Manchester Science Festival

Zuhlke returns to mentor Hack Manchester

13 October 2017
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Zuhlke is happy to once again support Hack Manchester, a 24-hour coding competition hosted at MOSI, and part of the Manchester Science Festival.

We will be providing mentors to support and encourage the teams working on the challenges. Software engineers and consultants from our London and Manchester offices will be on site throughout the competition. They include:

 Christopher Burdett Smith Whitting

Christopher has been developing software for the past 8 years, specialising in embedded devices, and has experience using a vast array of CPU Architectures and Operating Systems. He is an active member of Zuhlke’s IoT and Embedded delivery team. He plays badminton at club level, where he represents his local team, Todmorden.


Zuhlke Square Tim Cianchi

Tim has had leading roles in the delivery of software solutions and consulting for over 35 years. He has been at Zuhlke for 11 years and now heads the UK Competence Centre.


16_09_zuhlke_alison_mcgreavy-9681 Alison McGreavy

Alison has been working in IT for the past 19 years as a developer, team lead and manager. She founded and co-leads the Manchester Java Community and is a member of Zuhlke’s Manchester team.


mikehogg Mike Hogg

Mike divides his time between Zuhlke’s London and Manchester offices, directing a Solution Delivery Centre which focus on devices, the Internet of Things and helping clients’ harness technology for business innovation. Mike is a career software engineer, who has worked on medical devices, financial trading platforms, cybersecurity gateways, telecom switches and reverse engineering tools to name a few examples. He’s easily bored so please drop by if you think we can help.


 Phil Hudson

Phil has 16 years’ experience as a Java Developer and SQL Server DBA. He first became interested in computing during the 8-bit home computing boom of the 1980’s. Now especially interested in the Reactive Manifesto and cutting edge front-end technologies.


joro-3 Jonathan Rothwell

Jonathan a software engineer whose interests include mobile apps, engineering for accessibility, and the ethical implications of software in society. In his spare time, he enjoys travel, swimming, and photography. He is also a fan of science fiction, and is currently working on a second novel.

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