At Touchpress we pride ourselves on our ability to rethink what can be done with mobile technology and we approach every project we work on with skill, respect and creativity to produce extraordinary experiences. 

To do this we have built an award-winning team that brings together diverse talents, from television production, software development, publishing, music and interactive design. We work closely with our partners to build a real understanding of their audience, brand, strategy and content and this allows us to craft apps that astonish the world.

To date 15 of our apps have been chosen as Editors’ Choice; Barefoot World Atlas has been named one of the best 10 apps ever made; and, in 2013, Disney Animated was chosen by Apple as the Best iPad App of the Year.


Sam Aspinall

Sam is the CEO at Touchpress. She leads our overall strategy and makes sure that the team has everything they need to keep making apps that astonish the world. 

Sam began her career at Arthur Andersen, before joining Mind Gym as Commercial Director, taking it from a small start-up to a thriving, profitable business.  


Theodore Gray

Theodore Gray is a co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Touchpress. It was his vision for The Elements app that launched the company and he continues to work with us to redefine what is possible with every app we make.

As a co-founder of Wolfram Research, makers of Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha, he has appeared on stage three times with Steve Jobs.  Theodore is also a best-selling author of five books with a million and a half copies sold in twenty-three languages.


John Cromie

John is a co-founder of Touchpress and is our Chief Technology Officer. He heads up the engineering team that creates the software behind all our apps and ensures that each app we make is crafted with the skill, respect and creativity that makes what we do unique.

With a background in software engineering, John has experience developing on OSX, iOS and Windows platforms, including a spell working with the QuickTime team at Apple. 


Louise Rice

Louise is Executive Producer and oversees both the production team and the business development team. She is responsible for bringing extraordinary content to all of our apps and ensuring that each one is beautiful and inspiring. 

She has over 30 years of international publishing experience and spent four years as Publishing & Merchandise Director at the National Gallery in London.

Alex Johnston

Alex Johnston is Chief Marketing Officer at Touchpress and heads up our marketing team. He works across the business, leading the commercial strategy of the company to ensure that Touchpress continues to be at one with the digital market place. 

Previously, he was an Executive Vice President at Omnicom, a leading international holding company for marketing service agencies whose global clients include Apple and PepsiCo. Alex is currently a Director at Freud Communications, which he co-founded and worked as Creative Director for many years. 

Our board helps shape our strategy. You can read more about its members here


 We’re always keen to meet interesting, talented people. If you think you can add to our team, please email your CV and a covering letter to:

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In any business, it’s vital to nurture new talent, so every year we offer internships to a limited number of applicants. To apply, please tell us about about yourself and send some examples of your work to: