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Meet the Team

Richie Barter


Co-founder at AltViz, Richie holds an MSc with distinction in Software Engineering from the University of Oxford, together with an MSC in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics. His early career was in the finance industry where he held roles at HSBC in London as a credit structurer and CVA trader. Richie quit the finance industry in 2012 to co-found AltViz.

Jason O'Regan


A First Class Honours Degree in Computer Science, and over 15 years’ experience working with some of the worlds largest banks, mean Jason has the perfect skill set to lead our Data Science and Engineering Teams. As an Agile champion and passionate about delivery – Jason safeguards the technical quality and output of our client deliverables.

Hugh Leoidsson

Product Owner & Designer

Hugh has worked with AltViz for over 5 years and has been instrumental in leading the design and feature creation across several of our products. In his role as product owner, Hugh controls each sprint backlog, prioritising tasks and liaising with engineering and sales teams. Hugh received a BA (Hons) Graphic Design from the University of Cumbria and has over 8 years industry experience in print and web design.

Mark Hodnett

Lead Data Scientist

With over 20 years experience in software development, business intelligence and data science, Mark has a wide knowledge in how to apply artificial intelligence in multiple domains. In previous data science roles, he has worked on problems for many sectors including retail, IoT, building systems and supply chain analysis. Mark has a Masters in Data Science and an MBA, and is the author of the book "R Deep Learning Essentials - Second Edition, ISBN, 178899289X"

Noel Lynch

Senior Java Engineer

Noel has over 20 years experience developing solutions in the enterprise and start up space. He has a first class honours degree in Electronic Engineering and a first class honours masters in Multimedia Technology. He is a full stack developer specialising in java and javascript solutions deployed primarily in the cloud.

Noel Keating

Senior Data Platform Engineer

Over 18 years’ industry experience working across insurance, e-commerce, maritime situational awareness and online gambling exchanges. Noel’s experience includes rules based adjudication engines, low latency, high throughput exchange systems and low bandwidth mobile / satellite communication systems. Coupled with a good understanding of DevOps and the demands of delivering quality software in a reasonable timeframe, Noel is integral part of the development team.

Martin Brennan

Sales Manager

Martin leads our Irish sales efforts from our Cork office. With over 15 years experience in sales and marketing, Martin is a highly experienced business development professional. With names like BMC, VMware, Dell EMC and Qualtrics on his CV, Martin has a breadth of knowledge in engaging our global client base.

Finbarr Power

Enterprise Account Manager

Finbarr comes from a strategic IT outsourcing background and is part of our fast growing enterprise sales team. He is based in our Cork office and is currently building and maintaining relationships across our retail and eCommerce channels. Prior to this Finbarr worked in the recruitment sector with a specific focus on senior ERP and CRM consultants across multiple industries.

Maria Ivanova


Maria has seven years’ experience in financial accounting. With her passion for numbers and great attention to detail she does the bookkeeping, reporting and financial analysis. She brings her comprehensive knowledge of accounting from education and financial services industries. Maria is a fully qualified ACCA accountant and holds a first class honours degree In Economics and International Relations from the Oxford Brookes University.