Executive Leadership


Andy Richardson
Chief Executive Officer

With over 25 years in the IT industry, 20 of which have been building the Influential group of companies, led by Influential Software, an SAP Business Objects Gold PCOE and IBM Cognos Business Analytics partner, providing certified BI consultancy and Software/App development across all sectors and then widespread consultancy to the Publishing/Media sector. Influential People, another part of the group, provides analytics perm/contract staffing primarily focussed on SAP, IBM and Microsoft skills.

Experience providing services to key clients including Centrica, ISG, Jones Lang LaSalle, Alfred Dunhill, Barclays, Lloyds, John Lewis, Amazon, Prudential, Taylor & Francis (Informa), Interserve, Capita, Addison Lee, Bloomsbury, Hachette, Kwik Fit, Harper Collins, Thyssen Krupp, Cigna, Costcutter, One Savings Bank, Topps Tiles, Selftrade, BLME, NHS trusts, local councils and many more.

Over the past 3 years, he has concluded acquisitions from Redstone PLC (SAP Business Objects), Intelligent Solutions Midlands Ltd (IBM Cognos) and provided seed capital for several London-based fashion startups.