Meet the Team

Dr Ian Denley

Joint CEO

Ian is joint CEO responsible for corporate affairs, research and development and the overall running of the company. He has over 25 years’ experience in the software industry, with the last 15 specialising in healthcare.

Ian has led a number of public and private companies in the health and social care sectors as CEO or chairman, most recently co-founding Shearwater Healthcare Investments and Shearwater Systems with Markus Bolton. He is also chairman of Graphnet Health.

This is now Ian’s second stint as chief executive of System C – he left the company the first time following its sale to McKesson in 2011. During his previous tenure, Ian oversaw the development of the Medway product suite, a number of strategic acquisitions including that of Liquidlogic, the company’s flotation on AIM and its sale to McKesson.

Markus Bolton

Joint CEO

Markus is joint CEO responsible for sales, strategy and deployment services. Markus has over thirty years’ experience as a director of IT companies and he co-founded System C in 1983.

This is Markus’s second stint as a director of System C. Previously he helped design the Sycero 4th Generation Programming Language, he took the company into the health sector, he set up and managed the company’s services and consulting group and was responsible for all PAS and EPR sales.

Markus is co-founder of company accelerator Shearwater Healthcare Investments, he is also a director of Graphnet Health and mobile computing specialist Shearwater Systems.

Dr. Jon Shaw

Director of Clinical Strategy & Managing Director of Careflow

Jon combines 12 years’ in the NHS as a hospital doctor and surgeon, with a background of entrepreneurship and software development. After graduating with degrees in Medicine and Molecular Biology, Jon worked in Birmingham, Western Australia and North West Pakistan before completing his surgical training in Bristol.

He went on to work as an Emergency Physician for 5 years while building the company and is passionate about the role of technology in improving the efficiency and quality of care in the NHS.

As an entrepreneur, Jon has received awards and recognition from the likes of Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, UKTI and is listed in the HSJ’s 50 Top Innovators in Healthcare.

 Dr. Jonathan Bloor

Director of Clinical Information

Jonathan is a practising doctor and founding partner and medical director of Careflow. He is the company’s Caldicott Guardian and clinical safety officer.

He has previously published and lectured internationally on the fundamental communication problems that jeopardise patient safety and healthcare efficiency.

He believes that the biggest improvements in patient care will be delivered through the adoption of mobile communication technology by patients and clinicians.

He was acknowledged as one of the NHS’s top 50 innovators by the Health Service Journal in 2013.