Based in Scotland and operating globally
We believe it shouldn’t be difficult or expensive to bring people together.
We are video and audio delivery experts.
At Ajenta we work with you to deliver video where and when it is needed most – from the desktop to the mobile, from the boardroom to the living room. We will help you build a fully customised experience for your employees, clients, students and patients.
We own our own global PaaS cloud service.
Ajenta’s Platform delivers the reliability, security and global coverage you’ll need from a highly scalable PaaS. We deliver a wide range of services, such as WebRTC, standalone software and mobile applications as well as full interoperability with just about any kind of video conferencing technology.
We help you design really exciting applications.
We have an ever growing client base of exciting companies from start-ups to large enterprise and public organisations. Providing e-learning and virtual classroom technology, telehealth and telemedicine platforms as well as corporate video conferencing platforms.
Meet the Management Team
John Wilson – Co Founder & CEO
John has been a trusted advisor on all things collaboration for 15 years, driving commercial management within technology companies and developing new markets in healthcare, education and public sector through to large enterprise organisations. As CEO of Ajenta, John has led award winning projects including one of the largest European video delivery services into the education sector, a multi-disciplinary TeleHealth platform and a customised virtual event environment for the third sector used by thousands of people globally to support the delivery of humanitarian aid.
John is currently leading the partnership with Jisc to deliver the Vscene Videoconferencing service and will be focusing on evolving Vscene over the coming year with an improved focus on enhancing the teaching and learning experience through virtual classrooms, e-learning and MOOCs as well as enhanced interoperability.
+44 (0) 131 512 2022
Gavin McKenzie – Co Founder & COO
Gavin provides Ajenta with over 10 years’ experience in strategy, business growth and corporate finance. Beginning his career as an engineer, supporting everything from data cabling to programming and network configuration. Since then he has been involved in the business scaling and strategy management of multiple technology and software companies specialising in project management and channel partner growth.
Gavin’s clients describe him as ‘always happy to help others’. Currently, Gavin ensures our company’s foundation is solid and our strategy is realistic, allowing our technical ideas to be brought to life.
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Peter McHugh – CTO
Peter provides Ajenta with over 30 years industry experience in technology, business development and management and has played a pivotal role in bringing innovative technology products to market. During this time, in various strategic roles, Peter was involved in the design and ongoing management of one of the very first stored program controlled voice and data networks in the UK, as well as operation behind the first private pan European to USA fibre network.
Peter has also led a large UK multi-site organisation as Group Telecoms Manager. Other ventures include launching the first dynamic low bit rate voice compression and data compressions products to a global market, the deregulation of the Telecom’s market in Europe, as well as Planning a public Wi-Fi style network for a North African country.
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Lyndsay McInnes – Head of Engagement
Lyndsay brings more than 10 years of sales and marketing experience to Ajenta, having worked directly with some of the world’s most innovative companies in the development of online and offline marketing strategies worldwide. From bio-technology to environmental research, Lyndsay has seen some very exciting projects come to life.
Currently Lyndsay is leading the next stage of our strategy, introducing Ajenta to a wide variety of global clients continually promoting our industry leading platform.
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Shafiq Latif – Technical Architect
Shafiq brings 15 years’ experience as a VC support technician, having working with multiple venders – Vidyo, Cisco, Polycom, LifeSize with everything from endpoints to infrastructure, deploying and supporting video conferencing solutions to various sectors, including education, medicine and legal.
Before joining Ajenta Shafiq managed the daily operation and support of the JANET Videoconferencing Service. As Ajenta’s Technical Architect, Shafiq now works with clients on the design and installation of complex solutions to enable or enhance VC capability within organisations as well as assist in the creation bespoke VC software applications.
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Ilias Galanopoulos – Lead Developer
Ilias holds a Master of Engineering (MEng) in Computer Engineering and Informatics from his native Patras in Greece, having relocated to Edinburgh to complete a Masters of Computer Science at Edinburgh University. Ilias brings vast experience of working to high standards of compliance. Prior to Ajenta Ilias worked as a lead software engineer in the financial sector developing new software and support for global banking institutions.
At Ajenta, Ilias specialises in development of video integrated applications as well as back-end integrated environments, working with VidyoWorks APIs and WebRTC web-apps. Ilias works directly with our clients on the transformation of simple ideas into exciting, cutting-edge products.
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Mohamed Hamed – Customer Success Manager
Mohamed has a BA in Computing from Napier University and is fully ITLL and Prince2 accredited. Mohamed brings 10 years of Comprehensive knowledge of Service Support frameworks within Higher Education and Further Education including deploying and supporting a variety of Collaboration Platforms such as Cisco, Pexip, Acano, Vidyo, Iocom, Polycom, AccessGrid. During this time Mohamed successfully designed and delivered Jisc’s SIP Dialling Scheme, the UK’s Global Dialling Scheme Security Policy, and redesigned the UK’s ENUM dialing scheme as part of the UK’s engagement with the global NRENUM Service delivered by GÉANT.
Mohamed delivers high level technical support and service management to our Vscene customers across the UK Education and Research community, ensuring everything runs smoothly and users are trained, informed and educated about developments of the Vscene service.
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Keith Langlands – Customer Success Manager
Keith has a BEng Multimedia Systems as well as being a qualified Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician, bringing 10 years’ experience in front line technical support specialising in videoconferencing software, hardware, codecs and protocols. Prior to joining Ajenta Keith worked as an IS Communication Support Officer in the education sector and was responsible for the day-to-day operation and support of the Jisc Videoconferencing Service (JVCS) to the UK HE/FE and Schools community. Keith is passionate about solving issues quickly and efficiently whilst delivering the best service possible to the customer and day to day.
Keith delivers high level technical support and service management to our Vscene customers across the UK Education and Research community, ensuring users are trained, informed and educated about developments of the Vscene service.
+ 44 (0) 131 512 2016
Jaclyn McIntosh – Office Manager
Jaclyn brings 10 years ‘of facilities and office management experience to Ajenta. Having worked in the office workspace solutions sector, delivering large scale facilities management. As well as working for the non for profit regulatory body for midwifes and nurses, ensuing efficient management day to day of facilities as well as legal compliance across the body. For that reason Jaclyn is leading our ISO compliance as well as ensuring everything and everyone runs smoothly and efficiently day to day.