MEET THE TEAM

The amazing team behind the tech.

Meet the individuals who, together, achieve the impossible.

Bruce has 25 years of experience across video game platforms, enterprise, telecoms, and avionics. Joining the first wave of the cloud gaming revolution, Bruce held senior leadership roles at OnLive including Head of Engineering, and SVP Business & Corporate Development. Instrumental in delivering the world’s first direct-to-consumer cloud gaming solution, he moved back to the UK in 2011 to oversee the OnLive’s launch and growth in Europe, before joining forces with Adam in 2015 to form Polystream.

Bruce Grove

Co-founder & CEO

Adam has been in the games industry since the dawn of time (well at least 1981) and has amassed a wealth of experience and expertise in real-time graphics development that has led to the creation of some of the most successful game franchises of the last 20 years. As a Co-Founder of Criterion, Adam oversaw the development of Renderware, one of the most successful 3D rendering engines instrumental to some of the largest game titles.

Adam Billyard

Co-founder & CEO

Michelle has been in the software and games industry for over 22 years, holding a wide variety of roles and accumulating a wealth of experience in office and facilities management, as well as marketing, brand, and corporate & global events. Having worked for some of gaming’s great’s, like Criterion Software and Electronic Arts, Michelle then joined Polystream in 2017, where she instantly became the heart and soul of the deep tech startup.

Michelle Rendall

Director of Business Operations

Marek was responsible for some of the world’s earliest streaming content deals that brought Sky TV to the likes of Xbox & PlayStation before going on to lead Sky Ventures, making investments in startups. He likes disruptive new technology, building bridges between innovation and real-world commercial use. Marek has worked around the world in the TMT sector in commercial, business development and strategy roles. Marek loves reading and family outings and has recently qualified as a water sports coach/ski-boat tow driver.

 

Marek Rubasinski

Chief Commercial Officer

Marie is an experienced Finance Director with 25 years’ experience in media, manufacturing and technology. She holds an MBA (Accounting & Finance) from University of Rochester – N.Y.

Marie Dawson

Director of Finance

Charlie started programming in 1982 and has been working in the videogames industry since the early 1990s. Joining Polystream from Microsoft and EA where he was Director of Technology.

Charlie Skilbeck

Director of Developer Relations

Cheryl has worked for many large organisations including the BBC, Apple, News UK and Microsoft. She joined Polystream after 3 years at HSBC as CTO of Developer Tooling & Monitoring Engineering.

Cheryl Razzell

VP of Engineering

Erla has been involved in tech innovation for over 19 years. She began her career in Iceland where her passion for technology and business development led her into the video games industry.

Erla Árnadóttir

Director of Business Development

Jarl came to Polystream from EA and has been with Polystream from the beginning. One of the first employees, he was appointed as Director of Engineering and recently promoted to VP Technology.

Jarl Ostensen

VP of Technology

Simon is a serial entrepreneur, working in the creative industries for over 15 years. As a BAFTA nominated producer, he knows what it takes to find and retain talent to achieve the impossible.

Simon Sparks

Head of Talent

Marie is an experienced Finance Director with 25 years’ experience in media, manufacturing and technology. She holds an MBA (Accounting & Finance) from University of Rochester – N.Y.

Marie Dawson

Director of Finance

Charlie started programming in 1982 and has been working in the videogames industry since the early 1990s. Joining Polystream from Microsoft and EA where he was Director of Technology.

Charlie Skilbeck

VP of Developer Relations

Cheryl has worked for many large organisations including the BBC, Apple, News UK and Microsoft. She joined Polystream after 3 years at HSBC as CTO of Developer Tooling & Monitoring Engineering.

Cheryl Razzell

VP of Engineering

Erla has been involved in tech innovation for over 19 years. She began her career in Iceland where her passion for technology and business development led her into the video games industry.

Erla Árnadóttir

Director of Business Development

Jarl came to Polystream from EA and has been with Polystream from the beginning. One of the first employees, he was appointed as Director of Engineering and recently promoted to VP Technology.

Jarl Ostensen

VP of Technology

Simon is a serial entrepreneur, working in the creative industries for over 15 years. As a BAFTA nominated producer, he knows what it takes to find and retain talent to achieve the impossible.

Simon Sparks

Head of Talent

Adele Coetze

Software Engineer

Stuart Radley

Software Engineer

Dayana Salles

Senior Strategy Analyst

Charlie Tizzard

Software Engineer

Craig Sawyer

Senior Software Engineer

João Matos

Senior Software Engineer

Olivier Carrère

Software Engineer

María López-Monís

Office Administrator

James Catterall

Software Engineer

Michael Norgate

Senior Software Engineer

Octavian Mihai Vasilovici

Software Engineer

Jakub Tyrcha

Software Engineer

Joe Kilner

Senior Software Engineer

Fabio Polimeni

Software Engineer

Maria Matthews

Dev Ops Engineer

Aaron Colwill

Technical Lead

Martin Preston

Principal Software Engineer

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