery of concurrent data migrations and ensures our software is successfully integrated with existing enterprise systems in accordance with our client’s needs. He will help elicit business requirements and advise new and existing clients on integration best practices, effectively acting as the bridge between client representatives and the Symplectic development team. Youssef moved to the UK from …

Jeff Dougherty

Sabih

Jeff is focused on Symplectic’s products and resources and the value they bring to customers, supporting business initiatives by working with institutions in the Western half of North America. Jeff studied geosciences (BSc) and library and information science (MLS), and before coming to Symplectic spent over 25 years working in the scientific and scholarly information industry. A good bit of …

Owen Praeger

Sabih

Owen is involved in the company’s ongoing product development. Owen recently graduated from Kansas State University with degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics. Outside of work, Owen is a photography hobbyist and is currently trying to track down the best coffee shop in London.

Nick Anderson

Sabih

Nick has worked as a Product Manager in a B2C and B2B capacity for 10 years. He enjoys working to create the perfect balance between internal and external requirements that leads to the delivery of a product aiming to delight it’s customers. Nick has very little spare time outside work as he normally finds himself being full-time taxi driver to …

Marko Bozikovic

Marko Božikovic

Sabih

Marko is responsible for most of the back-end systems that make Elements run smoothly. With over 10 years experience working as a developer in the Telecomms and Banking industries, Marko has a wealth of knowledge in the successful development, testing and optimisation of large software systems. From the Reporting Tools database to the security roles, Marko uses his expertise to …

Leonie Hayes

Leonie Hayes

Sabih

Leonie is responsible for client support in the Australasia area and has a background as a DSpace repository manager and geeky librarian. Leonie is a previous client and spent 4 years working with Elements while at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. Outside work Leonie is a fanatic gardener and likes to create edible crops that are a work …