Trading divison of meetonvc Ltd.
Now 4 years old, Close began with a vision of bringing people closer. We provide our customers the ability to host video meetings from any platform or device, allowing them to click, connect and collaborate with anyone, anywhere.
Close strives to make face-to-face communication available to everyone, offering a solution that gets you making better business decisions, faster, together, whilst increasing productivity and reducing travel and costs.
Chief Executive Officer
"Too many companies prioritise the bottom line before their own people and customers. Today, the communication revolution is ironic, going back to face-to-face communication after years of conference calls and emails".
Being efficient means getting people engaged, making sure they're all pulling in the same direction. The result is more productivity, highly engaged employees, successful teams and happy customers.
Our true North as a company is helping people work closer together, to make better business decisions faster, together.
Pre-Sales and Product
Andy joined Close to lead Pre-sales service delivery. An industry veteran, he has spent the last 12 years in the UC and AV markets. More recently he was in charge of Polycom's VaaS service here in EMEA.
He is a driven professional that is hungry to deliver cloud solutions for his clients and to move their visual collaboration forward. He's a delightful addition to the team, strengthening our service offering at a key time in our evolution.
Andy likes to keep fit and his passion is music.
Platform Software Engineer
Jeremy leads the development of the Close Platform working closely with Andy Rawll, Product and Jim Walker, Engineering.
Jeremy has a passion for developing "scalable solutions" and in his spare time loves building custom PCs and coding.
Jim loves servers and optimising their efficiency. He built the Global Network and server infrastructure for Scansafe, Wandera before moving to Close Global to do the same.
He manages the Microsoft Azure server and global network performance.
His interests outside of work include DIY and Motorcycling.
Marketing & Operations
Mark joined Close shortly after graduating University with a degree in Criminology and Psychology. Originally bound for the Police, Mark took up an internship with Close, which reignited his passon for technology and he has been an integral part of the team ever since.
As a member of the Marketing team, he works primarily on digital marketing, analytics and the design and creation of the website.
In his spare time, Mark enjoys spending time with his family, running and going to the gym, watching far too much television and film and playing video games.
Mesha graduated from studying Surface Design & Printed Textiles at University in 2016. After working in multiple design positions, she took up an internship with Close. Since April, she has worked part time for the company.
As a key member of the Marketing team, she spends most of her time designing and creating infographics and marketing materials. She also has a say in everything involving the design, concept and style of a company
Being a very sociable person, she is also a huge lover of food and constant chatter.
Kiara has joined CLose as an Intern and works closely with the marketing team to produce video content.
She is currently studying Media at college and transferring her newly learned skills to bettering CLose's approach to creating media content going forward.
Outside of work she enjoys listening to music and driving her new Fiat 500.
Marketing & Innovation Consultant
James has a wealth of expertise in online, B2B sales and marketing techniques.
James joined the Close team as a consultant to help develop our sales and marketing strategies.
Outside of work he enjoys walking his dogs.