about our core team

Upayavira

Upayavira

Upayavira has over 25 years experience within the IT world and is passionate about finding ways in which technology can make a difference to peoples lives. He’s been a member of the Apache Software Foundation since 2005 and in that time has held the role of VP Fundraising. He has been training developers in enterprise search technologies since 2010 and is an Apache Lucene/Solr committer.

Aidan Dunsdon

As an e-business analyst, manager and developer, Aidan has more than 15 years experience bringing Web businesses to fruition across a range of sectors. Organisations he has worked with include FTSE 100 companies (such as Barclays Bank, Serco, Atkins), public sector entities (the GLA plus more than a dozen local authorities) and SMEs (Thameswey Energy, Systainability, Stroudco).

Jonny Baker

Jonny Baker

In a nutshell Jonny manages the day to day operations at Odoko. His role also involves embedding a culture of continuous improvement into the organisation, and he possesses particular strengths in working with our staff to embrace change.

Previously Jonny has run several small UK charities, He’s worked for many years as a Fundraiser and Trainer for charities including Childline, and The Karuna Trust. He’s also taught meditation in the UK and internationally.