Mike joined Miles 33 in 1989 and has worked his way through customer support to sales. He was appointed Director of Sales and Operations in 2000, with primary responsibility for the Publishing Systems Division, overseeing all sales and systems implementations, customer relationships and HR. In early 2006 Mike became Managing Director of the overall business.
In June of 2007 Mike led a successful MBO and became CEO in the process. Since becoming CEO Mike has successfully grown the business and expanded its reach to six continents, and has been successful in completing and implementing many acquisitions.
Don joined Miles 33 in 1984 to spearhead the introduction of Miles 33’s commercial publishing products to the US market. After 8 years with the company, he left to work with several start-up ventures, returning to Miles 33 in 2004 to lead the introduction of Mile 33’s newspaper products to the US.
Peter has been with Miles 33 since September 1983.
His industry experiences started with developing book publishing systems for commercial typesetters and financial publishers which were then expanded to include Newspapers and Magazines first from an Advertising point of view and then from Editorial. More recently Peter has broadened out to consider multi-media publishing culminating in the delivery of WorkFlow which will be one of our main products for the next few years.
Peter has consciously kept a balance of development and operational responsibilities in his role to ensure he remains customer focused and likes to get first hand feedback from our industries.
Peter has worked with and managed/directed major projects with several large publishing groups around the world.
John joined Miles 33 in 1989 with the initial brief of leading the development of the company's legal practice management and financial products. John brought extensive development and database knowledge to Miles 33, having started his career with Oracle and later Parallel Processing hardware specialists Inmos, following the completion of his computer science degree.
John's role at Miles 33 has broadened over the years and now includes overall responsibility for all business systems developments including legal, advertising and financial products. Like all Miles 33 directors, John is active and highly visible in the customer base and likes to engage with users to build and improve the strong relationships that continue to contribute to Miles 33's ongoing success.
David joined the company in 2004 with control over all financial reporting, administration and company secretarial matters of the group around the world and is directly involved with all acquisitions and contract negotiations. David is a qualified chartered accountant with the ICAEW and prior to Miles 33 was in practice with BDO Stoy Hayward working closely with many customers, but with a particular interest in software companies, providing audit, financial modelling and due diligence services.
Chris joined Miles 33 in November of 1982 as an electrical engineer. In 1984 he transferred to the United States to help lead the start up team and provide technical support for the newly-formed US operation.
After a number of positions within the Company, he now heads up all technical and support activity in the US as President of US Operations. Chris continues to play an active, hands-on role with support and technical responsibilities across several product lines. Prior to joining Miles 33, Chris started his career with British Aerospace as an Electronics Design Engineer.
Michele founded Tera – later renamed Tera Digital Publishing – in 1990, initially to develop software for book production and later editorial software for newspapers. In the ensuing years, Tera Digital Publishing grew from a two-person company to become a leading provider of publishing software for newspapers worldwide. While always maintaining his position as head of engineering Michele has at various time been chairman of the board and managing director, broadening his experience to the sales side of the business. Following the acquisition of Tera Digital Publishing by Miles 33 in 2010, Michele joined Miles 33 staff maintaining his responsibility for the development of the editorial and content management products.
Franz joined Miles in June 2010, after the acquisition of Tera Digital Publishing, where he was Managing Director.
Franz' first steps in the publishing industry date back to 1983 when he founded a company promoting the new DTP philosophy in the Italian market. He quickly moved through various different roles, becoming IT Director for a national daily newspaper and finally as a consultant for the implementation of the new technologies in the paper's production.
In June 2000 he joined Tera to become a member of the board of directors where he improved the worldwide resellers network. Franz is in charge of the operations through the reseller network and he supports the company sales network to promote the Tera products.
Albert joined Miles 33 in 2008 with the acquisition of net-linx Publishing Solutions, where he was Executive VP Sales and Marketing.
Albert has a global perspective on newspaper publishing, having lived and worked in the Netherlands, Australia and the USA. Albert started his 30 year career in publishing systems as an application specialist installing editorial and advertising systems in Europe, South East Asia, Oceania and the USA.
He later moved into product marketing and sales and held positions at Atex and SII
At Miles 33, Albert is responsible for marketing and SII system sales activities. He is based in Sacramento, California.
Joe Liew joined Miles 33 in 2009 when Miles acquired Televisual Data Limited where he was General Manager of Televisual Data Sdn Bhd in Malaysia.
He is responsible for sales, marketing and technical support activities for the Asia Pacific region.
Prior to this, Joe Liew worked as an IT System Executive supporting business systems and computer-to-plate (CTP) solutions in a commercial printing company.
Rob joined the company in 2010 to help maintain Miles 33 position as the number 1 vendor of Newspaper and Book & Directory Production Pagination Systems in the UK and Ireland.
Rob moved from production roles in the Newspaper Industry into sales in the early 1980s, attaining senior positions at Monotype Systems, IPA Systems and more recently Wave2.
He covers the UK including Ireland.
Fábio joined Miles 33 in 2008 with the acquisition of net-linx Publishing Solutions, where he was Latin American Operation Manager based in Brazil.
Fábio has a local perspective on newspaper publishing, having worked at Estado de Minas (one of the largest newspapers in Brazil) for 10 years as Analysis and Programming Chief. He started his career in publishing systems in 1992 and has been involved in multiple implementations of advertising systems as development leader. He opened the net-linx Brazil office in 2002, where he was the Brazilian Operations Manager.
Scott joined Miles 33 in May 1994, initially working in the support department for the Legal Systems Division. Since then he has gained extensive experience on all the financial related products, getting involved with data migrations, installations, developments, and day to day problem solving.
More recently Scott has been helping out with the Legal customers account management and getting more involved with the publishing side of the business.
Peter has worked in the publishing industry since leaving school in South Wales and joining the Glamorgan Gazette as an apprentice compositor. On completion of his apprenticeship Peter worked for a number of book production companies in the Bristol area and then joined Bailey Newspaper Group in Gloucestershire. As the Bailey group expanded Peter was appointed Computer Services Manager and was responsible for implementing the move from traditional typesetting to the high tech news industry that it is today.
In 1998 Peter joined Miles 33 as a Project Manager where he has assisted Miles 33 customers across the UK to install the hugely successful FutureProof range of products. In 2008 Peter moved into his current role as Implementation & Support Manager where he is responsible for managing all UK installations of Miles 33 products and also ensuring the efficient operation of the Support department.