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John Fintan Galvin
iO1's Managing Director, Fintan lives in Surrey with his wife and three children and has worked in the IT industry for over 20 years. Passionate about Open Source and industry standards, he's an active participant in numerous technical communities, with particular interest in the Semantic Web.
Fintan's core technological expertise is web system design and he has been instrumental in architecting and delivering some of the largest and most complex platforms currently in use anywhere. Having delivered systems into some of the largest companies in the world he has a gained a huge depth of experience in all aspects of system design, delivery and support.
His core commercial expertise is in understanding how to deliver large technology solutions in a rapid, efficient and reliable manner to reduced cost without compromising quality. This focus is embodied in iO1's operating model, meaning that our clients are able to compete and win against even the largest competitors.
Chief Technology Officer
Jonnie lives in Dublin with his wife and two children. Over the past 20 years he has worked for some of the largest companies in the world, such as T-Mobile, Bank of Ireland and TUI, where he has been responsible for the development of a range of complex systems.
His expertise is in highly secure large-scale interfaces and embedded systems development, having developed an embedded mail system for set-top-boxes back in 1994 and worked on SSL/SET E-Commerce Solution for Secure Internet Payments in 1998. From there he went on to develop the secure transfer application between Allied Irish Bank and Goodbody Stock Brokers for online trading. Other systems he has developed include MMS Gateway's, Cobol to Java Bridge, B2B Fruit Trading platform, online reporting system for a major bank, synchronisation framework for an integrated security alerts system and countless corporate websites. He developed an award winning web application development tool for the Java / XML applications.
Jonnie's key focus within iO1 is the refinement of systems and processes that improve our capability to deliver higher quality solutions to our clients in ever decreasing timescales without compromising on cost, quality or reliability.
Director of Research
Earl is the author of the very popular Views module, as well as the Panels and CTools modules. He has been involved in the Drupal community since 2005 and his contributions very quickly earned him recognition as one of the most high profile contributors to the project.
Along with Views, Panels, Nodequeue and a host of other smaller modules, he is responsible for major improvements to Drupal 6's theming system and install system. He has focused on software designed to improve the user experience for the site developer and designer, attempting to build tools to bring flexibility that was previously limited to serious developers.
Earl is one of the fifteen founding members of the Drupal Association, a Belgian non-profit organisation whose purpose is to help Drupal grow.
In his role as Director of Research at iO1, Earl continues to innovate and develop disruptive software such as a Views and Panels. As well as continuing to develop iO1's suite of Drupal products, Earl works on Drupal solutions for iO1's corporate clients.
John has been with iO1 for five years and is the lead developer on all Drupal work. John is a member of the Drupal.org Security Team and well known within the Drupal community as one of the highest quality Drupal coders in the world. He is obsessive about the quality of code that we deliver and personally reviews all major commits.