The Team

Kudo Surf Founder/CEO


James O'Donnell – Founder / CEO

Board Specs: 5'11 Thruster


A passionate surfer, James wanted a job that allowed him to surf the world. One way he could do it was to create a company that caters to surf events. James believes in importance of the right gear at events, that most of the time he personally carries it to the event. #LivingTheDream


Kudo Surf Sales Director


Marja Abad – Global Sales Director

Board Specs: JS Industries Monsta Box 5'8"


Marja aims to live a simple but meaningful life. Living and working on the island with her great friends, surfing around the world and volunteering for the local community, she has found her sweet spot in the universe and wakes up each day excited to face a new challenge.



Pam Garcia – Marketing Strategy Manager

Board Specs: 9’0 Walden Longboard


With her love for travel and a penchant for all things related to the beach, it was almost fate that Pam joined the Kudo Surf Team. Having worked with big brands in the past, she left the corporate world to live her dream on the island.


Kudo Surf Creative Manager/Designer


Mia Del Mundo – Creative Manager

Board Specs: Longboard


Mia’s life is a cruise of amazing experiences. Coming to work in an island, she chose to live this path of adventure when she started Surfing. For Mia, it is a sacred passage of self-discovery - for she is simply exploring her designs from Mother Nature's endless inspiration.




John Corder – Development Manager

Board Specs: Longboard


John has long been in the online biz as he used to run an ecommerce site. He is definitely a foodie and is most passionate about food but he keeps himself fit with his favorite sport, Australian Football. He enjoys the simple things in life like good ole music, keeping things organized and learning new things.



Ivana Tyler – Lead Graphic Designer

Board Specs: 29" x 8" Cruiser 


Also known as Bananatiger, Ivana’s design style varies from clean minimalist to trippy hallucinogenic themes inspired by cartoons. She likes plants and animals, bike rides and the smell of laundry detergent.