Meet the team

David Stephens

Chief Executive Officer 

  • Experience leading Business Transformation & Growth
  • Global experience including hibu, McKinsey, Wolters Kluwer and hibu/Yell

 

Jonathan Dalzell

Chief Science Officer

  • 20 years working with Premier League football teams and elite athletes
  • Developed early stage wearable technology
  • Developed survival medicine whilst embedded with the Royal Navy

Derwynne Honan

UK Sales and Business Development Director

  • 20 years of 3D golf tuition and 40 years of golf instruction
  • Former national director of Motion Golf and previous Tournament Director for Volvo Global Tour
  • Former brand ambassador for TaylorMade and Adidas Golf

Cody Vaughn

US Sales and Business Development Director

  • 20 years of PGA certified golf instruction and 3D golf tuition
  • Former national sales manager at Blast Motion (golf channel) and Miura Golf
  • Co-owner and creator of GV Golf Performance

Dr. Peter Robins

Lead Mathematician

  • 20 years of classified defence research at UK Government facilities
  • Developed statistical inference algorithms for CBRN, conventional and improvised weapons
  • Developed weapon effect and human injury models

Dr. David Jessop

Lead Biomechanist

  • 13 years as university lecturer and course leader, taught Biomechanics at Loughborough University
  • Provided biomechanics support to elite athletes including gold medal Olympians, England Cricket and GB Speed Skating teams
  • Consultant for a variety of private and public sector research projects

Dr. Timothy Blackmore

Lead Researcher

  • 10 years working as a biomechanist and researcher at universities worldwide
  • Experience leading research projects in elite team sports and for global sports brands
  • Strong publication background in sector leading academic journals

The Guided Knowledge Advisory Board

Mervyn Davies

Lord Davies of Abersoch, Chairperson

“As an avid sports enthusiast, I invested in Guided Knowledge because I see its potential to revolutionise not only the golf industry but all sport and beyond to sectors like health, wellness, performing arts and infinite other possibilities. Its technology is a world’s first.”

  • U.K. Minister for Trade & Industry 
  • Chairmen of Corsair Capital 
  • Chairman of Lawn Tennis Association
  • Non Executive Director of World Rugby

Thomas Davies

Member

  • Executive Director at Morgan Stanley
  • Competitive amateur golfer and a member of leading UK golf clubs

Leslie Greis

Member

“Dragonfly Golf powered by Guided knowledge is literally a game changer. I am passionate about empowering golfers to advance their skills and improve their game.  Dragonfly Golf’s technology gives golfers the tools to do that and I am excited to see it go mainstream in the future.”

  • Former Chair of The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LGPA)
  • Former Board member of The Professional Golf Association of America (PGA) 
  • Founder and CIO of Perennial Capital 

Colin Potter

Member

  • Former partner at Clifford Chance
  • Founder of Global Legal Search
  • Key golfer and member of prestigious clubs

Ben Burdsall

Member

  • CTO at Sportradar
  • Former CTO at World Pay
  • Passion for technology innovation

The Guided Knowledge Board

Nick Dent

Chairperson

“Our award-winning, patented technology leads the next generation of wearables. The ability to capture and inform skill performance provides limitless growth potential.”

 

  • Capital markets expertise 
  • Managing Director at Nomura Bank

Michael Briggs

Non Executive Director

  • Start up investor
  • Private equity expertise including Anchorage Capital
  • Deep Board experience

Kevin Roche

Non Executive Director

  • Investment banking expertise

  • Managing Director at CPE Capital 
     

David Stephens

CEO

“We are the leader in wearable technology that measures human performance accurately and in real time. We have unlocked the power of 3D motion capture to help people realise their full human potential.”

  • Experience leading Business Transformation & Growth

  • Global experience including hibu, McKinsey, Wolters Kluwer and hibu/Yell