About Us

Building Connections With Smart Technology

Janus is a leading software consultancy specialising in technology integration with particular focus on the IoT/Smart Home and Smart Building industries.’

A trusted software development partner for many well-known global brands, Janus have particular expertise in integration of smart devices for residential and commercial solutions, encompassing IoT devices and services. Experts in iOS / Android App creation, embedded system software, web development and device drivers.

Janus Office - Sawston

Meet The Team

Our team of software developers, project managers and account managers know just what it takes to deliver on time, on-budget everytime. Here’s a short intro to our key players.

Richard Caton

Richard graduated from Queens’ College, Cambridge with a 1st class degree in Engineering. He then gained a Masters in silicon chip design before joining Sagentia, a leading Cambridge consultancy, which pioneered video on demand. This led to a spin-out company, Imerge, set up to bring hard-disk media players to the consumer. After serving a Technical Director for 5 years he then left to set up Janus.

Matthew Faupel - Janus Technology Ltd
Matthew Faupel

Matthew graduated from Queens’ College, Cambridge with a degree in Economics and Computer Science. He went on to work for a variety of companies, including Nokia and Citrix, gaining experience in software development and project management, with a particular emphasis on distributed computing and multi-platform software. He became an independent consultant in 2000 and then, after several years of close collaboration with Richard, joined him to set up Janus.

Katie Reid - Janus Technology Ltd
Katie Reid

Katie graduated from Anglia Ruskin university with a degree in Criminology. She is currently studying for her masters degree in the same field whilst working as a part time office manager at Janus. Katie hopes in the future to study for a PhD in the field of criminology and go on to save the world from all types of crime. Outside of work and university Katie likes to spend time with her sons, travel, go to the gym and binge on crime documentaries.

Greg Schofield - Janus Technology Ltd
Greg Schofield

Greg focuses on driver development for Control4 and Elan control systems. He has a masters degree in Mathematics from the University of Bath, and was previously a software engineer at IPL. Outside of work Greg enjoys going to the gym, yoga, has a black belt in karate, and likes beating his colleagues in the office fantasy football.

James Stamp - Janus Technology Ltd
James Stamp

James has worked at Janus Technology since the very beginning, when the company was based in a small room in Fulbourn (Cambridge). James mostly creates integration drivers for Smart Home control systems. In his spare time James enjoys DIY and restoring motorbikes with the help of his young son.

Dan Caton

Dan recently started working at Janus Technology after gaining a masters degree in Astrophysics from the University of Leeds. He mostly focuses on driver development for the Control4 control system. Outside of work, Dan enjoys rock climbing, and going to the gym to counteract the sheer number of takeaway pizzas ordered on a weekly basis.

Daniel Gant - Janus Technology Ltd
Dan Gant

After working as a Senior test Engineer and Technical Author for hard disk audio pioneers Imerge, Dan spent several years in custom installation before joining the team. He oversees support and test activities, as well managing projects and supporting clients post-release. A part-timer at Janus, you will also find him indulging his passion for bikes as part-owner of a busy Cambridge city centre cycle shop. In his spare(!?) time, he indulges his two young children and hits bits of his house with a hammer, in the name of renovation.

Jon Keatley - Janus Technology Ltd
Jon Keatley

Jon has been a professional programmer for over a decade developing solutions in a multitude of languages and environments. Jon is an advocate of agile Software Development and Test Driven Development. In his spare time Jon likes to broaden his knowledge by working on a broad range of projects with hi-tec subject matter such as artificial intelligence and behavioural models. He is also an avid dog walker.

Adam McNicol

Adam taught Computer Science in schools for 10 years before becoming a developer. He would call himself a Pythonista and is also passionate about iOS development. He experience of working with URC, Control 4 and RTi control systems. Outside of work Adam likes to play board games and watch football.

Josh Dingri

Josh graduated from the University of Nottingham with a 1st class honours degree in Computer Science. He has a good knowledge of a broad range of programming languages, and a strong interest in machine learning and video game development. He worked part-time at Janus, before becoming a full-time developer following graduation. In his spare time Josh enjoys boxing and going to the gym, as well as going to music festivals and concerts.

Tom Rush

Tom has worked in the AV and broadcast industries over the last 15 years developing software for AMX, Crestron and RTI systems. In his spare time, he enjoys going out for days with the family, landscape photography and developing his iOS archery application.

Forrest McMean

Forrest started in the construction industry before moving into the world of community radio and commercial audio/visual installations. He has been involved in large scale and award-winning projects such as the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), Savoy Place, London and the Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford. In his spare time he enjoys climbing, camping and of course playing computer games and working on his ridiculously complex and over-the-top home network.

Ryan Duce

Ryan joined Janus after competing his Computer Science A-level and is now studying towards an apprenticeship in IT Infrastructure engineering. Outside of work he likes photography, building PCs and playing video games.