Meet Our Executive Team

DONALD MCGARVA

CEO

Donald joined Amino as a non-executive director in April 2010, becoming COO in September of the same year and subsequently CEO in December 2011. Previously, he was Senior VP, Asia Pacific, for DHL Supply Chain, the world’s leading logistics company. Donald has held numerous senior positions with Fujitsu, BG Group and Celestica. He is an engineering graduate from the University of Strathclyde and commenced his career in manufacturing and logistics with ICL. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Chain (MCIPS).

MARK EVENSEN

CTO

Mark is a veteran and a true pioneer of IP video services and personal TV applications. Having launched many industry first’s, he is not shy about taking a leading role when it comes to innovation. Before co-founding Entone, Mark was GM and Lead Architect of the world’s first interactive TV and VOD services at Cable & Wireless Hongkong Telecom (now PCCW). Prior to C&W HKT, he consulted for several multinational communications providers, including Bell Atlantic Video Services. Mark also launched the world’s first personal TV services at TV Answer.

Mark Carlisle

CFO

Mark joined Amino in August 2016 and has significant experience in the leadership of public company finance teams. Previously, Mark was Chief Financial Officer at Crossrider Plc where he formed a key part of the team which successfully raised $75 million as part of its IPO on AIM in September 2014. Prior to Crossrider, he served as Chief Financial Officer of FFastFill plc, a provider of technology solutions to the financial derivatives trading industry. In addition, Mark has ten years of audit experience, gained within the Technology Media and Telecommunications practice of Deloitte, where he served from 2000 to 2010.

JAMIE MACKINLAY

Global VP Marketing

Jamie joined Amino in April 2017 and has more than 20 years’ experience in the telecoms, media and technology sector. He joined Amino from ADB Global where he was SVP of Sales, Marketing and Business Development. Prior to that, Jamie held senior sales and marketing roles at PayWizard, Orbital Software Group and O2 (Telefonica). He graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and has an MBA from The University of Edinburgh.

David Perez

SVP Sales and Marketing

David brings close to 25 years’ experience of building and scaling software and value-added services businesses. Prior to joining Amino, David held the position of CEO at Intamac Systems Ltd for just over 6 years, helping the VC owned IOT SAAS provider establish itself as one of the leading platforms for connected home solutions. During his tenure David oversaw major deployments of connected home services via blue chip channel partners across multiple regions. During his career he has held several senior executive roles with high growth service companies including running the US operations of Global Cloud Exchange with responsibility for revenues of c. $200m and several sales leadership roles for Vanco Group, a global systems integrator and managed WAN provider.

Joachim Bergman

SVP of Cloud Services

Joachim joined Amino in September 2017 and has more than 20 years’ experience in the telecoms and media sector. He joined Amino from Ericsson where he held various roles in sales, technology, procurement and operations, latterly as Chief Operating Officer for its Broadcast and Media Services division. He has dual master degrees from Åbo Akademi University, in Finland, and Strathclyde University.

MIKE TANG

VP of Engineering

Mike joined Amino in March 1999 and has lead the engineering team to design and develop different generations of software and devices. He has significant experience in digital TV services, video delivery platforms, conditional access/digital rights management and various in-home networking technologies. Prior to Amino, he was a consultant at Accenture and over the years has assisted operators in Hong Kong and Shanghai to plan and deploy digital TV services. Mike is a graduate of the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a major in Computer Science.