Skip to the content

Meet the team

                                                  

We brought together smart, talented thinkers

                Garry Diver, Chairman and CEO                        
  

Garry Driver

Garry Diver

Chairman and CEO 

Garry started his career in the then fledgling computer industry and after a number of years moved into a management role ending up as Director, Operations  EMEA for American Express Co. He then joined a Middle East owned Multinational, initially running a Kuwait based Computer Services Company before moving to the US to run a portfolio building company in Texas. During this time he was involved in the Venture Capital arm of the same company advising on technology start ups.

Following a short period running his own computer services company he advised a VC firm on another early stage company subsequently taking over as CEO, growing and positioning the firm for a sale.

For the next 20 years he held executive, mainly CEO, positions in a number of start up and early stage technology companies as a turnaround specialist. During this period he was retained by various Venture Capital firms to take over and run portfolio companies with an emphasis on restructuring.  As part of the turnaround process he positioned the sale of companies to Microsoft, Rockwell and FMC Corp.

Garry Returned to the UK in 2004 to become Chief Operating Officer for City Asset Management, a London based Asset Management firm and in 2009 joined Ultimedia as CEO and Investor.

He is a serial entrepreneur with investments in over 20 early stage companies and divides his time between the UK and Atlanta GA.          

LinkedIn-View-Button


Jade Cosgrove

Jade Cosgrove

Managing Director

Jade has over 20 years of experience in the software industry with roles covering all aspects of programming, systems development and systems architecture.

Jade joined the Co-operative Insurance Company in 1990 and for the next 12 years moved through the organisation in a number of roles in the IT department culminating in the role of team leader responsible for all aspects of project development and delivery. She then spent the next two years in both India and Malaysia primarily in Business Analysis and Account Management roles where she honed her skills in communications and customer interface.

Returning to the UK in 2005 Jade took responsibility for delivering a multi-million pound project for a client in the life insurance sector followed by time in the Co-operative Group Legal Services division as the senior business analyst.

Jade joined Ultimedia in 2009 initially in client facing roles before her appointment as Operations Director in 2013. Since then, she has been appointed as the Managing Director of Ultimedia Limited. Jade joined the Board in 2015.

LinkedIn-View-Button


Glenn Stewart

Glenn Stewart

CTO/Director

Following graduation with a Chemistry, Maths and Physics degree Glenn joined British Steel as a member of the IT team primarily involved in process control systems. He then spent the next 6 years working in France, Germany and Australia on various IT project before returning to the UK taking on a number of contract development roles.

With three others, he founded Ultimedia in 1995 and was responsible for delivering software expertise and development to major clients in the UK. In 2005 when it was evident that web based applications were in much demand he changed the focus of Ultimedia and became the first EPiServer partner in the UK. In 2007 he invited Garry Diver to join the firm as an adviser and two years later they joined forces as partners.

Glenn is the driving force behind the company’s technical excellence and Ultilearn, its E Learning System and is sought after as a speaker in all aspects of IT development.

LinkedIn-View-Button

Ultimedia

Suite 313
3rd floor
Broadstone Mill
Broadstone Road
Stockport
SK5 7DL

Email. info@ultimedia.co.uk 

Tel: 0845 548 5035

Directions