meet the team

Geoff Pickerill – Chairman

Geoff has over 40 years experience as a corporate lawyer during which time he has been a director of numerous companies.

Rory O’Connor – CEO

Rory is a founder of the Tes Media Group. He is an engineer with extensive corporate and start-up experience in product development, operations and application test and deployment. He has an arts honours degree and an MBA from London Business School.

Justin Hollins – Group Sales Director

Justin is an international business professional with a rich history in the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure sectors. He appears regularly as a key note speaker, expert in cutting edge WiFi technologies & strategies to monetise this new digital real estate.

Jonathan Masters – COO

Jon is a Solution Architect, Programme Director and CIO with extensive experience in delivering large programmes in the Telecoms, Utilities and Defence sectors. Specific expertise includes developing operating models, capturing functional requirements, and leading successful programme delivery. Prior to joining Tes, Jon was CIO for BT Business.

Neil Thornton - CFO

Neil has an engineering degree from Manchester University and is a qualified ACA. He has extensive experience as FD and FC of a multinational group.

Jon Pickerill - Sales Director

Jon (‘JP’) has extensivee in utilising technologies in the education and social enterprise sectors to grow businesses. With a degree in Psychology and Management and an MA in Youth and Community Work, he's been a director at several education and social housing charities and has a background in IT with IBM.

Paul Stewart - CTO

Paul has a wealth of experience in start-ups and large corporates. Prior to joining airloc8 Paul was responsible for all of BT Openreach's IT infrastructure.


Paul Calway – Programme Director 

Experienced Sales & Enterprise Account Director successful in partnership and new business development for software and services.


Gustavo Zucchi – MD LATAM

Gustavo is based in Sao Paulo for Tes and is building our newest operation in Latin America.