We are a focused team with decades of mobile and online specific experience, dedicated to making your app more engaging.
Thinking back to the challenges we've had running our own mobile app-based businesses, the OpenBack team has worked to come up with innovative solutions by rebuilding the concept of a push notification SDK from the ground up.
Meet the Team at OpenBack HQ
David Shackleton is a co-founder of OpenBack, the only mobile engagement platform with dynamic push notifications and device-side decisions. In 2006, David also co-founded Ding, the largest international top-up platform which delivers a top-up every second across more than 130 countries. David served as Ding's CEO when the business employed over 220 people around the world, bringing in annual revenues in excess of $500m from Ding.com, mobile apps, and 600,000+ retail stores globally. Prior to Ding, David was a management consultant with the Monitor Group in the US, working in Boston and New York. David is an alumnus of Trinity College Dublin, where he holds a degree in Computer & Electronic Engineering.
Christian Ryder is a co-founder of OpenBack, the world’s leading user-first push notification platform. Christian is a skilled mobile technologist who has repeatedly worked on groundbreaking technologies for leading companies. including Ericsson and Elavon as well as his own initiatives. Christian holds a degree in Commercial Software Development, and his depth of technical experience and leadership has enabled the unlocking of user-centric notifications that appear simple to the app and user.
Nicolas Pabion has a BS in Computer Engineering from Georgia Tech, US. He worked as a software engineer for Altera, and then as a senior software engineer in the Bay Area, developing the core OS for the Palm Pilot which later become webOS, whose core still runs on LG smart TVs around the world.