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 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.
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 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.
Theodore Gray is 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.
Max is co-founder and a Director of the company.
He started his career as a film-maker, producing and directing documentaries, most notably for the flagship BBC science series Horizon. He then became involved in the BBC’s pioneering interactive media unit and led an early BBC partnership with Apple. He has two BAFTA Awards.
With Theodore and John, Max created The Elements, the groundbreaking app that established Touchpress.
Our board helps shape our strategy. You can read more about its members here.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org