Why XCD?

About us

XCD set out to build a cloud-based HR system that would transform the way businesses did HR. We started with a vision of using cloud computing technology to transform the way human resources is delivered to drive business success.

We wanted a fully automated HR system which allowed easy reporting, accurate and secure data, was simple to use and supported flexible working - everything a forward-thinking organisation would need.

Here's the story of how we made it happen.

XCD was born

A vision to build a global HR solution on the Salesforce platform was born

SET Squared

XCD became a member of the Bristol University SET Squared Technology Business Incubator

ISV Partner

Became an accredited Salesforce ISV Partner

XCD Launch

Launch of the XCD HR solution at the Salesforce London World Tour

First XCD clients

SAB Miller, Investec and Nonprofit Leadership Alliance join us as our first clients

Established global HR Solution

XCD can now boast users across 35 countries

Established in India

Our first office opened in India to extend global capability

G-Cloud Supplier

XCD becomes an accredited UK Government G-Cloud Supplier

Further Enhancements

Winter release with enhancements to global leave rules, talent management, recruitment, salary modelling and payroll management solution in beta test

Investment into XCD

Vin Murria appointed as XCD Chair following investment

HMRC Compliant

UK HMRC Compliant with our new payroll solution

XCD Payroll Bureau

XCD launches it’s payroll bureau to support a number of customers


Our Executive Team are just some of the cogs in the XCD machine, but their key focus is how to improve the product and service we offer to continue delivering outstanding results in partnership with our clients.

Vin Murria
Vin Murria

Vin Murria is a technology entrepreneur whose career has included a combination of venture capital, private equity and CEO/operational experience, centred around twenty years of M&A activity in the software sector.

Christopher Mitford-Slade
Christopher Mitford-Slade
Founder / Chief People Officer

Christopher Mitford-Slade is an experienced Global HR Director and Chartered Fellow of CIPD. He has worked with high growth SaaS technology companies since 2003.

Robert Suttie
Robert Suttie
Chief Product Officer

Robert Suttie is an experienced C-Level executive and management consultant; his career roles include 10 years at McKinsey, CIO at AXA Life and CMO at Interactive Investor. He was co-founder and COO of Informavores, which was acquired by Salesforce in 2010.

Amjad Khan
Amjad Khan

Amjad Khan is an experienced Salesforce Technical Architect and former Oracle HR developer with a track record of developing industry leading products on the Salesforce platform.

Rachel Matthews
Rachel Matthews
Head of Marketing

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