Team

We are proud to have a fantastic team of like-minded individuals who create products used by millions of people around the world.

YUZA and Pollen teams in 2014

Philosophy

We believe that the execution of an idea is more important than an idea itself. Everyone wants to go to the moon, but only a select few know how to get there.

We believe in a strong work ethic. The reward and the impact is directly proportional to the energy and time invested.

We believe that mobile offers an unparalleled scope for innovation and opportunity in the world today. Our products have literally improve the lives of millions of people.

Senior Team

The team below oversees all incubation-stage YUZA ventures. Their diverse range of backgrounds gives the company valuable insight across multiple sectors.

Marcello Alessi
Chairman
As well as co-founding YUZA, Marcello is director and co-founder of Richmond Globex, a data driven tech-enabled investment management firm.
Tom Cohen
CTO
Tom is responsible for all technical aspects of the group. He has overseen the deployment of over 150 apps, many of which have received awards.     
Liam Houghton
CPO
Liam is a scholar of architecture. He leads YUZA's product development and growth. He was one of 30 under 30 rising stars to watch in tech (2014).
Ken Franklin
Software Director
Ken has worked in software development for 30 years. He has developed products for prestigious companies such as IBM, AOL & Netscape.
Alex Bilbie
Senior Engineer
Alex is an expert in OAuth and is currently writing a book on the subject. He leads back-end and server-side development within the YUZA group.
Isaac Applbaum
Ventures Director
Isaac has served as Senior Vice President at Bank of America as well as being a partner at Lightspeed Ventures and general partner at Opus Capital.
Denzyl Feigelson
Special Advisor
An entrepreneur with a proven track record. In 2002, Denzyl became a strategic advisor to Steve Jobs at Apple, and was integral to the launch of iTunes.
Gordon Fitzjohn
Special Advisor
Gordon spent 25 years at Deutsche Bank where he was the MD of the corporate trust services business. He subsequently founded Grapevine Capital Partners.

Join Us

We're always on the look out for like-minded people who share our business philosophy.

Whether you're an investor or a developer, if you like what you see and have something interesting to offer please do get in touch!