Meet our LEAPsters

The forward-thinkers and innovators who power LEAP Dev.
Office shot - LEAPsters having coffee

Our Teams

Front-end Development

Utilising cutting edge web technologies and frameworks such as Service Worker, Web Socket and Angular/React, our front-end team builds serious web applications that power our customers’ daily operations with intuitive and responsive UI.

Back-end Development

Our core Cloud platform has been built on Amazon Web Services and utilises the massively scalable S3, DynamoDB, Elasticsearch, SNS & SQS services (and more).

Innovations

Our Innovations team are the dreamers of original, unexpected and fresh ideas. With no limitation on tech stack or tools, they ensure the best technologies are used to achieve the best result for any project.

User Experience

This talented team of designers, engineers and content experts collaborate with our product and engineering teams to define our product vision and create incredible products that deliver value to all users.

DevOps

Our product ecosystem is integrated with AWS providing a seamless architecture for our applications. We deliver world-class legal-tech solutions using CloudFormation, CodeDeploy, ECS, Lambda, Sumo Logic and TeamCity.

Quality Engineering

We develop functional and non-functional automated test solutions using open-source frameworks, tools and languages such as Appium with Java, Selenium with C#, JMeter, Postman and Cypress.

Product

Our Product team supports users in two keys ways: the Escalations team finds the problems that need to be solved by our developers whilst the Documentation team ensures all features have easy to follow user guides.

Information Security

Through secure coding practices and rigorous testing, our InfoSec team loves to find new ways to solve security issues. We empower our users with SIEM applications, encryption algorithms, firewalls and intrusion prevention.

Mobile Development

Mobile is the future. We develop our native iOS and Android apps to help our clients access the system on the go. Our key languages are Swift, Kotlin, Objective C, Java however we are not afraid of hybrids.

People & Culture

Our People & Culture team looks after every part of the LEAPster journey, working tirelessly to create valuable experiences for our teams and helping each person do the best work of their lives.

Mark Burgess - Chief Executive Officer

My job consists of convincing smart people who get things done to come and work with us then keeping them happy and motivated. Our LEAPsters work together and play together and I wouldn’t have it any other way.

Mark Burgess Chief Executive Officer

Our Leaders

Richard Hugo-Hamman - Executive Chairman

Richard Hugo-Hamman

Executive Chairman

Mark Burgess - Chief Executive Officer

Mark Burgess

Chief Executive Officer

Brian Zhang - Head of Development

Brian Zhang

Head of Development (Backend)

Chris Chahinian - Head of Global Business Systems

Chris Chahinian

Head of Global Business Systems

Gavin Smith - Head of IT Operations

Gavin Smith

Head of IT Operations

Hilal Kabakoz - Head of Product

Hilal Kabakoz

Head of Product

Nat Whelan - Head of People & Culture

Nat Whelan

Head of People and Culture

Head of Innovations

Paul Cush

Head of Innovations

Rafal Rutyna - Head of UX and Mobile Development

Rafal Rutyna

Head of UX and Mobile Development

Robbie Segner - Head of Development - Core Product

Robbie Segner

Head of Development (Core Product)

Serkan Dik - Head of Quality Engineering

Serkan Dik

Head of Quality Engineering