The next generation of Co-working is K-working

We have middle-aged developers and young innovators and vice versa. Our experience stretches to the very beginning of e-commerce and beyond, and is looking even further into the future. By sharing and nurturing this knowledge we have created a team of specialists that can move faster than any individual or independent team.

You see at AKOOVA there really is a difference far and above most of our competitors. Our engineers not only build the platform they also run it.

Osvaldo is a Technology Executive with over two decades of Internet Industry and on his 4th startup. Previously Co-founder and CTO of Venda, the pioneer SaaS commerce, and of various Online Retailers. Over a decade of e-commerce and applied Lean.
ZACHARY STEVENSCo-founder & chief architect
Zac is an accomplished and innovative Architect and Leader of large, secure, scalable, automated infrastructures and operations, with over 16 years of industry experience. Focused on Operational Excellence, Zac was key in devising and growing the Venda multi-tenant infrastructure, pioneer of SaaS commerce.
CHRIS MAIRSNon-executive Director
Founder and CTO/Chief Scientist at Metaswitch Networks. Mentor/investor in several UK based accelerators including TechStars, SeedCamp, Entrepreneur First and Ignite. Chris has been awarded a CBE for services to engineering.

Advisory Board

DANIEL T. JonesSenior Advisor
Daniel Jones is a management thought leader and advisor on applying lean, process thinking pioneered by Toyota to every type of business across the world.
He is the founding Chairman of the Lean Enterprise Academy in the UK. His work has inspired the very successful implementation of lean by Tesco and many other companies.
ERIC RIESSenior Advisor
Eric Ries is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and author recognized for pioneering the Lean Startup movement, a new-business strategy which directs startup companies to allocate their resources as efficiently as possible.
Peter Guagenti has spent two decades helping some of the world’s most recognized brands innovate and succeed in the digital world. Peter is currently Chief Marketing Officer at Mesosphere Inc. and previously he has been Vice President, Products at Acquia – the leading provider of software, cloud services, and support for enterprises using Drupal.

“Because we grew up with magento we also saw all the teething problems that comes with rapid growth and the global expansion of e-commerce”

We understand the unprecidented demands that increasing transactions are creating, from website to warehouse.

Magento themselves can find it difficult to keep up with developments to their own platform.  With a wide and increasing ecosystem, more moving parts and increased complexity in your Magento site, we are here to fill those knowledge gaps, provide stability and a platform for growth. Our only focus is to keep up with the technology that keeps your store up and running.