Meet Our People

Who's who in the YUDU team. The YUDU team bring together dozens of years of experience in app development, marketing, consulting and business development.

Richard Stephenson


Over the past 8 years, Richard has overseen the growth of the company to become a global leader in Digital Publishing, first as chairman and latterly as CEO.

Richard has been running technology led international businesses for the past 25 years and completed his first private equity MBO in 2001, returning a 3x and a 67% IRR to shareholders.

Until deciding to take on the CEO role at YUDU in 2010, Richard was for 6 years an Operating Partner with Duke Street Capital, Chairman of Xafinity Holdings Ltd, President of the Supervisory Board of Navimo S.A. and Chairman of Deloro Stellite Ltd.

Toby Powell

Chief Technology Consultant

Toby has 10 years' experience as a developer and lead manager on key accounts for a top software developer who specialises in the delivery of software consultancy and bespoke software solutions. Toby has worked on the YUDU platform since March 2010 and brings strong technical and strategic skills to the team.

Tom Stone

Technical Director

With over 13 year's experience at YUDU, Tom manages the day to day development team, planning and client discussions at a technical level, as well as infrastructure and security issues across the business.

Charlie Stephenson

Creative Director

Charlie joined the YUDU team in 2010, and now manages the in-house creative services team, having started that in 2013 after successful implementations of highly interactive ebooks for the likes of HarperCollins, Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press. He also is the product manager for the Sentinel product.

Dan Fish

Director of Operations

Dan manages one of our largest teams: Operations. Their daily responsibilities include ensuring clients get their editions published in time for deadlines and ensuring quick and responsive technical support to any queries. Dan has built a finely honed team whose speed and efficiency have become one of our unique selling points.

Miranda Tadros

Senior Account Director, USA

Miranda is in charge of business development in the US and wider Americas. As someone who started her publishing career in production, she has a diverse range of experience of over 7 years in in the industry, working alongside and building relationships with a broad range of titles, from The Saturday Evening Post to US Foods.

James O'Brien

Customer Engagement Director

James manages the YUDU business development team, drawing upon a wealth of experience to help to build and develop long lasting relationships with existing and new clients and suppliers.