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Mark Kirpalani

chairman

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Having worked extensively across the document management industry, Mark brings a wealth of experience to his role as Chairman for Embrace Digital.

Before founding Embrace Digital in 2017, Mark served as Managing Director for Capital Capture for 15 years taking the business from a traditional bureau scanning provider to a highly skilled provider of document capture services and solutions ranging from small departmental implementations to large, multi-country deployments. Prior to Capital Capture, Mark worked for Xerox (UK) Ltd for ten years and was promoted to Regional Sales Manager for Central London in this time.

Having enjoyed a few years rest following the acquisition of Capital Capture by PHS in 2013, Mark is now looking forward to continuing his work in this field, building on his previous knowledge and experience and driving the company forward to harness the latest and greatest in robotics technologies.


Chris started his career in the industry in 2002 as a Technical Consultant, working on large scale document management, scanning, data capture and workflow implementations. Chris has worked with many different industry leading technology stacks, implementing for some of the UK’s largest blue-chip organisations across most verticals.

Following his move into Business Development in 2005, Chris continued to expand his capability, leveraging his technical ability to assist customers in analysing their requirements and subsequently providing software and hardware to meet their needs, always ensuring that process efficiency was at the core.

In 2016, Chris moved into a Sales Director role, managing new business and account management sales teams. Chris was also responsible for a complete overhaul of the sales process and strategy and board level reporting.

In pursuit of his passion for blending technology with process efficiency, Chris is delighted to be heading up the Embrace Digital team. Chris enjoys being up to date with the latest technologies and methodologies and his role as Managing Director enables him to ensure the company is making the best strategic decisions and allegiances to bring customers the best solutions possible.

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Chris Thomas

Managing Director

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Katherine Thomas

Operations Director

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Katherine started her career in the document management, scanning and data capture industry in 2003 as a Project Manager. PRINCE2 and Agile Practitioner certified, Katherine has undertaken the management of largescale implementations for blue chip customers in a large range of sectors including Finance, Legal, Aerospace, Insurance, Retail, Local Government, NHS and private healthcare sectors.

Katherine is passionate about delivering high quality customer service and believes in ensuring that a project delivery is a two-way collaboration between the provider and customer with up to date reporting and communication being available at all times.

Throughout her time in the industry, Katherine has worked in project delivery, operational management and bid support and enjoys bringing her previous knowledge and experience to her role as Operations Director for Embrace Digital.

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Andy started working in the document processing industry in 2005. Since then hundreds of millions of items have been efficiently digitised and processed via implementations that Andy has played a key role in. He has worked in a wide range of sectors including BPO, Healthcare, Legal, Banking, Insurance, governmental and local authorities.

Starting out as a Technical Consultant and Developer, Andy progressed to Technical Support Manager at Digital Vision, responsible for ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction and meeting SLAs. Since 2008, Andy has been in the role of Senior Technical Consultant at Basware, Capital Capture, PHS Data solutions and Restore Scan.

As Technical Director at Embrace Digital, Andy currently specialises in the latest and greatest software available in the digital transformation world. Andy has detailed knowledge, certifications and, most importantly, real-world experience of successful implementations using Kofax, Kodak, OPEX, ABBYY, OpenText, Sharepoint, iManage, Eclipse Proclaim, VisualFiles and Robotic Process Automation technologies.

He is responsible for all technical aspects of project delivery from initial requirements gathering and solution design consultancy, to overseeing and being involved in delivery of the agreed solution. Andy prides himself on a high level of service, customer satisfaction and friendly communication. He is not satisfied until a project has been signed off as a success.

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Andy Johnson

Technical Director

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Andy Brown

Digital Transformation Manager

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Andy has been a sales and marketing professional commencing his career more than 25 years ago in the electronic security industry before making the jump into IT in 1997 with Computer Associates, having responsibility for a number of their large national account clients.

More recent positions have seen him hold senior roles managing direct and channel sales teams for Concur Technologies, GB Group, Advanced Group and Daisy Group where he was Head of Sales for their Wisdom Records Management Product. Andy has extensive private and public sector experience and has specialised in managed services, software, cloud delivery, platform and infrastructure service deliverables.

Andy is an impassioned believer in true customer service and exceeding client expectations.

As Digital Transformation Manager at Embrace Digital, Andy’s role is assisting our existing and prospective clients on their digital transformation journey and supporting them as they strive to realise the efficiency and process improvement gains they require via a range of data capture, workflow and robotics services delivered by our in-house and partner supported engagements.

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Swati started her career in Information Technology in 2010. With a wide range of software development expertise and her ISTQB certification, she is passionate about using innovation in technology solutions.

With a fully qualified Electronics and Communication engineering background; Swati has an in-depth knowledge of the systems & underlying technologies she deploys, allowing her to look for optimum solutions to business process efficiency challenges.

In joining the Embrace Digital team, Swati is looking forward to delivering a high standard of customer experience through the provision of process efficiency.

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Swati Mathur

Technical Consultant

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Inga Keserauskaite

Head of Finance & Customer Service

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Inga has worked within the Data Capture Industry since 2008, successfully managing finance and customer service functions for a range of organisations in the sector.

Having worked briefly as an imaging specialist before entering the Accounting profession, Inga qualified and began her finance career as a credit controller. Quickly achieving success in her roles, Inga progressed into finance and customer service management.

A supportive and diligent member of the team, Inga is instrumental in coordinating our internal financial and customer service processes.

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Yvette joined the Embrace Digital team in 2019, after completing her Computer Studies degree at Liverpool John Moores University. During her degree, Yvette studied programming and technical modules, as well as Project Management.

Since joining Embrace Digital, Yvette has continued to develop her skills and has successfully expanded her role within the company. Yvette brings with her an enthusiastic approach and is passionate about providing high quality communications and customer service. 

As part of the Embrace Digital team, Yvette is looking forward to delivering client projects within a timely manner, whilst ensuring customer satisfaction. 

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Yvette Roberts

Project Manager

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James Stamp

Senior Technical Consultant

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Bringing a wealth of cross industry experience to his role, James has developed and supported applications for clients within a wide variety of sectors and has a keen interest in the adoption of new technologies.

James originally entered the data capture industry in 2000 before moving into data analytics and then application development.  James has worked in, and developed applications for, several industry sectors including Education, Banking & Finance, Social Services, Local Government, Construction, NHS, Pharmaceuticals, and the Energy Sector.

A passion for coding and a keen interest in using and experimenting with newer technologies, such as Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, enables James to support the team in delivering the latest and best technology to our clients.

Since joining Embrace, James has helped to develop new data capture applications, and supported existing applications within our customer projects.

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Karen is a specialist in B2B technology marketing, having worked with a range of brands from fast-growing start-ups to global software providers. As Head of Marketing, Karen works closely with the management and sales team to create and deliver marketing programs that drive growth.

Karen started her career working for two of the North West’s leading design agencies, supporting IT Services & Software clients, before entering the process automation sector in 2005 with Digital Vision and then Basware. Karen’s expertise within the automation sector, combined with her strong product and industry knowledge, enable her to successfully communicate technical and complex propositions to a wide audience. 

At Embrace Digital, Karen is looking forward to showcasing the team’s expertise and extensive knowledge and working closely with clients to understand how automation is helping them outpace the competition.

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Karen Gilbert

Head of Marketing

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