PragmatIC is fortunate to be supported by a Board of Directors comprising of experts from multiple industry segments, whose in-depth insights and knowledge help us to formulate our business strategy and growth plans.

Erik Langaker 

Erik has an extensive background of developing and commercialising technology businesses, with 30 years’ international experience in private equity and entrepreneurial ventures. He has been an active investor and Chair, or Board Director, in 25 companies, many in complementary sectors to PragmatIC. He brings a strong track record in chairing public companies and raising capital, for example recently leading CMR Surgical Ltd to a valuation of over £1 billion.

Scott White
Chief Executive Officer

Scott is an experienced serial entrepreneur, leading his sixth technology venture as CEO of PragmatIC. He was also a co-founder and board director at computer vision-based AI company Cortexica, acquired by Zebra Technologies. Past successes include Azea Networks, which he grew from concept to 8 figure sales levels before acquisition. He has lived and worked across the globe including Australia, Japan, Singapore, Indonesia, the US and UK.

Richard Price
Chief Technology Officer

Richard has over 25 years' experience in the development and commercialisation of a wide-range of new technologies based on novel processes, materials and flexible electronics. Richard has a BSc and PhD in Chemistry from the University of Durham. He is inventor/co-inventor on over 25 patent families. Richard is a non-executive director at the Henry Royce Institute – the UK’s National Institute for advanced materials research.

Gordon Campbell
Chief Financial Officer

Gordon is a Deloitte qualified Chartered Accountant with over 25 years experience in Cambridge based technology companies. He was involved in the NASDAQ listing of Smallworldwide plc and as CFO he led the IPO of Ubisense Group plc on AIM in 2011. He has also been involved in numerous M&A deals that has given him exposure to accounting in 18 countries around the world and funding rounds raising in excess of £100 million. 

Andrew Williamson
Non Executive Director

Andrew is the Managing Partner at Cambridge Innovation Capital and has considerable experience of building technology businesses. Prior to joining CIC, he was at True North Venture Partners in Chicago. Before this Andrew spent ten years leading materials science and semiconductor research in US government research laboratories, followed by managing director positions at venture capital funds Physic Ventures in San Francisco and MalibuIQ in Los Angeles.

Adam Bastin
Non Executive Director

Adam is the Vice President, Corporate Development at Arm Ltd, the world's largest semiconductor IP company, where he is responsible for the sourcing and execution of acquisitions and investments. He is an experienced M&A, corporate finance and investment professional with 17 years transaction experience, both for leading investment banks and FTSE 100 companies. He is also a non-executive director of other start up companies, including Trustonic and Geomerics.

Dave Edwards
Non Executive Director

Dave was CTO at Avery Dennison from 2006 to 2012, where he was responsible for the R&D and Technology function of the Corporation. Dave joined Avery Dennison in 1999 as New Business Development Director. Previously he was MD of the British Printing Company and he was an R&D Scientist at Union Carbide. He has 25 granted patents and continues to advise companies through his position as senior partner at Flex R&D Inc.

Philip Hudson
Non Executive Director

Philip has 26 years experience in the security field. He has served twice as the chairman of the International Hologram Manufacturing Association. He managed De La Rue Holographics and established Optaglio Ltd, launching innovative developments in security devices. More recently Philip set up IQ Structures, a company developing micro and nano structures for novel applications.