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Samuel Carter
Samuel Carter
QRonos Product Manager

Sam is the QRonos product manager for QR_, selected for the role after a diverse early career as a project analyst and consultant on both sides of the Atlantic. Taking an MEng from Warwick, Sam initially joined QR_ for a four-month summer internship in 2016, before returning full time the following year. Sam ensures QRonos remains laser focused on delivering actionable insights to partners, while also leading field deployments, process implementation and ongoing management.

Nick Solly
Nick Solly
COO & Head of Special Projects

Nick is Quick Release’s COO and also heads up their in-house software development team "Special Projects". Joining QR_ in 2010 after achieving a First in Physics from Oxford, Nick initially worked in Spain with a Tier 1 before returning to the UK for global releasing roles on major CV and supercar programmes, quickly becoming a regional manager and leading the establishment of QR_’s Consultancy division. Nick is passionate about improving the interface between people and technology and has been the driving force behind QR_’s BTRS offering.

Naomi Crosthwaite
Naomi Crosthwaite
Special Projects Manager

Naomi is UI/UX lead for QRonos and manages the Special Projects team. Following a first class masters in mathematics from Bath, Naomi joined QR_ in 2016 and worked on projects for both volume and specialist automotive manufacturers. Transferring to Special Projects in 2018, and promoted to manager in 2019, Naomi’s focus is on ensuring the interface between end user and underlying systems positively contributes to programme goals.

Max Nicholson
Max Nicholson
Software and Solution Developer

Max is a software and solution developer in QR_’s Special Projects team. Joining QR_ in 2017 after completing a Chemistry MSc at Durham, Max started as a project analyst running ETRS and release coordination for Hofer before transferring to Special Projects. This combination of real world, hands-on insight combined with deep technical understanding has been key in ensuring QRonos became a ‘best of breed’ BTRS tool.

David Vaughan
David Vaughan
Software and Solution Developer

Dave is a software and solution developer in QR_’s Special Projects team, joining in 2019 after completing a Computer Science PhD at Southampton. The technical lead for QRonos, Dave translates QR_’s collective releasing experience into lean, rock solid code with astonishing pace. Equally impressive is Dave’s incredibly deep and broad knowledge of music, which we like to think is reflected in the good timing and rhythm QRonos-managed programmes enjoy.