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The Curve was founded by the elite group of engineers and leaders who previously designed, built and ran the UK’s most successful Global Telematics Platform, from the ground up. The company they built is a global success and currently employs more than 100 people in Sheffield.

After finding success, and united by their passion for technical excellence and fostering the very highest process standards, the team started The Curve to help others design and deliver their ambitions.

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Our Senior Leadership Team

Meet the Team
CEO & Founder

Our CEO Paul Ridgway has over 10 years of experience at CEO & CTO level. Managing teams of up to 80+ developers and technical professionals.

Paul operates successfully at all levels of business working with developers, product teams, leaders and executives, often acting as a bridge between technical and non-technical teams.

CTO & Founder

With over 10 years of experience in development and technical consulting James has an established and proven delivery strategy to keep projects on track.

His approach is quality focused, with an emphasis on consistency, best practice and technical excellence. James has transformed poor-performing, high-attrition teams to delivering regularly and consistently.

Director of Client Services

Melise is a professional leader experienced in global sales, customer service and operations for over 30 years, delivering customer-facing solutions and services.

After a 4-year tour of duty as a Cryptographic Operations Technician in the United States Navy, Melise spent 18 years on the Network Operations leadership team at Bolt Beranek & Newman.

Director of Business Development

As our Business Development Director, Andrew has a vast amount of experience in managing customer accounts and providing customer support.

Andrew’s experience includes building, managing and retaining relationships with some of the biggest organisations within the software industry, whilst also exploring new relationships with customers across Europe.

Our Journey So Far

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The Curve is Founded

The Curve was founded in 2019 by Paul and James Ridgway. Two brothers with a vast amount of experience in managing and building successful software companies within the UK.

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Strategic Office Take Up

As The Curve continued to grow both in team and project size, this presented a good opportunity to move into our own space. This saw The Curve take up a space in OXO House which has been our home ever since. 

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Expanding The Team

As opportunities continued to grow so did our team! In 2021 our team grew as we hired roles such as project managers, sales directors, QA testers and Business Analysts.

Smashing Growth Targets

The Curve has continued it's growth over recent years and has been a part of some amazing projects. From working with the NHS and the team at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust to helping support charitable organisations such as Shelter.

Celebrating Four Years

We recently celebrated our 4th company birthday and another great year! This also acted as a launch event for one of our charity fundraisers with our charity partners Cavendish Cancer Care.

Our Commitment To Talent

Empowering & Educating Employees

We deliver projects for a wide-range of industries – ranging from SME’s to large public sector organisations. These projects span a variety of modern technologies, providing opportunities to learn and adapt to unique challenges.

If you would thrive in a team that strives for excellence whilst experiencing new and exciting challenges then get in touch and reach out to us on our career page.


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