Global Inkjet Systems

Executive Team

Global Inkjet Systems Executive Team

Steve Williamson

General Manager / CEO

With a BEng Electronic Engineering Honours Degree, Steve has over 25 years of related, highly technical experience in RF design and manufacturing, team leadership and project management; this includes strategic, senior roles at companies in the Cambridge area such as CRFS, Cambridge Consultants, Anritsu and Plextek.

His manufacturing knowledge is diverse, ranging between one offs for specialist military / government applications to high volume production for general commercial applications. His passion for electronic design has informed design involvement throughout his career.

As General Manager / CEO, Steve has a vision to help accelerate product development for next generation industrial printing systems, leading to further growth and customer success.

Steve Williamson

Dr Steve Jeffels

Chief Financial Officer

A Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor, Steve has an MA in Engineering from Cambridge University and an MBA.  Prior to joining GIS, Steve worked for two of the ‘Big 4’, including training in audit with Arthur Andersen, and has had many years of experience across a wide range of company sizes ranging from the world’s largest multinationals to private and private equity owned SMEs, as well as an extensive background in tax and accounting software and ERP systems. Steve’s career encompasses both traditional accounting and finance roles along with significant tax, corporate finance, and commercial leadership positions.

Laura Able

Chief Experience Officer

Laura Able is Chief Experience Officer at Global Inkjet Systems (GIS), having joined the company in 2017 in the position of Head of Customer Experience.

This followed 11 years as Global Customer Experience Manager at Domino Printing Sciences. At Domino, Laura was responsible for the customer experience strategy, driving a customer-first approach to business processes across their global sales and manufacturing sites.

Her passion for operational excellence is nearly as strong as the passion for exceeding customer expectation, and her ongoing ambition is for every customer interaction with GIS to be a positive one.

Simon Edwards

Product Champion

Simon Edwards is Commercial Director for Global Inkjet Systems (GIS).

Simon joined GIS in 2018 with a remit as Business Manager and Product Manager of Software. He has worked in digital printing for over 25 years, the optics industry for over 30 years and has a degree in Astrophysics and Applied Mathematics. Simon has held positions of Technical Director and Vice President at SOLA Optics, MD of Research Laboratories of Australia, and Vice President at Tonejet and The Technology Partnership.

Nick Geddes

Senior Chief Technical Officer

Nick is the co-founder of GIS. A Computer Science graduate from St John’s College Cambridge, Nick founded GIS in late 2006 after a successful investment banking career at UBS.

Being Senior CTO across the whole Nano Dimension group, Nick drives innovation and leads the ever-growing R&D teams. Nick wrote the GIS variable data RIP, the original curved surface compensation tool and is now working on the latest generation of inkjet image quality enhancement software.

GIS Executive Nick Geddes

Our expertise extends beyond hardware and software

Our team has a wealth of knowledge in a wide variety of disciplines

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