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Meet the Team

Devi Sohanta

Founder & Managing director

With 23 years’ experience of social and community development, Ms Devi Sohanta is the Founder of the Connective Touch range. With a UK Patent for her fingerprint biometric sensor software, she has developed the British-built Connective Touch range for the commercial and housing sectors. She has specific interest in supporting vulnerable groups and proceeds of sales revenue support The Alpha Trust, a charitable foundation.

Trevor Martin (HItex UK Ltd)

Associate to Connective Touch.

Trevor is a senior technical specialist within Hitex UK now with them for over 20 years. He has worked with a wide range of microcontrollers and associated development tools. Trevor has responsibility for fully supporting the firmware and system of the Smartpro solution.

Jag Kundhi
(K3 Innovations Ltd)

Associate to Connective Touch

Jag has developed and is testing the Smart LAN networked solution. He aims to ensure the continued reliability of the Connective Touch standalone and networked systems.

Richard Diack

Product Installation Support

Richard is a highly disciplined individual who ensures that the quality of his work and others is neat, consistent and checked for good practice, leaving the projects, customer or leading consultant with clear documentation and an easy way of contact for post install technical support.

David Cartwright

Dave has 25 years' experience working in the electronics industry in a technical support role. His experience extends from automotive OEM’s and aftermarket through to high end security products with both electronic and mechanical expertise. He ensures that all design and development and assembly checks along with testing are completed on all our products.

Kerry Williams

Administration & Accounts

Kerry is a flexible, resourceful and enthusiastic Administrator having overall control of Office Management systems and processes. Kerry supports Devi in managing her bookkeeping and financial controls.

Matthew Collier

Products Coordinator

Matthew recently joined the team having responsibility for all product coordination, assembly, packaging and delivery. With a background in IT he brings forward fresh and energetic ideas that make for a more efficient way of managing the workshop, all the parts and product testing.

Bill Taylor from the Connective Touch Advisory Board in deep discussion with Team Members about product improvements. From left to right Trevor Martin of Hitex UK Jag Kundhi of K3 Innovations Robert Harwood of Bespoke Design and Bill Taylor.

Advisory Board

The Advisory board has been supporting Connective Touch for the last three years and its valuable input has ensured
that all our products meet the emerging requirements for biometric products and its related technology.

Dr. Peter Waggett

Leading the Emerging Technology Programme (ETP) at IBM’s Hursley Laboratory, Dr. Waggett’s team consists of 40 scientists and technologists, who provide ‘leading edge’ innovation across a range of projects and products, including biometric systems and technologies.

Dr. Tim Pascoe

Dr. Tim Pascoe is the Director of the Griffin Research and Consultancy Limited, a leading international community safety and crime prevention company. Dr. Pascoe has published over 100 journal & magazine articles and reports and lectures all over the world.

Dr. Yunfei Chen

Dr. Chen received his Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree from Shanghai Jiaotong University, China, in 1998 and 2001 respectively. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Alberta, Canada in 2005.

Mr. William (Bill) Taylor

Bill Taylor, currently director of Yardarm Design Ltd, originating, developing and marketing technical products for a range of industries. Previously senior project manager, leading the technical marketing project team at the University of Warwick Science Park Ltd based in Coventry UK. The project team delivers strategic marketing support, mentoring and market development projects to regional clients, over 600 to date.