About QikServe

Founded by Daniel Rodgers and Ronnie Forbes in 2011, QikServe’s ‘Waiter in Your Pocket’ mobile app is a proven technology adopted by customers in the UK, Europe and US.  QikServe has forged commercial relationships with industry players Oracle Hospitality (formerly MICROS) and PayPal.

Meet the team

Daniel Rodgers

Daniel Rodgers

CEO & Co-founder

Founded QikServe because of an obsession with customer service. Mission: put a waiter in everyone’s pocket! Hates onions, loves bicycles.

Ronnie Forbes

Ronnie Forbes

Co-founder

Ronnie is a successful serial entrepreneur and fanatical about enabling consumer mobile self-service – now for Hospitality.

Neil Jordan

Neil Jordan

Head of Operations

Neil helps grow software companies. A previous Young Entrepreneur of the Year winner, he’s now old(er) and is QikServe’s 2nd best piano player.

David Woodison

David Woodison

Operations Manager

David makes things happen for our customers and partners around the world. An Android fan. Has a theory for everything.

Paul Mitchell

Paul Mitchell

Product Manager

Paul looks after QikServe’s products, functional strategy and development team. He is a lover of vinyl and beards. 

Gillian Jones

Gillian Jones

Sales Manager

Gillian manages all things sales and commercial within QikServe. She rides horses. Call her, become a QikServe customer.

Chris Timms

Chris Timms

Operations & Implementation Analyst

Chris looks after the customer journey using our products. With ten years’ experience in Restaurant Operations, he is our resident foodie.

Colin Usher

Colin Usher

Media Manager

Colin manages the digital media at QikServe as well as being in-house photographer & video producer. He also hangs out with musicians, he is a drummer.

Kate McKinnon

Kate McKinnon

Key Account Manager

Kate is our resident Texan who looks after our clients’ needs commercially through great relationships. She loves Sushi and Jazz.

Dianne Ferry

Dianne Ferry

Executive Assistant

Dianne ensures the smooth running of the QikServe office. A keen sportswoman she is up for any sporting challenge.

Dennis Stanoev

Dennis Stanoev

Technical Architect

Dennis maintains a high-level view of the system to make sure everything is as it should be. A pair of boxing gloves along with some creatine make him go GRRR!

Georgios Goulos

Georgios Goulos

Software Engineer

Georgios is currently working on updates for the back end and is very excited about his new role in QikServe. He enjoys exploring Scotland and trying new cuisines.

Robert Mackness

Robert Mackness

Junior Software Engineer

Rob is usually found tinkering with the backend systems, playing table-tennis or high-fiving people when his code compiles.

Luis Gutiérrez

Luis Gutiérrez

Junior Software Engineer

Luis helps out with the CMS development. He’s an Android enthusiast, and one of the best padel players in Edinburgh.

Sebastian Goeb

Sebastian Goeb

Software Engineer Intern

When he’s not busy at uni, Sebastian does the web development that nobody else wants to touch. Sebastian likes caffeine and Subway. And caffeine.

Francesco Lisi

Francesco Lisi

Operations Analyst

Francesco wrangles data on behalf of our clients. He has an immense passion for coffee.

Michelle Forbes

Michelle Forbes

Financial Controller

Michelle looks after the finances of QikServe and makes sure that we have a grip on the cash.

Lara Bayley

Lara Bayley

Marketing Adviser

Lara is a marketing adviser specialising in the technology and finance sectors. Out of office she’s usually on a horse. Or crashing off one.

Nicola Wee

Nicola Wee

Marketing

Nicola handles the marketing at QikServe, dabbles with digital illustration and plays the piano.

QikServe Board

Martin Mutch

Martin Mutch

Chairman

Martin is an IT veteran with 30 years experience. After a career in business development, sales and marketing with SME’s and multinationals, he established a start-up IT business and grew it to become an acclaimed market leader before a successful trade exit.

He now acts as an investor, advisor and chairman to early stage innovative businesses.

Murray Prentice

Murray Prentice

Non Executive Director, Equity Gap

Murray represents the Equity Gap shareholders interests in QikServe. 

Paul Atkinson

Paul Atkinson

Non Executive Director, Par Equity

Paul is a Founding partner of Par Equity LLP, Professional Investor, and Board Advisor, assisting with company strategy and representing Par Equity’s investors.

Marcus Henderson

Marcus Henderson

Par Equity Observer

Marcus is an Investment Manager at Par Equity and helps QikServe with their funding strategy and financial management.

QikServe Advisory Board

Janet Unsworth

Janet Unsworth

Implementation

Janet held senior roles with Deloitte Consulting, Oracle and RBS before starting her own internet based business.  She provides advice on implementations.

Rod McMillan

Rod McMillan

Hospitality

Rod advises a number of hospitality, technology and service businesses. He is a business development and performance improvement specialist.