Cutover Management Team

Ky Nichol


Formerly the Global Head of Government and Major Sporting Events practice at a niche global consulting firm, Ky has 15 years of experience in major launch events and transitions. These experiences span EE, NASA, European Space Agency, Barclays and the London 2012 Olympics.

Marcus Wildsmith

CPO - Product Management

Formerly the Global Head of Telco and High Tech practice at a niche global consulting firm, Marcus has 15 years of experience with major launch transition projects including EE (the UK’s largest Telco) and the first UK 4G Services.

Craig Gregory

CISO - Chief Information Security Officer

With over 15 years of enterprise software implementation and operations support experience, Craig has worked with many major clients, from Jaguar Land Rover to Gazprom.

Kieran Gutteridge
Kieran Gutteridge

CTO - Technology and Engineering

With 15 years of web, iOS/iPhone and Android development, Kieran has previously developed mobile applications for Tesco, BBC and other prominent organizations.

chief revenue officer
Ken Dummitt

CRO - Chief Revenue Officer

Ken has ten years’ experience working in business continuity followed by ten years running a $300 million software company. He is responsible for leading sales, marketing, client success and account management at Cutover.

Manish Patel

Head of Client Success Management

After nearly 25 years at Barclays, Manish has extensive global IT change experience within financial services. He works with our clients to support their adoption and use of Cutover.

Nick Kyrke-Smith

Head of DevOps

Nick joined us from Barclays Investment Bank where he worked for nine years in a variety of roles in the Technology organization. He has experience building and managing global teams and working on the adoption of DevOps practices.


Paul Driver

Chairman and investor

Cris Conde

Fintech Innovation Lab Executive-in-Residence

Barnaby Terry

Managing Partner at Sussex Place Ventures

Ari Helgason

Principal at Index Ventures

Subject Matter Experts

We collaborate with industry experts to refine Cutover for key use cases such as Release, Resilience and Transformation.

Mark Heywood
Mark Heywood

Resilience Sector Specialist

Formerly the Head of Operational Resilience for UBS, Mark has over 20 years of experience in senior risk and resilience roles and has worked across Financial Services, government departments, city and county councils and the charity sector.

Richard Bell

Financial Services Expert

Formerly the IT COO & Deputy CIO for Barclays, Richard has over 30 years of Financial Services experience, including the delivery of many international change programmes across Investment, Commercial, Wealth & Retail Banking.


The investment from the Series A funding round will be used to sharpen Cutover’s client engagement, strengthen its sales organization, broaden its market reach and enhance the existing platform.  

Index Ventures
Outrun Ventures
Partnership Fund For New York
Contour Ventures