Who we are

‘Kin’ represents the connections between the individual, their colleagues and communities, as well as between the elements of wellness that help us to be healthy and happy.

 

Our company’s passion is to help people live more fulfilled lives by managing their wellness through the use of technology. We are an enthusiastic team, committed to providing both individuals and organizations with simple, powerful and effective Digital Wellness solutions that create long-lasting behavioral change.

 

We aim to generate a feeling of positive energy around everything we do – for ourselves, for the companies we work with and for the users of our products. We believe that the better people feel, physically and mentally, the more they will be able to accomplish, both professionally and personally.

BOARD MEMBERS

Donald Stewart

Donald Stewart

Chairman

Donald has extensive experience with AIM quoted companies and a proven track record in the growth arena…

He also has over 25 years of legal experience in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and related corporate, insolvency and regulatory issues.

Donald is a director of Bagir Group, was previously on the board of Progility Plc, and has been a corporate partner with three different UK law firms. He has written extensively on matters affecting SME financing and regulatory developments in publications such as the Financial Times, Bloomberg Law Reports, Management Today and the International Financial Law Review.

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Anna Gudmundson

Anna Gudmundson

Group CEO

Anna was appointed as Chief Executive in August 2015 …

Prior to joining Kin, she ran her own product consultancy, focused on the mobile, software, online products, and big data sectors where she advised on product and business-related matters such as positioning, price models, loyalty, user experience, technology, process, team, and consumer behavior.

With over 10 years of management experience in the technology sector, specializing in digital services in both start-up and blue chip companies, Anna brings a clear vision for the business, a strong focus, and the right experience to deliver the plan and accelerate the business into profit.

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Richard Goodlad

Richard Goodlad

Chief Operations Officer

Richard joined as COO in April 2016…

He has extensive experience in both CFO and COO roles in high growth businesses. Having started his career at Siemens, Richard was appointed by GE Capital as CFO of Dione Limited, which grew from a turnover of £12.2m to £40m and was successfully sold to Lipman Electronic Engineering for US $120m in 2004.

He then became CFO of Blue Hackle Group where he migrated the business to the US, following the sale of 48% to a US private equity fund in 2010.

Prior to joining Kin, he had been CFO of Serverbase Group Limited and then COO of Miura Systems Limited.

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Dr. Mark Ollila

Dr. Mark Ollila

Non-executive Director

Dr. Ollila has considerable experience in driving innovation and new technologies…

He is currently Chief of Staff and General Manager of the Innovation and New Products group at Verve Mobile, a leader in mobile location-based advertising.

Prior to this, Dr. Ollila was at Nokia where he played an integral role in the development and roll-out of Nokia’s services, with global reach in the hundreds of millions of handsets. He was also a core member of the deal team for Nokia and Microsoft in the strategic agreement in 2011.

Dr. Ollila is a member of Southern California’s start-up incubator EvoNexus’s selection committee and an expert in residence at UC Irvine Applied Innovation. He also serves as an advisor to multiple companies in entertainment, games and new technology; previously serving on the advisory board of the Game Developers Conference (Mobile) and, until 2010, was a board member of the EMEA Chapter of Mobile Ecosystem Forum.

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Heidi Steiger

Heidi Steiger

Non-executive Director

Heidi has significant experience serving on corporate boards of both public and private companies…

Until April 2015, she was Eastern Region President of the Private Client Reserve of US Bank.

Prior to this role, Heidi had been an advisory director at Berkshire Capital Securities, President of Worth Magazine and President of Lowenhaupt Global Advisors, LLC.

Previously Executive Vice President at Neuberger Berman for 18 years, she grew the business to 70% of the firm’s revenues, leading to the initial public offering of the company in 1999 and its subsequent sale to Lehman in 2003.

She also serves, or has served, on the boards of Aviva USA, Nuclear Electric Insurance Ltd., CIFG Holding Ltd and Eaton Vance mutual funds.

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KIN’S evolution

2005

We are founded and we bring ‘device and advice’ to the market

2011

We launched our online  corporate challenge program

2014

We are the first to offer device-neutral tracking and training plans

2016

We become a Digital Wellness solutions provider

2017

We step fully into our global brand identity as Kin