CLARK WESTERMAN
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Clark Westerman is the CEO and a proud co-founder of Whipper.  Clark has an entrepreneurial knack for seizing on fantastic opportunities and a passion for developing lively, creative businesses. Since the beginning, Clark has instilled that same lively creativeness as a core component of the culture at Whipper.

Before launching Whipper, Clark has worked with Riot Games, helping guide and shape what is now the world’s most successful gaming and esport company, boasting over 100 million active monthly users. Tencent acquired outright ownership of Riot Games in December of 2015 for $1.5 billion. Previously, Clark was also an IP growth leader at Pandemic/Bioware which has been acquired by Electronic Arts for $865 million.

Clark can easily be described as a technophile who loves all things music, movies and gaming! It’s exactly these traits that has Clark so excited for the prospects of Whipper which will see millions of engaged users gaming and chatting with their friends, everyday.

 

ROMANS BERMANS
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Romans has over 12 years’ experience as a CTO and lead architect, developing apps and web-platforms for the world’s most famous brand at global marketing agencies including DigitasDare DigitalSaatchi & Saatchi and Wieden+Kennedy. Most recently, Romans built and launched Echo, a revolutionary prescription management platform in the UK. And today, he’s bringing his extraordinary experience and abilities to Whipper.

Romans has a Masters in Computer Science from the Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology in Warsaw. When Romans is not spending time with his family, he can be found doing one of two things. Skateboarding, or drinking coffee. We’ve yet to see him pull off doing both at the same time, but we’ll certainly add it to YouTube when he does!

 

PAUL MICHAELIDES
ACTING FINANCIAL DIRECTOR

Paul is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor. He is currently the managing partner of Michaelides Warner, a firm of Accountants, Tax and Business Advisors in West London. The firm has 15 staff and provides comprehensive compliance and advisory services to a range of small and medium-sized businesses.

Paul studied economics at Durham University in the UK, before joining Deloitte in London as a Trainee Accountant and Tax advisor. There, he qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2002 and a Chartered tax Advisor in 2004. He left Deloitte in 2006 to join MacIntyre Hudson, a mid-sized UK accounting firm. There he established and grew a corporate tax department within the London office.

In 2009, Paul joined Michaelides Warner, a firm established in 1976 by his father. Taking over in full in 2012, Paul has since increased turnover of the firm by 80% and brought on a range of new clients. Paul is interested in politics, sport and travel.

DAVE MCKINLEY
CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER

Dave has an enormous wealth of experience in product development which he has brought to Whipper, helping us develop a truly unique and awesome product. Over the last 15 years, Dave has led integrated efforts across mobile, telecom, security and automation industries for highly successful companies such as MotorolaSavant Systems and  Oomph. Most recently, Dave was Director of Platform Engineering at Dtex Systems, a fast-growing startup where he directed a diverse international team focused on cyber-security solutions. Dave is a natural leader, who excels at motivating individuals and teams to deliver above and beyond expectations. We’re delighted to have Dave as part of the team!

Dave sports a degree in music theory and holds multiple patents for his inventions in the automation market. When not taking every possible opportunity to perform, Dave enjoys engaging with eager audiences at conferences, universities and various meetups where he is often heralded as a truly inspiring speaker.

 

BRYAN MC NAMARA
SENIOR SOCIAL & PUBLISHING SPECIALIST

Bryan joins the Whipper team, bringing with him a wealth of experience in online publishing, platform development and social media.

Having spent over 2.5 years at Riot Games as the Esport Publishing Lead for The UK and Ireland, as well as being a serial entrepreneur with several successful startups under his belt such as Geek Ireland and RAID, Bryan has his finger on the pulse of the Millennial / Gen X audience.

One of Bryan’s core passions is Esport. He has created and led a multitude of live and online events to success since 2012, helping bring unprecedented growth in The UK/IE region as well as encouraging investment from endemic and non endemic Esport sponsors that has allowed organisations and players to truly grow in their careers.

TERRY MARTIN
STRATEGIC GROWTH LEADER

Terry leads our strategic growth efforts here at Whipper, with a particular focus on our rapid developments in pro sports / esports and entertainment. With a combined 23 years worth of experience in professional European volleyball as well as the Canadian National team, Terry’s skills and experience are an enormous asset to Whipper in developing our strategic offerings and partnerships. Since his pro sports career, Terry has built up a prominent advisory company, that services over 1000 athletes and professional clubs on wealth managements and post-career options across Europe, America and Asia.

Coming from the world of sports and entertainment, Terry brings special firepower to Whipper’s bench. And naturally, Terry is hyped about Whipper’s potential to build terrific excitement and powerful bonds between celebrities and fans alike.

 

STACEY SMITH
BUSINESS OPERATIONS ANALYST

In my 10 years experience as an executive assistant, I am always proud to be a part of my CEO’s/executives teams journey. I get great satisfaction watching a driven individual realizing their dreams and passions and making them a reality and it’s great supporting them along the way.

My first executive assistant role was for my husband, the CEO of Zachary’s swimming pool and property management.He had an idea and by working together with my endless support and set of skills I brought to the table I can comfortably say I enjoyed my job and assisting is a passion.Working within a personal and working relationship was a test for my multitasking capabilities while managing our 2 sons, our home and being the backbone to help my CEO/husband to build his business was a major achievement for both him and I.
I love music and at least once a month I’m out dancing and shaking off some steam. Being the only girl on the team is nothing new to me. From sports as a kid or being part of the small portion of female relatives in my family. I’m used to the energy and what that brings.

CLARK WESTERMAN
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Clark Westerman is the CEO and a proud co-founder of Whipper.  Clark has an entrepreneurial knack for seizing on fantastic opportunities and a passion for developing lively, creative businesses. Since the beginning, Clark has instilled that same lively creativeness as a core component of the culture at Whipper.

Before launching Whipper, Clark has worked with Riot Games, helping guide and shape what is now the world’s most successful gaming and esport company, boasting over 100 million active monthly users. Tencent acquired outright ownership of Riot Games in December of 2015 for $1.5 billion. Previously, Clark was also an IP growth leader at Pandemic/Bioware which has been acquired by Electronic Arts for $865 million.

Clark can easily be described as a technophile who loves all things music, movies and gaming! It’s exactly these traits that has Clark so excited for the prospects of Whipper which will see millions of engaged users gaming and chatting with their friends, everyday.

DAVE MCKINLEY
CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER

Dave has an enormous wealth of experience in product development which he has brought to Whipper, helping us develop a truly unique and awesome product. Over the last 15 years, Dave has led integrated efforts across mobile, telecom, security and automation industries for highly successful companies such as MotorolaSavant Systems and  Oomph. Most recently, Dave was Director of Platform Engineering at Dtex Systems, a fast-growing startup where he directed a diverse international team focused on cyber-security solutions. Dave is a natural leader, who excels at motivating individuals and teams to deliver above and beyond expectations. We’re delighted to have Dave as part of the team!

Dave sports a degree in music theory and holds multiple patents for his inventions in the automation market. When not taking every possible opportunity to perform, Dave enjoys engaging with eager audiences at conferences, universities and various meetups where he is often heralded as a truly inspiring speaker.

TERRY MARTIN
STRATEGIC GROWTH LEADER

Terry leads our strategic growth efforts here at Whipper, with a particular focus on our rapid developments in pro sports / esports and entertainment. With a combined 23 years worth of experience in professional European volleyball as well as the Canadian National team, Terry’s skills and experience are an enormous asset to Whipper in developing our strategic offerings and partnerships. Since his pro sports career, Terry has built up a prominent advisory company, that services over 1000 athletes and professional clubs on wealth managements and post-career options across Europe, America and Asia.

Coming from the world of sports and entertainment, Terry brings special firepower to Whipper’s bench. And naturally, Terry is hyped about Whipper’s potential to build terrific excitement and powerful bonds between celebrities and fans alike.

 

ROMANS BERMANS
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Romans has over 12 years’ experience as a CTO and lead architect, developing apps and web-platforms for the world’s most famous brand at global marketing agencies including DigitasDare DigitalSaatchi & Saatchi and Wieden+Kennedy. Most recently, Romans built and launched Echo, a revolutionary prescription management platform in the UK. And today, he’s bringing his extraordinary experience and abilities to Whipper.

Romans has a Masters in Computer Science from the Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology in Warsaw. When Romans is not spending time with his family, he can be found doing one of two things. Skateboarding, or drinking coffee. We’ve yet to see him pull off doing both at the same time, but we’ll certainly add it to YouTube when he does!

 

BRYAN MC NAMARA
SENIOR SOCIAL & PUBLISHING SPECIALIST

Bryan joins the Whipper team, bringing with him a wealth of experience in online publishing, platform development and social media.

Having spent over 2.5 years at Riot Games as the Esport Publishing Lead for The UK and Ireland, as well as being a serial entrepreneur with several successful startups under his belt such as Geek Ireland and RAID, Bryan has his finger on the pulse of the Millennial / Gen X audience.

One of Bryan’s core passions is Esport. He has created and led a multitude of live and online events to success since 2012, helping bring unprecedented growth in The UK/IE region as well as encouraging investment from endemic and non endemic Esport sponsors that has allowed organisations and players to truly grow in their careers.

 

STACEY SMITH
BUSINESS OPERATIONS ANALYST

In my 10 years experience as an executive assistant, I am always proud to be a part of my CEO’s/executives teams journey. I get great satisfaction watching a driven individual realizing their dreams and passions and making them a reality and it’s great supporting them along the way.

My first executive assistant role was for my husband, the CEO of Zachary’s swimming pool and property management.He had an idea and by working together with my endless support and set of skills I brought to the table I can comfortably say I enjoyed my job and assisting is a passion.Working within a personal and working relationship was a test for my multitasking capabilities while managing our 2 sons, our home and being the backbone to help my CEO/husband to build his business was a major achievement for both him and I.
I love music and at least once a month I’m out dancing and shaking off some steam. Being the only girl on the team is nothing new to me. From sports as a kid or being part of the small portion of female relatives in my family. I’m used to the energy and what that brings.

 

 

PAUL MICHAELIDES
ACTING FINANCIAL DIRECTOR

Paul is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor. He is currently the managing partner of Michaelides Warner, a firm of Accountants, Tax and Business Advisors in West London. The firm has 15 staff and provides comprehensive compliance and advisory services to a range of small and medium-sized businesses.

Paul studied economics at Durham University in the UK, before joining Deloitte in London as a Trainee Accountant and Tax advisor. There, he qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2002 and a Chartered tax Advisor in 2004. He left Deloitte in 2006 to join MacIntyre Hudson, a mid-sized UK accounting firm. There he established and grew a corporate tax department within the London office.

In 2009, Paul joined Michaelides Warner, a firm established in 1976 by his father. Taking over in full in 2012, Paul has since increased turnover of the firm by 80% and brought on a range of new clients. Paul is interested in politics, sport and travel.

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