Ric Roberts

Ric Roberts is CTO and founder of Swirrl and leads technical architecture and software development in the company. He is an expert in Ruby on Rails, Javascript, agile software development methods and Linked Data.

Ric has led the design and development of numerous web applications: Swirrl's main product PublishMyData, but also a number of data visualisation, wiki, and blogging applications.

He is a director of Open Data Manchester, an active community of public and private sector developers and open data experts. Ric has a degree in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Warwick.